Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Proctor, Charles Richard (1926 - 2013)

26 September 1926
9 January 2013
Victoria, Australia
anaesthetist and medical practitioner


Dr Charles Proctor joined the Wallaby Club in 1980 and retained his membership until his death in 2013. He was elected President in 1990 and was Walks Secretary 1985-1986. He trained as a general medical practitioner and anaesthetist and was an advisor of pharmaceuticals with ICI. During World War II he was a member of the Royal Australian Air Force and subsequently became the first pot-War Regional Deputy Principal Medical Officer for the RAAF in Victoria with the rank of Group Captain. Ill health prevented Charles from attending walks and functions for some time prior to his passing which was announced in 'The Age' on 14 January 2013 following a private funeral service held on 11 January.


Other career appointments include:
* Member of the Board of Examiners for the Fellowship of the Faculty of Anaesthetists of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons; and
* Member of the Board of Examiners for the Diploma of Anaesthetics of the University of Melbourne


1980 - 2013
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 139, photographs pages 124.

Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy

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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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