DR. A. KRAKOWSKY
Dr. Alexander Krakowsky, a well known Adelaide physician, died sud denly in Paris last Wednesday. Dr. Krakowsky had been in poor health for some time, and left with his wife and daughter for treatment in Paris about fifteen months ago. Born in Russia, Dr. Krakowsky became a
naturalised British suoject, and was a medical officer with the British Forces in the South African war, where he received two decorations for bravery on the field. At the outbreak of the Great War in 1914 he was sent to Shanghai by the British Government, and he married Dr. Christina Goode, of Adelaide, in London, just before leaving for the East. While at Shang- hai, Dr. Krakowsky was decorated by the Government of France for services he rendered to French soldiers at that port. He came to South Australia in 1916, and practised at Renmark for four or five years. He then came to Adelaide, where he practised on North terrace as a specialist for a number of years. He has left a widow, who is in Paris, and one daughter, who is at school in France.