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Butler [née Reid], Lois (1897–1970), aviator and skier, was born on 3 November 1897 at 275 Drummond Street, Montreal, Canada, the only daughter and second of the five children of Sir William Duff Reid (1866–1924) and his wife, Minnie Cormack (d...

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Callaway [née Roberts], Betty Daphne (1928–2011), figure skating coach, was born on 22 March 1928 at 125 Friar Street, Reading, Berkshire, the daughter of William Arthur Roberts, licensed victualler, later theatre manager, and his wife, Betty Theobald, née Hayward. She attended Grey Coat Hospital School...

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Colledge, (Magdalena) Cecilia (1920–2008), figure skater, was born at 36 Belsize Grove, Hampstead, London, on 28 November 1920, the younger child of Lionel Colledge (1883–1948), an ear, nose, and throat specialist, and his wife, Margaret Mary (1884–1966), daughter of Admiral John Brackenbury. Her elder brother, ...

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(Magdalena) Cecilia Colledge (1920–2008) by unknown photographer, 1932 Lake Placid Olympic Museum

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Curry, John Anthony (1949–1994), ice skater, was born at 284 Chester Road, Birmingham, on 9 September 1949, the third son of Joseph Henry Curry, office equipment salesman, and his wife, Rita Agnes Hancock, née Richards. At his local primary school and later at ...

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John Anthony Curry (1949–1994) by Robert Mapplethorpe, 1982 © The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Courtesy Art + Commerce Anthology; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Erhardt, Carl Alfred (1897–1988), ice hockey player, was born at Sunbeams, Cator Road, Beckenham, Kent, on 15 February 1897, the son of Carl Friedrich Martin Christian Erhardt (1845/6–1930), manufacturer's agent and commission merchant, and his wife, Gertrud, née Beutler. His father, who had become a naturalized British subject in 1891, was born in ...

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Grey, Clifford [real name Percival Davis] (1887–1941), lyricist, was born on 5 January 1887 at 106 St Luke's Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, the only child of George Davis, a whip manufacturer, and his wife, Emma Lowe. In 1899 Davis entered the Camp Hill Boys' School...

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Lunn, Sir Arnold Henry Moore (1888–1974), skier and religious controversialist, was born in Madras on 18 April 1888, the eldest in the family of three sons (the second of whom was Hugh Kingsmill [see Lunn, Hugh Kingsmill]) and one daughter of ...

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Lunn, Peter Northcote (1914–2011), skier and intelligence officer, was born on 15 November 1914 at 30 Ashley Place, Westminster, the elder son of Sir Arnold Henry Moore Lunn (1888–1974), the pioneer of Alpine ski racing, and later a prominent Catholic proselytizer, and his first wife, ...