Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

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

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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

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.

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