Robert Gladstone Smith

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 17 February 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h737
  1. Julia Smith

Robert Gladstone Smith studied economics before the war but changed to medicine, inspired by the ship’s doctor during his wartime experiences as radio officer in the merchant navy. His ship, the Glenshiel, was torpedoed in 1942, and the crew were on a life boat on open …

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