Obituaries

George Alexander Cockburn Esson

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b535 (Published 09 February 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b535
  1. John MacDonald

    After house surgeon jobs at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and an assistantship in the pathology department, George Alexander Cockburn Esson joined the army and served in 1939 in Orkney, where he undertook the medical care of the army force guarding Scapa Flow. Having convinced the authorities of his special skills in bacteriology and pathology, …

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