Bachelor of Medicine ChB, New Zealand University, 1942. Doctor of Medicine, Otago University, 1973.
Visiting anaethetist, Waikato Hospital, New Zealand, 1948-1954 56-57; registrar anaethetics, Auckland Hospital, New Zealand, 1954-1955; registrar anaethetics, Royal Children's Hospital, Womens Hospital, Melbourne, 1955-1956; director anaethesia, Palmerston North Hospital, New Zealand, 1957-1980; visiting anaesthestist, Horowhenua Hospital, Levin, New Zealand, 1982-1990.
Chairman Willard Home Presbyterian Social Superior vena cava syndrome, Palm North, New Zealand, 1989-1990. F/Lieutenant Medical Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1943-1946. Fellow Royal Australian College of Surgeons, Australian and New ZealandColl. of Anesthetists, Faculty of Anaesthetists Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.
Member New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists (president 1964-1966), Rotary (Paul Harris fellow), Australian Society of Medical History.
Married Jessie Dorrell Gunn, April 18, 1945. Children: Anthony, William, Robert.