Dr Paul Mackintosh Orgill Massey attended Oundle School and St John’s College Cambridge, where he studied medicine. A keen and talented rower, he rowed for the Cambridge blues in 1949 and 1950, joined the Thames Rowing Club in 1948 and won silver rowing in the VIII’s at the 1948 London Olympics and 4th place in the coxed four at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. He was the team doctor for the 1964 Tokyo and 1968 Mexico City Olympics. Employed by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey Grahamland, Antaractica 1954-56, he sailed on the RRS John Biscoe. Massey Heights (63°58'19"S; 57°57’ 0" W) on James Ross Island are named after him. He was a Medical Practitioner and held major appointments at the Middlesex Hospital. He is survived by three daughters and two sons.
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