The WVPA Hall of Honour

This Hall of Honour recognises poultry veterinarians and health scientists who made an outstanding contribution in the furtherance of poultry veterinary science.

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Trevor John Bagust

1944 - 2014

Born in New Zealand, Trevor was the son of a line of farmers and builders.
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Georges Bennejean

1930 - 2015

Georges Bennejean was born in Gueret, a small town in the centre of France.
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Peter Martin Biggs


Born in Petersfield, Hampshire, England, Peter Biggs graduated in 1953 from the Royal Veterinary College, London University.
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Magne Bisgaard


Born in Saksild, Denmark, Magne Bisgaard had to move to Copenhagen to gain his veterinary qualification at the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (RVAU) in 1972.
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Patrick Joseph Blackall


Born in Brisbane (Queensland), Pat Blackall graduated from the University of Queensland in 1973 with a degree in Microbiology.
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Ruzena Rachel Bock


Ruzena Rachel Bock was born in Czechoslovakia.
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Janet M. Bradbury


Janet Bradbury was born in the English Midlands and completed her BSc and MSc at St Andrews University, Scotland, before joining the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Liverpool in 1964.
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Abel Brion

1906 - 1976

Born in 1906 at Bazeilles, a village in the east of France, Abel Brion, having excelled in secondary school, was accepted in 1925 after an entrance examination by the veterinary school of Alfort. During each of the four years of his veterinary studies, he was top of his class.
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Ben Roy Burmester

1910 - 2009

Ben Burmester was born, and later died, in Petaluma, California, USA.
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