Button, Eardley Lorimer Biography 1971

BUTTON, Eardley Lorimer
CBE [Commander of the Order of the British Empire] 1969, ED [Efficiency Decoration] (1950)
Surgeon, 14 Hill St, Wellington
Born: London, 9 March 1903; son of RL Button; married 1932 Isabel, daughter of AH Naylor; 1 daughter
Education: Wellington College, Otago University; MB [Bachelor of Medicine], ChB [Bachelor of Surgery], FRCS [Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons] (Edinburgh), FRCS(Eng), FRACS [Fellow of Royal Academy College of Surgeons], Otago University representative hockey 1923-24;
Consultant surgery Wellington Hospital, surgery Home of Compassion; visiting surgery Waipawa Hospital Board chest clinic 1950-55; council RACS [Royal Australasian College of Surgeons]1948-60; vice-president 1957-59; court of examiners RACS 1950-62; executive NZ branch British Medical Association 1948-52; president Wellington centre NZ Red Cross Society 1953-64; National president NZ Red Cross 1964-; director RL Button & Company
War service: 2nd NZ Expeditionary Force, Lieutenant-colonel surgical division 3rd NZGH [New Zealand General Hospital]; Officer in Command 1st NZ Mobile CCS; colonel in command 2ng General Hospital RNZAMC [Royal New Zealand Army Medical Corps]1948-52;
OBE [Officer of the Order of the British Empire] (Military) 1944
Recreation: golf, angling
Private address: Lincoln Court, Washington Ave, Wellington 2

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New Zealand Who’s Who 10th edition 1971

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