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Dr Bob Dallas practised as a GP in Tirau from 1964 until retirement to Mount Maunganui in 1987.Bob was born in Coventry, England, but after being evacuated because of the worsening blitz, spent much of his childhood with his two brothers and parents in Angus County, Scotland, near where his fathers clan were originally from.He graduated MB ChB at St Andrews University, Scotland, in 1958 and gained D.Obst.RCOG in 1964. Bob was also awarded a Blue, representing Scottish Universities at soccer. Family links to medicine included two uncles and one brother as doctors while Bobs father and older brother were pharmacists.The rural township of Tirau welcomed Bob and Frances and family.Bobs main passion was golf but he was also a ready participant at tennis, swimming, water-skiing, and snow-skiing. He played music by ear; was accomplished at chess, sudoku, and cryptic crosswords; and enjoyed travelling within New Zealand and abroad with Frances and family.Frances still lives at Mount Maunganui; son Angus resides with Michelle and their son Cameron in Te Awamutu; and son Graham resides with Lynette and Sam, Kieran, and Nicholas in Cambridge. Son Alan and Janette reside with daughters Morgan and Lucy in Wanganui.

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Dr Bob Dallas practised as a GP in Tirau from 1964 until retirement to Mount Maunganui in 1987.Bob was born in Coventry, England, but after being evacuated because of the worsening blitz, spent much of his childhood with his two brothers and parents in Angus County, Scotland, near where his fathers clan were originally from.He graduated MB ChB at St Andrews University, Scotland, in 1958 and gained D.Obst.RCOG in 1964. Bob was also awarded a Blue, representing Scottish Universities at soccer. Family links to medicine included two uncles and one brother as doctors while Bobs father and older brother were pharmacists.The rural township of Tirau welcomed Bob and Frances and family.Bobs main passion was golf but he was also a ready participant at tennis, swimming, water-skiing, and snow-skiing. He played music by ear; was accomplished at chess, sudoku, and cryptic crosswords; and enjoyed travelling within New Zealand and abroad with Frances and family.Frances still lives at Mount Maunganui; son Angus resides with Michelle and their son Cameron in Te Awamutu; and son Graham resides with Lynette and Sam, Kieran, and Nicholas in Cambridge. Son Alan and Janette reside with daughters Morgan and Lucy in Wanganui.

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Dr Bob Dallas practised as a GP in Tirau from 1964 until retirement to Mount Maunganui in 1987.Bob was born in Coventry, England, but after being evacuated because of the worsening blitz, spent much of his childhood with his two brothers and parents in Angus County, Scotland, near where his fathers clan were originally from.He graduated MB ChB at St Andrews University, Scotland, in 1958 and gained D.Obst.RCOG in 1964. Bob was also awarded a Blue, representing Scottish Universities at soccer. Family links to medicine included two uncles and one brother as doctors while Bobs father and older brother were pharmacists.The rural township of Tirau welcomed Bob and Frances and family.Bobs main passion was golf but he was also a ready participant at tennis, swimming, water-skiing, and snow-skiing. He played music by ear; was accomplished at chess, sudoku, and cryptic crosswords; and enjoyed travelling within New Zealand and abroad with Frances and family.Frances still lives at Mount Maunganui; son Angus resides with Michelle and their son Cameron in Te Awamutu; and son Graham resides with Lynette and Sam, Kieran, and Nicholas in Cambridge. Son Alan and Janette reside with daughters Morgan and Lucy in Wanganui.

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