Obituaries

ObituariesFrederick BaarJohn (“Jack”) Alfred Campbell BurridgeFinlay Graham CampbellAdele Patricia Chatterjee (née Powell)George Archibald CraigRonald DentJames Montgomery Leishman HowatMaurice KenigJohn Douglas WilkinsonAlastair Milner Macdonald WilsonRobert Baird WilsonThomas Henry Wilson

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7195.1423 (Published 22 May 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1423

Frederick Baar

  1. Margaret Baar

    General surgeon Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, 1957-85 (b Opava, former Czechoslovakia; q Prague; FRCS), d 14 March 1999. In 1939 he escaped from the Nazi occupation and fled to England where he joined the Royal Army Medical Corps and served in India and the Middle East. After surgical training he emigrated to Canada. He was interested in endoscopy and vascular surgery and was chief of surgery at the Plummer Hospital. In Sault he was a member of the B'nai Brith and loved the arts, especially classical music and opera. He was an accomplished pianist. He also enjoyed riding, skiing, swimming, and tennis. He leaves a wife, Betty, and a daughter and a son.

    John (“Jack”) Alfred Campbell Burridge

    1. Barry Ross

      Former general practitioner Warlingham, Surrey, 1934-74 (b Slough 1908; q King's 1933; MBE), d 4 March 1999. Jack joined the Royal Army Medical Corps soon after Dunkirk and trained with 222 Field Ambulance. He was appointed second in charge of 212 Field Ambulance and was with the 53 (Welsh) Division after their Normandy landing on D Day + 21. The division saw heavy action in the next few months and was engaged in the Ardennes offensive. Jack was mentioned in dispatches and was awarded the MBE (Mil). At the end of the war he became senior medical officer to 308 Brigade. When he returned to general practice referral letters to visiting consultants were never necessary as Jack invariably presented the patients himself as he was keen to discuss their management with his colleagues. He was appointed a serving brother of the Order of St John in 1958. Outside medicine he was a keen golfer and an expert gardener. He retired to Sussex and then to Suffolk and Norfolk. He leaves a wife, Margery, and five children.

      Finlay Graham Campbell

      1. W R Morris

        Former neurologist Croydon and east Surrey, 1965-88 (b Glasgow 1923; q …

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