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Green, Brian Geoffrey (1915–1953)

Dr. Brian Geoffrey Green, 38, only son of the Clerk of the House of Representatives, Mr. Frank Green, was found drowned yesterday in the Gungahlin River, 26 miles from Adaminaby, in the Snowy Mountain area.

Dr. Green was industrial medical officer to the Snowy Mountains Authority, with headquarters at Cooma.

A keen and well-known trout fisherman, he left Cooma on Tuesday to camp for a short fishing holiday on the Gungahlin River.

He was last seen alive on Tuesday. His body was found floating in the river late yesterday.

Dr. Green was educated at Canberra Grammar School, and graduated in medicine at the Sydney University in 1942.

He took up an appointment at the Cairns hospital, and later practised at Wollongong, N.S.W.

The funeral will be private.

Original publication

Additional Resources

  • birth notice, Mercury (Hobart), 9 March 1915, p 1
  • inquest, Canberra Times, 24 March 1953, p 4

Citation details

'Green, Brian Geoffrey (1915–1953)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/green-brian-geoffrey-29925/text37047, accessed 7 March 2021.

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