Dr. Raymond Arthur DART

DART, Raymond Arthur

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 25 March 1918, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: Medical Officers
Born: Toowong, Queensland, 4 February 1893
Home Town: Blenheim, Lockyer Valley, Queensland
Schooling: Toowong and Blenheim State School, Ipswich Grammar School, and Sydney University
Occupation: Medical practitioner
Died: Natural causes, Johannesburg, South Africa, 22 November 1988, aged 95 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

25 Mar 1918: Enlisted AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, Medical Officers, Sydney, New South Wales
17 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, Medical Officers, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Jul 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, Medical Officers, HMAT Borda, Sydney
4 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Captain, Medical Officers, Discharged in England

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"Raymond Arthur Dart (1893-1988), anatomist and anthropologist, was born on 4 February 1893 at Toowong, Brisbane, fifth of nine children of Samuel Dart, a Queensland-born storekeeper, and his wife Eliza Ann, née Brimblecombe, who was born in New South Wales. Raised mainly on a dairy farm near Laidley, Raymond attended Toowong and Blenheim State and Ipswich Grammar schools. He graduated from the University of Queensland (B.Sc., 1914; M.Sc., 1916) with first-class honours in biology, and studied medicine at the University of Sydney (Ch.M., MB, 1917; MD, 1927), where he came under the influence of James Wilson. Resident in St Andrew’s College, he was acting vice-principal in 1917. He was a medical officer at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital; as a captain (1918-19) in the Australian Army Medical Corps, he served in England and France but saw no action..." - READ MORE LINK (adb.anu.edu.au)