John Brian WalkerBMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h1152 (Published 03 March 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h1152
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John Brian Walker was born in Catford, London, and studied medicine at New College, Oxford before completing his studies at the Royal London.
As a final year medical student during the second world war, Brian and some colleagues were asked to go to Holland in 1945. He was immediately diverted to help manage the liberation of the Belsen concentration camp. Brian was one of the first to witness the …