Obituaries

Patrick Offley Porter Newell

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h4297 (Published 12 August 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4297
  1. Antonia Newell

Patrick Offley Porter Newell was born in Singapore but educated at Portora Royal School, Enniskillen, where he excelled in rugby, cricket, and swimming. On leaving school he worked briefly as a journalist for a local paper in Suffolk before being called up into the Essex Regiment. After fracturing his ankle playing rugby the night before embarking for Sierra Leone, …

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