Kenneth Fawcett MoleBMJ 2010; 340 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c3176 (Published 14 June 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c3176
- Alasdair Fraser,
- Michael Laurence
Kenneth Fawcett Mole was born in China, where his father was a medical missionary. Returning to England for his final schooling, he won an organ scholarship to Oxford, where he read classics and philosophy. At the outbreak of the second world war his grounding in Buddhist philosophy led him to register as a conscientious objector, and he joined the Friends Ambulance Service, but his experiences with them during the London Blitz made him enlist in the armed services. Posted to India with the Royal Air Force, he was recruited into the Intelligence …
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