John George Clarke MunroBMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a3048 (Published 22 December 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a3048
- H D R Munro
Born in Finzean, Aberdeenshire, John George Clarke Munro (“Clarke”) attended Robert Gordon’s College, Aberdeen (1940-4).
He first graduated BSc from the University of Aberdeen in 1947. Following national service in the Royal Air Force (shortened after qualifying as a pilot), he entered medical school in Aberdeen, qualifying MB ChB in 1954. Throughout his university career, he excelled in athletics and rugby, representing the university in both sports over several years.
After a period of general practice in Coventry from 1956 to 1963, Clarke emigrated …