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White, Patrick Victor Martindalelocked

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White, Patrick Victor Martindale (1912–1990), novelist and playwright, was born on 28 May 1912 at 17 Wellington Court, Knightsbridge, London, the only son and eldest child of wealthy Australian parents, Victor Martindale (Dick) White (1868–1937), landowner and farmer, and his wife, Ruth Withycombe (1877–1963)...

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