Neville Lawn Birkett

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 17 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4233
  1. Hilary Shaer

Neville Lawn Birkettt was born in Ulverston and attended Ulverston Grammar School before going up to Emmanuel College, Cambridge, to study medicine. He trained at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London.

During the war he joined the Royal Air Force’s medical services and in 1946, after he was demobbed, he took a house …

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