Obituaries

Thomas Stapleton

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39491.712014.BE (Published 28 February 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:513
  1. John A Davis

Professor (emeritus) Thomas Stapleton (“Tom”) died peacefully of old age at his home in Lane End, High Wycombe, on 15 November.

He was born in Lynton, Devon, on 1 February 1920 and was educated at the King’s School, Canterbury (Kent), and University College, Oxford, qualifying during the second world war. After service in the Royal Army Medical Corps he was awarded his DM and gained a travelling scholarship to work under Dr Gamble in …

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