Sydney Fancourt McDonald, Marmna [?], [Egypt] to his mother, 20 Mar 1914

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Creator McDonald, Sydney Fancourt
Title Sydney Fancourt McDonald, Marmna [?], [Egypt] to his mother, 20 Mar 1914
Open Access Status Other
Date 1914-03-20
Year available 2016
Series Sydney Fancourt McDonald Collection, UQFL152
Type text/tiff
Original Format Letter, 10p; 26 x 20 cm.
Source Sydney Fancourt McDonald Collection, UQFL152, Box 1, Folder 3
Language eng
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Abstract/Summary Sydney Fancourt McDonald was born in Brisbane in 1885. He was educated at Brisbane Boys Grammar School and the University of Melbourne. He was part of the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC.) during the First World War and was mentioned in despatches in 1916. He worked as a physician and lecturer on diseases of children and soldiers. From 1939 to 1945, he served in the RAAF. as a Group Captain and Consulting Physician. He was a foundation fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians and the first paediatrician within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Queensland.
Keyword McDonald, Sydney Fancourt, 1885-1947
Great Britain. Army. Royal Army Medical Corps
World War, 1914-1918 -- Egypt -- Personal narratives
Airforce officers
Army officers
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Advisory Statement Content of this letter may contain language or terms that are no longer used.
Transcribed by Eliza Copeland 18 March 2016.

Document type: Manuscript
Collections: Fryer Library
Curated Collection: First World War
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Created: Fri, 18 Mar 2016, 20:38:01 EST by Elizabeth Alvey on behalf of Fryer Library