Fellows 1956



Name: John James Campbell Lamrock

MB ChM, Sydney, 1916

Date of Birth: 23 March 1891
Date of Death: 1973

After completing his medical degree at the University of Sydney in 1916, John James Campbell Lamrock joined the Australian Imperial Force as a medical practioner. On disembarking at Plymouth, Lamrock was hospitalised for several weeks due to mumps. He was then assigned to the 1st Australian General Hospital and, later, with the 10th Field Ambulance.

Lamrock was discharged from the army in 1920, and returned to civilian practice.

His application for fellowship, completed by foundation fellows Lennard Travers and Mary Burnell, describes Lamrock as “[o]ne of the most senior specialists in anaesthesia in Sydney”. As well as holding the position of Senior Anaesthetist at Sydney Hospital, Lamrock was a tutor in anaesthetics at the University of Sydney.

Form of Proposal for Nomination for Faculty of Anaesthetists, 1955; Service record, WWI, via National Australian Archives.

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