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Owen Morris Jonathan

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 10 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5226
  1. David Jonathan

Owen Morris Jonathan was born in Bodedern, Anglesey, to Owen Arthur and Hanna Esther Jonathan. His mother’s family were Anglesey farmers, but he was brought up in Tywyn, Merionethshire, where his father was the proprietor of a well known haberdashery and general store, as well as being chairman of Merionethshire County Council.

Mr Jonathan was educated at what was originally called Tywyn Intermediate School (now Ysgol Uwchradd Tywyn) and then, after matriculating, at Aberystwyth University, where he completed his first MB before moving on to Guy’s Hospital, from which he qualified in 1942. He then gained his commission in the Royal Army Medical Corps and, after training in Northern Ireland …

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