Leslie Melvin Green

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 22 September 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d5971
  1. Susan Wilson

From his earliest years, helping his father make up medicines, Melvin Green was determined to become a doctor.

In his final year at the Middlesex, he was seconded with other medical students to Mount Vernon Hospital in June 1944 to prepare for the reception of wounded on D Day. National service in the RAF Medical Branch followed, between 1947 and 1949, when he liaised with US flying medical officers during the Berlin air lift. He …

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