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ON March 26, Peter Stockdale Dawson, BVM&S, BSc, PhD, MRCVS, of 17 Leetes Lane, Little Eversden, Cambridge. Dr Dawson qualified from Edinburgh in 1960.

Kim Whittlestone writes: Peter Dawson was born in 1935 and grew up in Northern Ireland. He was schooled in Belfast and, after a first degree in zoology at Queen's University Belfast, obtained his BVM&S from Edinburgh in 1960. Peter had always intended to go into research, so after three months in a mixed practice in Leeds, he joined the Central Veterinary Laboratory (CVL) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF) in Weybridge, Surrey. He was involved in studying the viruses affecting respiratory disease in cattle and, in 1961, the CVL allowed him to take up a …

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