Exordium - Stewart Hecker

Name: Stewart Roy Hecker

MBBS – University of Adelaide (1919)

Date of Birth: 2 August 1895
Date of Death: 1954

Stewart Roy Hecker was born in 1895 in South Australia. He graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1919 with his MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery). In 1918, Hecker joined the Australian Imperial Force in Cambrai, South Australia as a medical student. He was discharged on 18 November, 1918 and returned to Australia to continue his medical practice.


  1. Stewart Roy Hecker, ‘Exordium’, Application Form, 1952, Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History: VKGM 6903.21.

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