Lives of the fellows

John Armstrong

b.3 March 1930 d.27 March 2015
MB BS Lond(1958) DObst(1960) MRCP(1963) FRCP(1976)

John Armstrong was a consultant physician at King George Hospital, Ilford, and Baking Hospital. He was born in County Durham, the son of Sydney Roland Armstrong, a coal and coke processor. He was educated at Dagenham County High School in Essex, and then went on to Queen Mary College, London and the London Hospital Medical School. He qualified in 1958.

He held all his junior posts at the London Hospital, as a house surgeon, house physician, resident accoucheur, senior house officer in the outpatients department and then in the cardiac department, and finally as a registrar working under Richard Bomford [Munk’s Roll, Vol.VII, p.52] and John Ellis [Munk’s Roll, Vol.XI, p.179].

From October 1963 to June 1967 he was a senior registrar at the Royal Free Hospital. He was subsequently appointed to his consultant post in Ilford and Barking.

Outside medicine he was interested in campanology.

In 1953 he married Renée Lydia Hopkins. They had a son, Robert, and a daughter, Rosalind.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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