Robert Henry Palmer FitzpatrickBMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a2351 (Published 07 November 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2351
- William Fitzpatrick
Robert Henry Palmer Fitzpatrick (“Fitz”) was born in British India at the outbreak of the first world war. He was one of four brothers who were all medically qualified and from several generations of army doctors. Fitz was in the medical corps for 11 years before the start of the second world war.
He then found himself, thankfully he used to say, in the western desert for four long years, away from the Far East, which he clearly …