Tuesday, 18 January 2011

20. Dr Mohamed Salleh bin Haji Abdul Hamid

Dr Mohamed Salleh bin Haji Abdul Hamid

Date of birth: c1909/1910?
Place of birth: Johor?
Date of demise: 16 January 1960
Place of demise: Hospital Besar Johor Bahru (GH JB)
Place of burial:

Published data about Dr Mohamed Salleh:
  1. “Salleh Mohamed, LMS 1933”
  2. Dr Mohamed Salleh bin Haji Abdul Hamid
  3. He practiced in Johore 1933-1953 (18 years)
  4. Postgraduate course in England; passed D.P.H., London in Dec 1936; allowed 4 months' extension leave before returning to Johore in April 1937 (Malaya Tribune, 4 January 1937, Page 12. Untitled)
  5. Elected office-bearers of the Malay Students' Aid Association, Malaya, and the head office is at 45, Bussorah Road, Singapore. The Straits Times, 25 April 1948, Page 3. MALAY STUDENTS' AID BODY
  6. Appointed as advisers to the Johore Bahru Juvenile Court. The Straits Times, 27 January 1950, Page 7. JUVENILE COURT ADVISERS
  7. Appointed Principal Medical Officer Johore (The Straits Times, 24 Dec 1952 p6), making him the 1st Malay and 1st Malaysian Chief of Health and Medical Services in Johore.
  8. The Straits Times, 24 March 1953, Page 5. Malay gets top Johore medical job
  9. Appointed Unofficial members of the Johore Council of State for 1 year form Feb 1 1952. The Straits Times, 28 February 1952, Page 4. UNOFFICIALS APPOINTED
  10. He was Dato (Dr.) Salleh bin Haji Abdul Hamid.. Appointed official members of the Johore Executive Council till end Nov 1957. The Straits Times, 14 December 1956, Page 7. New Council officials
  11. Two doctors, Dato Dr. HBC Wallace and Dato Dr Mohd Salleh bin Haji Abdul Hamid, attended to the Sultan. The Straits Times, 25 January 1958, Page 1. Two doctors in attendance
  12. He died after being injected with penicillin. He died at GH JB. Berita Harian, 12 April 1960, Page 1. Kesan dari ubat

Author's notes:
Managed to text his daughter, Habibah Salleh on Facebook (22 May 2018).