John Henry McKnight Pinkerton

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 11 November 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6764
  1. Ian MacGillivray

After house posts in Belfast John Henry McKnight Pinkerton (“Jack”) served from 1945 to 1947 in the Royal Navy with a flotilla of minesweepers in the Mediterranean, based in Malta. When he returned to Belfast in 1947 he married Florence McKinstry, also a doctor. He was appointed a lecturer in Belfast and then senior lecturer in obstetrics and gynaecology at the University of the West Indies, where he …

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