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Cairns, Sir Hugh William Belllocked

  • Peter H. Schurr


Cairns, Sir Hugh William Bell (1896–1952), neurosurgeon, was born on 26 June 1896 in Port Pirie, South Australia. His father, William Cairns (1868–1958), a carpenter and joiner, had emigrated from Glasgow in 1889 and married Amy Florence Bell (1867–1964), a local music teacher. In 1903 they moved to the small township of ...

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