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Tanner, James Mourilyan [Jim]locked

  • Mike Preece


Tanner, James Mourilyan [Jim] (1920–2010), human biologist and auxologist, was born on 1 August 1920 at Bryn Teg, The Avenue, Camberley, Surrey, the second son of Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Courtney Tanner (1879–1965) of the Royal Scots, and his wife, Ethelwyn Florence, née Mourilyan (1879/80–1965)...

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