The Australian Intercollegian VOL.LIX, No. 1

1. Brown Prior Anderson Holdings Pty Ltd (estab. Circa 1900)
2. The Australian Student Christian Movement (estab. 1896)
01 Mar 1956
The Journal of the Australian Student Christian Movement.
"Edward Leslie Gault attended the old Model school in Spring Street, from which he won a scholarship to Wesley College, and later to the University of Melbourne, where he graduated M.A in1883. Thereafter, by teaching, he worked his way through the medical course, and graduated M.B., B.S in 1890, and later M.S. in 1903. Proceeding to England, he went to London and worked at Moorfield's Eye Hospital."
"In 1896 he commenced General Practice in Melbourne, specialising in eye, ear, nose and throat work, one of the earliest trained primarily for such work in Melbourne, he also served as an honorary oculist to the Alfred Hospital." (Obituary, Dr Leonard Mitchell, reprinted from the Medical Journal of Australia, April 16, 1955, page 588)
His son Dr Edward Woodall Gault (1903-1982), eldest daughter Dr Adelaide Gertrude Gault (1899-1977), nephew Henry Woodall Gault (1899-?), his grandsons John Edward Gault and Robin Fraser, great-grandson Andrew Edward Gault and great-great-granddaughter Stephanie Louise Gault who also followed him into medicine.
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24.7 x 18.7 cm
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Gift of the Gault and Joy Families, 2022
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