Trevor Richard Walker HamptonBMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1259 (Published 20 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1259
- Fiona Hampton, David Baker, Chris Ankcorn
At grammar school in Norfolk, Trevor Richard Walker Hampton won the King George VI gold medal for the best scholar in 1948. At the presentation the King discussed the difficult decision of whether to do military service before or after university. Trevor chose to go directly to medical school in Edinburgh where he also did his house jobs. After an initial short service commission in the Royal Navy he dedicated his working life to that service. Serving at sea and in naval hospitals in the UK and overseas, he progressed to flag rank before leaving active service in 1987.
At the …