Thomas John Stuart Merrington BlackBMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c3344 (Published 21 June 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c3344
- Joan Black,
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Thomas John Stuart Merrington Black (“John”) was born in Leeds, and educated at Ratcliffe College, Leicester, and at Trinity College and the Meath Hospital in Dublin, where he was a prize winning student.
He was mobilised for two years of national service in 1952, during which time he was commissioned in the Royal Yorks and Lancs, Essex, and Royal Norfolk Regiments, and he volunteered for service in the Far East. He was involved in peace keeping operations in Korea, Hong Kong, and …