Obituaries

William Louis Murray BigbyJames Aeneas Mackenzie BroadfootDorothy Frances EganKamel (“Kam”) HamadahNorman Dennis Woodrow

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7139.1249 (Published 18 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1249

William Louis Murray Bigby


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Former consultant anaesthetist Southampton (b Wallington 1906; q Guy's 1928; FFARCS; MBE), d 16 February 1998. Starting his career as a general practitioner, he played a major part in the civil defence of Southampton, for which he was awarded the MBE. After the war he returned to practice but soon trained in anaesthetics and became a consultant. He was very much involved in the St John Ambulance Association, serving for almost 50 years as a lecturer and examiner and also as area commissioner. He also gave his time to the administration of local hospitals and to the local branch of the Missions to Seamen. Predeceased by his wife, Marian, he leaves a son and daughter; four grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

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James Aeneas Mackenzie Broadfoot

General practitioner Port Glasgow 1948-82 (b Dingwall 1918; q Glasgow 1943), died of pneumonia and septicaemia on 23 October 1997. He landed with the Canadian Beach Group on D Day, and served as medical officer to the 1st battalion of the Royal Hampshire Regiment. At the end of the war he was posted …

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