Frederick SmithBMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b2439 (Published 23 June 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2439
- G C Jackson
Frederick Smith, known to all his friends and colleagues as Fred, died on 4 December 2008 following a major stroke. He was aged 80. He graduated from Manchester Medical School in 1951. During two years of training posts at Salford University he met his wife, Marjorie, then a casualty sister.
He chose to take a short service commission in the Royal Army Medical Corps rather than the two …