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Peter Charles Collinson

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 12 December 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7674
  1. Charles Collinson

Peter Charles Collinson was born in Rotherham and educated at Sheffield University and Saint Bartholomew’s Hospital. After house jobs he joined the Royal Navy and spent the next year embroiled in the battle of the Atlantic serving as ship’s surgeon on HMS Hurricane, escorting convoys to keep the British war effort supplied. His ship rescued more than 1100 mariners and passengers. In September 1940, the evacuee ship City …

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