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30 January 2024

Obituaries 2024

Obituaries received from your fellow alumni for the year 2024.


We are sad to report on the following obituaries.

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King’s College London

Professor Robert J Knecht (History, 1948; MA, 1953)

Professor Malcolm Harrington CBE (Physiology, 1963)

Christopher M Haigh (Engineering, 1961)

Paul J Simpson (Classics, 1955)

John J McGurk FRHistS (History, 1963)

Dr Marion Shephard (German with French, 1965)


Professor Roy Y Calne FRS FRCS MS MA FKC (Medicine, 1953)

St Thomas'

Dr Robin F Forward MB BS LOND DOBST RCOG FFARCS DA (Medicine, 1959)

Chelsea College

Felix Munkonge (Biochemistry, 1981; PhD, King's College London, 1985)

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