Eric Harry Miles FoxenBMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4304 (Published 24 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4304
- Jocelyn Hollway, Gillian Fenwick
Eric Harry Miles Foxen was born in Watford, the only child of Bessie and Harry Foxen. He was the first pupil from Watford Grammar to take 1st MB and entered Westminster Hospital Medical School for clinical training five months before the outbreak of the second world war.
In September 1942 he joined the Royal Army Medical Corps and became regimental medical officer to the Glider Pilot Regiment. He trained in otology at the military hospital in Edinburgh, becoming a graded otologist in …