John HofmeyrBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g1865 (Published 03 March 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g1865
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John Hofmeyr retired to Reading in 1989 from Thurrock, Essex, where he had been a GP for nearly 25 years. Born in South Africa, he attended school in Cape Town and qualified at St Mary’s, London. He took great pride in being a graduate of this august establishment and was a member of the Rifle Club with Alexander Fleming during his undergraduate years there.
In the early 1940s he served in the East African-Abyssinian campaign in …