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Keith Hoani Holdgate

Major in 6th Field Ambulance. Served with Major Tony CAWKWELL in 3 NZ General Hospital Bari, Italy Oct 1945.

Keith Holdgate, MB ChB NZ (1924) MRCP (1929) MRACP (1952) FRACP (1959)

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    Keith Hoani AWMM
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    Holdgate AWMM
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    Jayforce 605085 AWMM
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    Unknown AWMM 30 Epsom Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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    Jayforce Mrs W. Holdgate (wife), 30 Epsom Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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  • Qualifications: MB ChB NZ (1924) MRCP (1929) MRACP (1952) FRACP (1959)

    Born: 20/4/1901

    Died: 17/11/1982

    Biography:
    Keith Holdgate died suddenly of a coronary occlusion after a long and busy life. He was born and educated in Timaru where he distinguished himself as a miler, his name being engraved on a cup below that of Lovelock. In 1924 he graduated at Otago Medical School, thereafter taking up resident appointments in Christchurch before travelling to London where he spent the next five years acquiring further experience and gaining the MRCP at his first attempt. Returning to New Zealand with his first wife he began practice on Auckland's North Shore.

    In 1930 he was appointed as the first medical registrar at Auckland Hospital and the following year as a senior visiting physician. In 1943 he joined the New Zealand Army Medical Corps and serves at the Third Base Hospital at Bari.
    Public - Peter - Researcher - 13 September 2017
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    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 45 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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13 September 2017PeterRiverlea, Hamilton, NZDirect descendant

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