Obituaries

Gerald Westbury

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5194 (Published 26 August 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5194
  1. Geoffrey Keen, H B Fairley, Douglas J Pearce

Gerald Westbury died suddenly. His early studies in London were frequently interrupted by diving under laboratory benches, when war time doodle bug engines cut out before exploding nearby. As an outstanding student he won the surgery prize at Westminster and gained honours in the London MB examination. After national service in the Royal Air Force he served as resident surgical officer at the Brompton Hospital and as registrar and senior registrar to Sir Stanford …

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