Biographical entry Weigall, Gerald C. ( - 1950)
Dr Gerald Weigall joined the Wallaby Club in 1917 and maintained his membership until his death in 1950. He was elected President in 1935. He was a physician and his career appointements included President of the British Medical Association (Victorian Branch), Medical Officer Stonnington Military Hospital and Honorary Surgeon to the Duke of Gloucester in 1934.
Regarding his Presidency 1935-1936: 'The next President, Gerald Weigall, had been, and for many years continued to be, one of the most delightful and entertaining companions. As physician to H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester on his Australian visit for the Centenary of Melbourne, President of the B.M.A., the Old Melbournians, the University Graduates Association and the Wallaby Club, he was a very busy man. His tour with the Duke was a highlight of his career, and the story of experiences provided royal entertainment ofr his privileged friends.
And 'tis said, but about this I'm dubious, very
It was "stop in bed, Hal please" and "yes, I wont Jerry.
J. Woodburn, page 66
- 1917 - 1950
- 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 65, 66, 72, photographs page 21, 62.
Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy
Created: 12 April 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.