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William Herbert Ward - bibliography

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Australian physician, born January 17, 1894, Randwick, New South Wales; died July 28, 1972, Newcastle, New South Wales.


  • Errol G. Knox:
    Who's Who in Australia. 9th ed. Melbourne: Herald and Weekly Times, 1935.

  • W. W Gunther, in Australasian Journal of Dermatology August 1972, 13 (2): 84-85.
  • Ian O.Stahle, in Australasian Journal of Dermatology, August 1972, 13(2): 85-86.

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