Wellington Province


BUTEMENT, Dr William

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Butement, William, J.P, M.B, B.Ch. [NZ] M.R.C.S: [England] L.R.C.P [London], Physician and surgeon, `Avalon' Hall Street, Masterton. Bankers, Bank of New South Wales. P.O Box 51. Dr Butement was born in Dunedin in 1866, and was educated at Christ's College, Christchurch. In the University of Otago he graduated, taking the degrees of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1890. He was in charge of the Dunedin Hospital for some time in 1891, and later acted as locum tenens in Wellington for twelve months. In the following year he went to England, where in 1893 he gained his diplomas as M.R.C.S [England] and L.R.C.P [London], returning to New Zealand in July of that year. He then settled in Masterton to practise his profession. Dr Butement is surgeon to various local benefit societies, and is interested in all field sports, being a vice-president of the Wairarapa Amateur Athletic and Cycling Club, and of the New Zealand Amateur Athletic Association.

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