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Powell, Cecil Franklocked



Powell, Cecil Frank (1903–1969), physicist, was born in Tonbridge, Kent, on 5 December 1903, the elder child and only son of Frank Powell, gunsmith, of 99 High Street, Tonbridge, and his wife, Elizabeth Caroline Bisacre. His father, from a family long established as gunsmiths in ...

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