Roth, Reuter Emerich (1858-1924)

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Roth, Reuter Emerich, (DSO, CMG) (1858-1924)
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Physician
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Reuter Emerich Roth (1858-1924), physician, was born on 20 March 1858 at Brighton, England, son of Mathias Roth, Hungarian patriot and physician, and his English wife Anna Maria, née Collins. Like his...

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Reuter Roth served as a medical officer in the Boer War and World War I. He was particularly interested in promoting hygiene and exercise as important to health.

  • Education - Medical studies (MRCS) completed at University College and Hospital, London
  • Life event - Migrated to Australia (Sydney)
  • Career position - Private practice in Sydney
  • Career position - Lectured on health and exercise to the technical education branch of the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts
  • Career position - Assistant Master at Sydney Grammar School
  • Career position - Principal Medical Officer to the Public Schools Cadet Force
  • Career position - Founder of the St John Ambulance Association, Sydney centre
  • Career position - Commissioned Captain with the Medical Staff Corps of the Military Forces of New South Wales. Served in the Boer War
  • Award - Distinguished Service Order (DSO) received
  • Career position - Medical Officer in Chief of the St John Ambulance Brigade
  • Career position - Principal Medical Officer of Commonwealth forces in New South Wales
  • Career position - Honorary Medical Officer at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Camperdown, New South Wales
  • Career position - Chairman of the St John Ambulance Association, Sydney centre
  • Career position - Founder of the Royal Life Saving Society
  • Career position - Commonwealth representative at the International Congress of Hygiene and Demography in Berlin
  • Career position - Lecturer (part-time) in Anatomy, Physiology and Hygiene at Fort Street Training School, Hurlstone Training College and Sydney Technical College
  • Career position - Promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel
  • Career position - Helped to establish the State division of the British Red Cross Society
  • Career position - Commander of the 5th Field Ambulance, Australian Army Medical Corps serving in Egypt, Gallipoli and France
  • Career position - Promoted to Colonel on 6 February
  • Award - Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
  • Career position - President of the Permanent Medical Referee Board
  • Career position - Appointed Honorary Brigadier-General and transferred to the retired list

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Roth, Reuter Emerich
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Roth, Reuter Emerich (1858-1924), Physician
    Walker, D. R.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 11, 462-463

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  1. Roth, Walter Edmund (1861-1933)
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  2. INVESTITURE CEREMONY. HONOURS FROM THE KING.
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  3. GREAT ETHNOLOGIST. DR. W. E. ROTH PASSES.
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  1. PROBATE JURISDICTION. In the will of Reuter Emerich Roth, late of Sydney, in the State of New South Wales, BrigadierGeneral of the Australian Military Forces and retired medical pr...
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  2. Private Advertisements. REAL PROPERTY ACT. NOTICE OF INTENDED ISSUE OF PROVISIONAL CERTIFICATES OF TITLE. Vol. 2,058, Fol. 116. Registered proprietor: Reuter Emerich Roth. Land: 8¾...
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 3 September 1920 [Issue No.160] p 5260

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    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 12 January 1883 [Issue No.23] p 257

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  1. APPLICATIONS FOR PROBATE
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