Wilfred Ernest ChapmanBMJ 2012; 344 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e2068 (Published 27 March 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e2068
- Robert Catty
Wilfred Chapman (“Wilf”) was born and bred in Durham and worked there for most of his life. From the Durham Johnston Grammar School he went to Newcastle to study medicine. Having worked in orthopaedics he joined the Royal Air Force in 1942 and became medical officer to an Australian fighter squadron before serving in Normandy and onwards into Germany. After being demobbed in 1946 he …
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