Poate, Hugh Raymond Guy, (Sir) (1884-1961)

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Poate, Hugh Raymond Guy, (MVO, FRACI) (1884-1961)
Poate, Hugh Raymond Guy (1884-1961)
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Surgeon
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Sir Hugh Raymond Guy Poate (1884-1961), surgeon, was born on 16 January 1884 at Summer Hill, Sydney, eldest surviving of five children of Frederick Poate, surveyor, and his wife Julia Frederica Elvina,...

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Sir Hugh Poate was skilled in orthopaedic, cranial and thoracic surgery. He was an international authority on thyroid surgery and was the first Australian to introduce medical treatment for hyperthyroidism using "thio" drugs. He was heavily involved with the St John Ambulance Brigade, becoming chief executive in 1947 when the Australian commandery became an independent branch. Poate was knighted in 1952, a foundation Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), President of the Medical Board of New South Wales, President of the Orchid Society of New South Wales and of the Royal Horticultural Society of New South Wales.

  • Career position - Resident of the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney
  • Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Master of Surgery (ChM) completed at the University of Sydney
  • Career position - Medical work in London
  • Career position - Commissioned in the Australian Army Medical Corps
  • Career position - Private practice in Macquarie Street, Sydney
  • Career position - Joined the St John Ambulance Brigade
  • Career position - Member of the Australian Imperial Force
  • Career position - Consulting Surgeon to the Royal Australian Air Force
  • Career position - State Commissioner of the St John Ambulance Brigade
  • Career position - Lecturer in postgraduate surgery and Director of the surgical unit at the Prince Henry Hospital, Sydney
  • Career position - Administrative Head of Commandery of the St John Ambulance Brigade
  • Career position - President of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Career position - Chief Executive of Commandery of the St John Ambulance Brigade
  • Award - Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO)
  • Award - Knighted
  • Career position - Foundation Chairman of the Old People's Welfare Council of New South Wales

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  1. Poate, Hugh Raymond Guy
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Poate, Sir Hugh Raymond Guy (1884-1961), Surgeon
    Howie-Willis, Ian
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 11, 250-251

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  1. The capacity of the medical profession in Australia to absorb new members / Hugh R.G. Poate
    Poate, Hugh Raymond Guy, 1884-1961
    [ Unpublished : 1953 ]
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  1. Dr. Hugh Poate.
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  2. SIR H. POATE'S CONDITION
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  1. APPOINTMENTS. Department of the Attorney-General and of Justice.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 5 February 1954 [Issue No.15] p 358

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