Albert Blair Harrington

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 23 October 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5881
  1. Brian May

Albert Blair Harrington was brought up in Brisbane, Australia. He came to Britain as a young man in search of a medical training and studied for his MD at Aberdeen University. In 1939 he married Valerie White of Kiltegan, Co Wicklow, and a strong Irish connection was established. After the second world war, when he was a captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps serving in the North African campaigns, Greece, and Crete, he returned to England. He aspired to a clinical career in neurology, notably as …

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