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Rosemary Anne Smith

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 25 July 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e4669
  1. Peter Sims

Rosemary Anne Smith (née Kemp) usually defied prognosis—in 1937 the senior mistress at St Paul’s School thought that she was unsuitable for medicine. She spent her working life in the services of clinical public health. Putting her age up she enlisted in the Women’s Royal Air Force (WRAF) in 1939 as a ranker; …

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