Robert James DallasBMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1420 (Published 24 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1420
- Alan Dallas
Robert James Dallas (“Bob”) was born in Coventry, England, but after being evacuated because of the worsening blitz, spent much of his childhood with his two brothers and parents in Angus County, Scotland, near where his father’s clan originally came from. Bob attended school in Dundee but his focus was drawn to medicine only after serving two years compulsory national service, after the war, in the British army.
Bob was a renowned athlete and excelled at school and in the army as a sprinter and soccer player. He gained an …