Richard James Lance DavisBMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b4849 (Published 16 November 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4849
- Sally Warnke
Richard James Lance Davis—known as Jim—took a commission in the Royal Marines on 1 September 1939. Sunk on HMS Repulse in December 1941, he took part in various escapades in Malaya before the fall of Singapore, when he became a prisoner of war.
Jim studied medicine at St John’s, Cambridge, during 1946-9, and claimed to have been educated on the Burma-Thailand railway and …