Ryan, Charles, (Sir) (1853-1926)

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Plevna (1853-1926)
Ryan, Charles Snodgrass, (Sir) (1853-1926)
Ryan, Charles Snodgrass (1853-1926)
Ryan, Charlie (1853-1926)
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Surgeon; Ornithologist
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Biographies

Sir Charles Snodgrass Ryan (1853-1926), surgeon, was born on 20 September 1853 at Killeen station, Longwood, Victoria, second son of Charles Ryan, an Irish overlander from New South Wales who founded...

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Sir Charles Ryan was a surgeon with the (Royal) Melbourne Hospital from 1878 until his retirement in 1913 and honorary medical officer at the Children's Hospital from 1883-1913. He was a grandson of John Cotton (qv) and a brother of Ellis Rowan. A keen ornithologist and photographer, he enthusiastically supported bird protection, the introduction of nature study in schools and the holding of an annual Bird Day.

Born Longwood, Victoria, 20 September 1853. Died on board the "Otranto", near Adelaide, 23 October 1926. CB 1916, CMB, KBE 1919. Educated Universities of Melbourne (1870-72) and Edinburgh (MB, CM 1875). Served as a surgeon with the Turkish army 1876-78; surgeon, (Royal) Melbourne Hospital 1878-1913 (then consulting surgeon); honorary medical officer, Children's Hospital 1883-1913 (then consulting surgeon); chief medical officer, Victorian Railways 1903-24. Captain, Volunteer Medical Service 1878, principal medical officer, Victoria 1902, honorary physician to the governor-general 1904, assistant director of medical services, 1st Division, Australian Imperial Force 1914-16, consulting surgeon, medical headquarters staff, A.I.F. 1916-17, honorary surgeon-general, Australian Military Forces 1917-19. President, Medical Society of Victoria 1893; Turkish consul, Victoria for some years; President, Australasian Ornithologists' Union 1905-07.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Ryan, Charles Snodgrass
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Ryan, Sir Charles Snodgrass (1853-1926), Surgeon
    Forster, Frank M.C.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 11, 491-492
  3. The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001
    Robin, Libby
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2001

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  1. Plevn'de bir Avustralyalı / Charles S. Ryan ; çeviren Ali Rıza Seyfioğlou
    Ryan, Charles, Sir, 1853-1926
    [ Book : 2005 ]
    Languages: Turkish
    At GreaterDandenong Lib
    Plevn'de bir Avustralyalı / Charles S. Ryan ; çeviren Ali Rıza Seyfioğlou
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  2. Glass stereoscopic slides of Gallipoli, May 1915 / photographed by Charles Snodgrass Ryan
    Ryan, Charles Snodgrass, 1853-1926
    [ Photograph : 1915 ]
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    Glass stereoscopic slides of Gallipoli, May 1915 / photographed by Charles Snodgrass Ryan
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  3. Report / by C.S. Ryan V.D.,A.M.C, consulting surgeon to Australian Imperial Force
    Ryan, Charles Sir, 1853-1926
    [ Book : 1916 ]
    At National Library
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Resources about Charles Ryan (7)

  1. [Biographical cuttings on Charles Snodgrass Ryan, consulting surgeon, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Portrait of Sir Charles Snodgrass Ryan [Bernard Hall]
    Hall, Bernard, 1859-1935
    [ Art work : 1908 ]
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    Portrait of Sir Charles Snodgrass Ryan [Bernard Hall]
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  3. Charles Snodgrass Ryan / by Maie Casey
    Casey, Maie
    [ Book : 1959 ]
    At National Library
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  4. Plevn'de bir Avustralyalı / Charles S. Ryan ; çeviren Ali Rıza Seyfioğlou
    Ryan, Charles, Sir, 1853-1926
    [ Book : 2005 ]
    Languages: Turkish
    At GreaterDandenong Lib
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  5. Plevna : a biography in verse : Sir Charles 'Plevna' Ryan (1853-1926) / Geoff Page
    Page, Geoff, 1940-
    [ Book : 2016 ]
    At 34 libraries
    Plevna : a biography in verse : Sir Charles 'Plevna' Ryan (1853-1926) / Geoff Page
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  6. Turkish Charlie Ryan : Canakkale's Anzac hero / written by John Gillam and Yvonne Fletcher ; illustrations and graphics by Lillian Webb
    Gillam, John, 1955-
    [ Book : 2018 ]
    At 6 libraries
    Turkish Charlie Ryan : Canakkale's Anzac hero / written by John Gillam and Yvonne Fletcher ; illustrations and graphics by Lillian Webb
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  7. Papers of Maie Casey
    Casey, Maie
    [ Unpublished : 1831-1987 ]
    At National Library
    Papers of Maie Casey
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  1. Obituary: Sir Charles Ryan (1853-1926)
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