IT is with regret that we have observed the report of the sudden death, on October 4, of Dr. William Sutherland, at his residence, Stawell Street, Melbourne, as recorded in The Melbourne Age. Dr. Sutherland was born in Scotland in 1859. At the age of ten he went with his parents to live in Melbourne. He obtained a Government exhibition, and finished his preliminary education at Wesley College. From there he went to the University, where he took his Master of Arts degree, obtaining the highest honours each year in mathematics. The winning of the Gilchrist scholarship in his final year enabled him, under the terms of the exhibition, to go to London University College. He was then only twenty years of age. Three years later he returned to Australia, having obtained a degree in science.
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L., J. Dr. W. Sutherland . Nature 88, 116 (1911). https://doi.org/10.1038/088116b0