David D. Browne
Dr David D. Browne was born in April 1893. He was educated in Victoria and graduated M.B., B.S. from the University of Melbourne in 1916. He then served in France and Flanders until 1918 when he was invalided home.
On his return to Melbourne he practised as resident medical officer at the Military Hospital, Mont Park, and at the Women's Hospital and Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. From 1919 to 1924 he was general practitioner at Cobden, Victoria. The next thirty-five years he spent at Wangaratta in general practice and as honorary surgeon at the Wangaratta District Base Hospital. During World War II he served for two years at military hospitals in Victoria.
In 1960 he started general practice at McCrae on the Mornington Peninsula, retiring only in 1969 after fifty-three years of active life in the practice of medicine.