Collection MS 1389 - Correspondence and diaries from time in the New Hebrides as a medical missionary at the Paton Memorial Hospital

PMB MS 1389 Finding Aid

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AU PMB MS 1389


Correspondence and diaries from time in the New Hebrides as a medical missionary at the Paton Memorial Hospital


  • 1965-1976 (Creation)

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1 reel; 35mm microfilm

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E.A. (Ted) Freeman O.A.M. served, with his wife Dorothy, as a medical missionary under the Australian Presbyterian Board of Missions in the New Hebrides from 1963-1970. During this time he worked as a medical superintendent at the Paton Memorial Hospital.

Whilst in the New Hebrides, Ted often worked in difficult situations. He attended to many different kinds of medical emergencies, established a blood bank, updated anaesthetic procedures, taught family planning and supervised the training of many local and expatriate doctors and nurses whilst working in the New Hebrides.

Various correspondence, diaries, some printed memorabilia.

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Mr Ted Freeman, Bowral, New South Wales.

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