Obituaries

Morris Metcalf

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e4035 (Published 27 June 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e4035
  1. Jane Metcalf

Morris was frustrated in his initial attempt to sign up when the second world war was declared and had to qualify first. During final year he worked at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, volunteering for the hospital fire brigade, which “necessitated” drills practising rescues from the nursing residences. Matron was not amused. A keen rugby and cricket player, Morris represented …

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