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Mervyn W F Dunning

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 10 July 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e4655
  1. Michael Dean

Mervyn W F Dunning was educated at Hampton Grammar School. In 1937 he started his training in medicine and dental surgery. At the outbreak of war in 1939 he volunteered for service with the navy, but on the advice of the admiralty he qualified in dental surgery at the Royal Dental Hospital in London, obtaining his LDS (RCS Eng) in 1941, and then deferred his medical training. From 1941 to 1942 he was house surgeon and then senior house surgeon in jaw and maxillofacial surgery at the Royal Dental Hospital in London. At the conclusion of that appointment he was given a permanent commission …

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