Biographical entry Zwar, Bernard T. ( - 1947)
Dr Bernard Zwar joined the Wallaby Club in 1906 and maintained his membership until his death in 1947. He was President in 1933. He was a notable surgeon and Honorary Surgeon at the Melbourne Hospital; President of the Committee of Management at the Melbourne Hospital (1937-1945); and he was a prime mover in building the new Royal Melbourne Hospital in Parkville. He was also a founder to the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in 1927. He was Chariman of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research. At the University of Melbourne he was a Lecturer in Surgery (1924-1935) and Deputy to the Chancellor (1943-1944). During the First World War he served as major in the Australian Army Medical Corps at Gallipoli and Egypt.
- 1906 - 1947
- Membership - Wallaby Club
Sources used to compile this entry: Attwood, Harold (ed.), The Centenary History of the Wallaby Club, Landscape Publications, Mont Albert, 1993. List of members page 142, additional references page 37, 65, 72, 82.
Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy
Created: 18 February 2007
A Private Club
The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.
Dates and details of annual walks from 1894.