DR. PERCY MOORE WOOD.
The death has taken place of Dr. Percy
Moore Wood, of Strathfield, in his 83rd year, He was formerly a house surgeon and resident obstetrician of Guy's Hospital, Lon- and served as medical officer with the P. & O. Line and with the Eastern Exten- sion Telegraph Co. and travelled extensively. For some time he was Government Medical Officer and Protector of Aborigines in the Northern Territory.
Dr Wood was married in London in 1890. and in the same year returned to Australia and commenced practice at Ashfield. He was interested in the affairs of the St. John Ambulance Association, a vice-president of the Pittwater Regatta, and a student of litera- ture. As a Freemason was as a member of Lodge Victoria No. 73 for 49 years. He is survived by his widow.