Obituaries

Vivian Byron John Edwards

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3377 (Published 19 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h3377
  1. Richard Edwards

Vivian Byron John Edwards was one of a dwindling number with memories of prewar Repton. Born in Leicester in 1920, he had a distinguished Repton career, entering the school in 1934, becoming head of priory, a school prefect and representing the school at football hockey and fives which he captained. He excelled at all ball games, but especially at football. as a freescoring centreforward. He gained his “teamer” in 1936 and led the line for a further two seasons. He went on to represent his regimental and hospital football teams. He was also a useful tennis player …

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