Conrad LattoBMJ 2008; 337 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a1216 (Published 08 August 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1216
- Marshall Barr
Conrad Latto qualified, with first class honours, as the second world war was looming. A conscientious objector on religious grounds, he was excused military service with the condition that he continued to serve as a doctor. Ironically, he had already made his surgical mark in the 1941 Blitz of Plymouth, where he was resident surgical officer at the Prince of Wales Hospital. He became resident surgical officer at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in 1945 and honorary assistant surgeon in December 1947, one …
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