Henry Percy AWMM
Also known as
Henry Pervical AWMM
WWI 3/2961 AWMM
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WW1 Mrs Mabel Louise Pickerill (wife), "Hazelwell", Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 30 December 1916 AWMM Married AWMM
Married, 4 children AWMM
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Husband of Mabel and then from December 1934 Cecily Mary Wise Pickerill nee Clarkson (1903-1988)
He established a medical unit for the treatment of facial and jaw injuries at No.2 New Zealand General Hospital at Walton-on-Thames. On arrival back in Dunedin in 1919, he continued the unit, and resumed his position as Dean of the Dental School at the University of Otago.
Doctor Pickerill pioneered the use of bone, skin and fat grafting and jaw wiring in the treatment of servicemen with severe facial injuries inflicted in the trenches. (150 Alumni Heroes, The University of Otago Magazine) AWMM
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Henry Percy Pickerill
H.p. Pickerill, was a great man and did so much for NZ. Our soldiers and our children also training his wife
Who did so much for NZ children (see A DAme We Knew, a tribute to Dame Cecily Pickerill) B Harris.
Dr HPP your ideas are being reinvented as we speak.! Causes of Dental caries today, sounds like a new event! You were first and the best n NZ.
As Swee Tan has said, without our pioneers where would we be now.
Sorry you were left alone on your voyage to Australia but glad seven years later you found Cecily and
You and she were so good together. Beryl. H
Public - Beryl - Researcher - 2 June 2016
Thank you for your incredible contribution in helping to make a difference to the lives of men injured and disfigured during WW1.
Public - Kirsty - Other Relative - 19 April 2015
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
49: 21 AWMM
- Dominion Post AWMM
Obituary: Dominion, 11 August 1956 AWMM
- Meikle, M. (2013). Reconstructing faces : The art and wartime surgery of Gillies, Pickerill, McIndoe and Mowlem. Dunedin : Otago University Press. AWMM
- Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
- Thomson, G.W. (1914-1918) G.W. Thomson photographs. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-2003-1. AWMM
|02 June 2016||Beryl||Upper hutt||Researcher||
|19 April 2015||Kirsty||Auckland||Other Relative||
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