Captain Rick Jolly, Surgeon In Charge Of “The Red And Green Life Machine” Dies

Posted on January 15, 2018

Working amid terrible conditions in the field, Surgeon Capt Rick Jolly, from Torpoint, Cornwall, saved the life of every British serviceman he treated. He was the only person to have been decorated by both Britain and Argentina for his service during the conflict. Falklands veteran Simon Weston called him an “incredible man”. He said: “Without his organisational skills the surgeons and medics would never have functioned. I can only thank him for saving my life, and many others.

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