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Gilbert Reynolds Troup was born in Christchurch, New Zealand and educated at Melbourne Grammar School. After studying accountancy and learning the art of tea-planting in Ceylon, he eventually decided to enter the medical profession. Before graduating MB BS in 1922 at Melbourne University he was elected president of the Medical Students' Society.
After serving as a resident medical officer at the Royal Perth Hospital, he commenced private practice in Subiaco in the metropolitan area. General medicine was always his interest and he was soon appointed as a junior honorary physician to the Royal Perth Hospital. In 1930 he went to Lo...