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ON April 13, 2010, Richard Walter Miles Gover, MRCVS, of Abbotswood, Monkmead Lane, West Chiltington, Pulborough, West Sussex. Mr Gover qualified from London in 1945.
Rob Reynolds writes: Richard Gover qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, registering with the RCVS in 1945. During his training, the College had been evacuated to Streatley House in Berkshire. After a few years as an assistant in Dorking, Surrey, he spent two years travelling. He funded himself initially with locum work in Canada, and later took jobs as far removed from his formal training as working as a roofer, and even as an armed guard in an American high-security jail; he was given a gun, locked in …