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date: 20 October 2019

Charnley, Sir Johnlocked

(1911–1982)

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Charnley, Sir John (1911–1982), orthopaedic surgeon, was born on 29 August 1911 in Bury, Lancashire, the only son and elder child of Arthur Walter Charnley, pharmacist, and his wife, Lily (née Hodgson), a nurse. He was educated at Bury grammar school...

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society