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Kenneth Oswald Albert Vickery

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 29 March 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1898
  1. Anthony Vickery,
  2. John Surtees

Kenneth (“Ken”) Oswald Albert Vickery was born in Scotland where his father was posted, but he was a true Devonian. He spent many nights of his student life fire watching during air raids on the roof of his teaching hospital, notably on 29 December 1940 during “the second great fire of London.” In 1943 he was posted to the Middle East and when working in a Jerusalem hospital in March …

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