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Slim, William Joseph, first Viscount Slimlocked

(1891–1970)
  • Raymond Callahan

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Slim, William Joseph, first Viscount Slim (1891–1970), army officer, was born in Bishopston, near Bristol, on 6 August 1891, the son of John Slim, a hardware merchant, and his wife, Charlotte Tucker. Slim's family moved to Birmingham in 1903, where his father rebuilt a small business after a failure in ...

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Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)