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James Tulloch Brown

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 16 April 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2075
  1. David L Hamblen, James Graham

James Tulloch Brown was born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, and educated at Hamilton Academy before studying medicine He did house jobs at Glasgow’s Victoria Infirmary before joining the Royal Army Medical Corps in 1939. His initial posting to France ended with the Dunkirk evacuation, and in 1940 he was attached to the 21st mobile casualty clearing station. This unit supported the 7th Armoured Division (the Desert Rats) in its north African campaign through Egypt, Sicily, and the Italian landings. By 1944 he was graded as surgeon and attached to the 5th Orthopaedic Centre, involved in treating the …

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