Joseph Francis McGarity

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 07 September 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c4878
  1. Leo McGarity

    Joseph Francis McGarity (“Frank”) was born in the Stag’s Head in the mining village of Esh Winning, County Durham. He qualified in 1940 from Durham University before joining the Indian Medical Service. He was sent to Singapore in 1942, shortly before the Japanese invasion. Stationed at Raffles Hotel, which was being used as a field hospital, he was the last British serviceman to leave before being taken to Changi prisoner of war camp. In …

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