Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Summons, Walter E. ( - 1970)


medical practitioner and physician


Dr Walter Summons joined the Wallaby club in 1938 and maintained his membership until his death in 1970. He was elected President in 1950. He was a medical practitioner. His career included appointments as Deputy Chairman of the Victorian Public Health Commission, and Honorary Physician to the Alfred Hospital. He served as a Colonel in both World War I and World War II. He was a brother-in-law of W. StG. Sproule.



1938 - 1970
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 140, additional references pages 67, 68, 116, photographs pages 61, 69, 70.

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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