Peter Victor Danckwerts, 14 October 1916 - 25 October 1984

  title={Peter Victor Danckwerts, 14 October 1916 - 25 October 1984},
  author={Kenneth George Denbigh},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={114 - 97}
  • K. Denbigh
  • Published 1 December 1986
  • Medicine
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Peter Danckwerts was born at Emsworth in Hampshire and was the oldest among two other brothers and two sisters. His father, Victor Danckwerts, C.M.G., died on active service as a Vice-Admiral in 1943, but Peter’s mother, née Joyce Middleton, survived him and was 97 at the time of Peter’s death. On the father’s side the family were of German extraction but for some generations had lived in Britain. A grandfather had been a highly successful Q.C. and an uncle became a Lord Justice of Appeal… Expand
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