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John Edward Buck

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 08 February 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:321
  1. Farid Khan,
  2. William Scott

    John Edward Buck was born in Hove, the son of a general surgeon. His father retired after the end of the first world war and emigrated to Vancouver Island. John enjoyed the outdoor life there until his family returned to England in 1932. He went to school at Lancing and then on to Edinburgh to study medicine. He qualified in 1938 and, after house jobs, joined the army in 1940. He had an eventful war. …

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