David MattinglyBMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c166 (Published 11 January 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c166
- Clare Seamark
David Mattingly originally intended to be an electrical engineer, but the second world war intervened. Initially with the Friends’ Ambulance Unit (1940-2), he joined the Royal Air Force (1942-7) and served in Europe and Africa, becoming a staff navigation officer.
Afterwards his twin brother, Stephen, already a doctor, talked him into …