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Paul Hamilton Hume White was born in Bowral on 26th February 1910 and educated at Sydney Grammar School and Sydney University where he studied medicine. In 1926 he attended a tent meeting held by the Irish evangelist W.P. Nicholson and was converted. In 1936 he married Mary Bellingham and in 1938 they sailed to Tanganyika (Tanzania) as missionaries with the Church Missionary Society. They returned to Australia in 1941 due to Mary's illness. Paul became the secretary of CMS, and began to broadcast the Jungle Doctor Broadcasts and write the Jungle Doctor books. From 1943 he was Honorary Secretary General of the Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship (IVF) and President several times. He was also involved in the Crusader Union and Scripture Union, and founded African Enterprise. Mary died in 1970 and Paul married Ruth Longe in 1971. He and Mary had two children, David and Rosemary. He died of a heart attack on 21st December 1992.
T.H. Wilkinson was born on the Isle of Wight and was ordained in 1849 in Sydney. He was curate at Christ Church St Laurence and then St Mary's Balmain. From 1849-1851 he was chaplain of Darlinghurst Jail. He was rector of St John's Canberra from 1851-1854, before returning to Sydney and working at Ashfield and Enfield. In 1851 he married Julia Sarah Underwood (1827-1906) and they had five children.