Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Phoon Seck-wah 潘錫華 (1922-1948+)

updated August 18, 2013

MBBS (HK) December 1921. Registered to practice Hong Kong March 31, 1922-EOP. Hong Kong Government, Government Civil Hospital 1922. Private practitioner net.1922-EOP. Vice President, HKCMA 1929. Midwives Board 1930-33. Dental Board [n.d.]. Residence: R.B.L. 373 New Tai Hang Road 1941. Japanese occupation of Hong Kong, status of the practice unknown. Resumed practice after the war nlt.1948, address: 1/F, Loke Yew Building 1948.

Selected bibliography: The Hong Kong Government Gazette, March 31, 1922, Notice #160; May 9, 1941, Notice #558.《香港年鑑》香港:華僑日報 (Hong Kong Year Book)。

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

My elder brother Ramon Wong was born in 1953. He was delivered by Phoon Seck-wah. Thus I believe Phoon was still in practice in the early 1950's.

Rudi Butt said...

Thanks for the message and I am sure he was. I haven't done much with regard to post 1948 information but I am sure I'll get there somehow someday.

Anonymous said...

I believe he and his wife emigrated to Australia in 1966 to join their children who had settled there after finishing their studies.

He was still in practice in Sydney in 1984 when he passed away suddenly.

Rudi Butt said...

Thank you for the information.

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