Phillips, Gilbert Edward (1904-1952)

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Phillips, Gilbert Edward
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Neurosurgeon; Wine Connoisseur
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Gilbert Edward Phillips (1904-1952), neurosurgeon and wine connoisseur, was born on 23 September 1904 in North Sydney, son of Thomas Buckland Phillips, a Sydney-born estate agent, and his wife Edith Katherine,...

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Gilbert Phillips was one of Australia's first neurosurgeons. In the 1930s he spent three years studying in the United Kingdom under the leading neurosurgeons of the day and established the path of his future career. Much of has career was at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, and he lectured for many years in Neurology and Applied Neurophysiology in the Department of Anatomy at the University of Sydney. He was noted for having introduced new diagnostic tools such as electroencephalography. Phillips played a central role in the establishment in Sydney of the Northcott Neurological Centre, a clinic for the diagnosis of nervous diseases in returned servicemen. In his early career he was the first to study the blood groups of Australian Aboriginals and Maoris.

  • Education - BSc, University of Sydney
  • Education - MSc, University of Sydney
  • Education - MB BS, University of Sydney
  • Career position - Staff member, Department of Anatomy, University of Sydney
  • Award - Liston Wilson Research Fellowship
  • Award - Rockefeller Foundation Scholarship
  • Career position - Assistant Lecturer in Surgery, University of Sydney
  • Career position - Consulting Neurosurgeon, Lewisham General Hospital, New South Wales
  • Career position - Lecturer in Surgery, University of Sydney
  • Education - MS, University of Sydney
  • Award - Peter Bancroft Prize, University of Sydney (joint award with Stuart Morson)
  • Career position - Honorary Assistant Neurosurgeon, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
  • Career position - Consultant (part-time), Royal Australian Air Force
  • Career position - Lecturer in Neurology and Applied Neurophysiology, Department of Anatomy, University of Sydney
  • Career position - Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Career position - Founding Member, Society of Australasian Neurological Surgeons
  • Career position - Seconded to Royal Army Medical Corps, United Kingdom
  • Career position - Honorary Neurosurgeon, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Phillips, Gilbert Edward
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituary: Gilbert Edward Phillips
    Burkitt, A. N. St G.
    Published: 1952
    Series: Medical Journal of Australia, 1952, 2, 796-9
  3. Phillips, Gilbert Edward (1904-1952), Neurosurgeon and Wine Connoisseur
    Lake, Max
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 15, 603-604
  4. The Neurosurgical Society of Australasia: the first forty years
    Curtis, J. Bryant, Miller, Douglas and Simpson, Donald
    Published: 1980
    Series: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 50, 4, 434-7
  5. The foundations of neurosurgery in Australian and New Zealand
    Simpson, D. A., Jamieson, K. G. and Morson, S. M.
    Published: 1974
    Series: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 44, 3, 215-27

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  1. Essays in biology presented to Arthur Neville Burkitt : a collection of essays written by some of his pupils to celebrate his completion of twenty-one years as head of the Department of Anatomy, University of Sydney
    Wyke, B. D. (Barry Darrell)
    [ Book : 1948 ]
    At 10 libraries
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  2. The J.K. Walker lecture for ... / Wine and Food Society of N.S.W
    Seabrook, T. C
    [ Periodical : 1944-1950 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  2. Neurosurgical Society of Australasia (1940-)
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  1. IN the Supreme Court of New South Wales.—Probate Jurisdiction.—In the will of GILBERT EDWARD PHILLIPS, late
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 21 October 1955 [Issue No.120] p 3136

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... * any claim against the estate of Gilbert Edward Phillips, the abovenamed deceased, who died on or about ... IN the Supreme . Court of New South Wales.—-Probate Jurisdiction.—In the will" of GILBERT EDWABD ... 298 words
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  2. IN INSOLVENCY. In the Insolvent Estate of Edward Thornton Gilbert, of Hargrave-street, Paddington. FIRST AND ONLY MEETING.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 9 September 1884 [Issue No.461] p 6112

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    ... In the Supreme Court of New South. Wales. (19,028) IN INSOLVENCY. In the Insolvent Estate of Edward ... Thornton Gilbert, of Hargrave-street, Paddington. FIRST AND ONLY MEETING. WHEREAS the estate of the ... 278 words
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  3. IN INSOLVENCY. In the Insolvent Estate of Edward Thornton Gilbert, of Miners' Exchange, King-street, Sydney, auctioneer. To the Official Assignee and Creditors.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 20 March 1885 [Issue No.117] p 1842

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    ... . (11,402) IN INSOLVENCY. In the Insolvent Estate of Edward Thornton Gilbert, of Miners' Exchange, King ... -street, Sydney, auctioneer. To the Official Assignee and Creditors. TAKE NOTICE, that Edward Thornton Gilbert ... 131 words
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  1. Friday, July 12. In re EDWARD GILBERT.
    The Britannia and Trades' Advocate (Hobart Town, Tas. : 1846 - 1851) Thursday 18 July 1850 p 4 Article
    ... 'Friday, Julu 12. In re Edward Gilbert. Mr. Brewer, ou the part of Dr. Crookc, proved It debt of 50 ... bohalf of tho assignee, Mr. Tonkin, Mr. Lowes,. and Mr. Yardloy, examined Mr. Gilbert as follows, viz ... 1018 words
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  2. OBITUARY DEATH OF MR. EDWARD GILBERT. WIDESPREAD REGRETS EXPRESSED.
    Great Southern Herald (Katanning, WA : 1901 - 1954) Wednesday 9 December 1936 p 2 Article
    ... .A.), where he married and reared a family of seven sons and three daugh-ters. In 1904 he migrated with his ... .W.D. building in Taylor-street, Katanning, in 1904, and his fam-ily almost doubled the congregation that day ... 1226 words
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  3. Obituary MRS GILBERT
    The Southern Districts Advocate (Katanning, WA : 1913 - 1936) Monday 2 September 1929 p 2 Article
    ... Sarah Gilbert, wife of Mr Edward Gilbert, of this town, had passed away. Deceased had crossed the ... Obituary MRS GILBERT Sincere regret was expressed on Wednesday last when it became known that Mrs ... 1100 words
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  1. [Music archive of Linda Phillips
    Phillips, Linda, 1899-2002
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  2. Songs from Mitchell River and Edward River, QLD (CRIM_D01)
    Crim, Donald Emerson
    [ Sound : 1961-1962 ]
    Languages: Australian languages
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  3. The Verdery guitar series
    by Gilbert E. Biberian, Richard Charlton, Edward Green, Phillip Houghton ; compiled and edited by Benjamin Verdery
    [ Printed music : 1925-2000 ]
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  4. Winston Churchill, the wilderness years / Southern Pictures presents ; a series devised by Richard Broke and Martin Gilbert ; producer, Richard Broke ; directed by Ferdinand Fairfax
    KOCH Vision (Firm)
    [ Video : 1981-2005 ]
    At Monash Uni Library
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  1. Sub-series 1: Angus & Robertson original artwork in publications, ca. 1925-1973
    [ Photograph, Map : 1973 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  2. Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works detail plan
    Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works
    [ Map : 1914-1954 ]
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  3. Collection of maps taken from the records of the Camden Park Estate, Camden, New South Wales, approximately 1878-1958 / Camden Park Estate Pty. Ltd
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  2. Dante's Inferno : the first part of the Divine comedy of Dante Alighieri / translated and illustrated by Tom Phillips
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  3. The way it was with our ancestors : Markham/Marcum, Cobia, Waters, Gilbert : allied families, Butler, Davis, Gorman, Hutchison, Kendrick, Roberts, Richebourg, Webster / by William H. & Fonda Gilbert Waters Marcum
    Marcum, William H. (William Harold), 1910-
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  4. Poems / by Eliza Cook ; selected and edited by the author ; illustrated by John Gilbert ... etc. etc., engraved by the Brothers Dalziel
    Cook, Eliza
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    GROUP CAPTAIN ERIC DOUGLAS - RAAF - (Gilbert) Eric Douglas 1902 -1970
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    Eric Douglas joined the Port Phillip Yacht Club by 1922, the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria in 1940 and the Royal Brighton Yacht Club in 1920 and remained a member there till at least 1949. His most fav...

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  3. E & C Arnold family history
    E & C Arnold family history
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  1. Gilbert family
    Gilbert family
    [ Unpublished : 1840-1995 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  2. Richard Gilbert Symonds
    Symonds, Richard Gilbert, 1810-1896
    [ Unpublished : 1835-1872 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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  3. Berry, Polomka, Riches & Gilbert Limited
    Berry, Polomka, Riches & Gilbert Limited
    [ Unpublished : 1926-1974 ]
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  1. Creative and lateral thinking: Edward de Bono
    Burgh, Gilbert; D. C. Phillips
    [ Article : 2014 ]
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  2. Antipodean topsy-turvy: Gilbert and Sullivan in the Australian colonies.(W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's operas)(Critical essay)
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    [ Article : 2007 ]
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  3. Advertising (1 November 1952)
    Telecom Australia;
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    [ Article : 1952 ]
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  4. Trial By Jury and The Gilbert and Sullivan Story (25 March 1975 - 27 March 1975) [Event Description]
    [ Article : 1975 ]
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