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Richard Pell-Ilderton

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 12 August 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4296
  1. Rosie Pell-Ilderton

Richard Pell-Ilderton (known to friends and colleagues as Dick) was born in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, in 1921 and left school at 16. He worked briefly in a bank before joining the 2nd/9th Manchester Regiment at the outbreak of the second world war. In 1942 he was ordered to the Far East to serve in Sir Bill Slim’s “forgotten army.” …

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