John Phillip PartridgeBMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f3362 (Published 11 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f3362
- Michael J Hawkins
John Phillip Partridge, known to many as JP, was brought up in Devon and educated at Blundell’s School in Tiverton. After qualifying from St Mary’s Hospital he immediately joined the Royal Navy as a surgeon lieutenant, and, despite severe sea sickness, he served on several ships until the end of the war.
After the war …