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John Michael Talbot

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 09 February 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e568
  1. Heidi Blake

John Michael Talbot was born in Thames Ditton and educated at Kingston Grammar School. He came to living faith in his early teens through a boys’ bible class run by the Crusaders Union. He gained an undergraduate degree in medicine at London’s King’s College in the Strand, evacuated to Birmingham during the second world war, and completed his medical training at King’s College Hospital in south London.

John Talbot served two years as an doctor in the Royal Air Force in Singapore before returning to London at the end of the war to gain an MD in bacteriology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. After graduating, he returned to Kings College Hospital …

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