Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Wood, Ian J.




Sir Ian Wood joined the Wallaby Club in 1950 but only maintained his membership until 1951. He was a physician and Assistant Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. He was a Consulting Physician to the Roayl Melbourne Hospital and Colonel in World War II, commanding the Australian General Hospital in New Guinea.



1950 - 1951
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, photographs pages 69.

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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