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Richard Smith

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 07 December 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5662
  1. Tim Watkins,
  2. Tony Nicholson

Richard Smith (“Dick”) was born and grew up in Parsons Cross, between Sheffield and Rotherham. He left the local comprehensive school aged 16 joining the Royal Air Force as a cadet. Over nine years of service he was promoted to loadmaster on Hercules transport planes. However, his ambition …

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