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(Verner) Duncan Carse (1913–2004) by Howard Coster, 1955 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Carse, (Verner) Duncan (1913–2004), polar explorer and broadcaster, was born on 28 July 1913 at 35 Castletown Road, Fulham, London, the son of (Andreas) Duncan Carse, artist, and his wife, Florence Marion, née Soames. He was originally named Werner Duncan but this was soon changed to ...

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Mawer, June Knox- [née June Ellis] (1930–2006), writer and broadcaster, was born on 10 May 1930 at 27 Acton Rise in Acton Garden Village in rural Denbighshire, the only daughter and elder child of Frank Ellis (c.1898–1970), accountant, and his wife, ...