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Whillans, Donald Desbrowlocked

(1933–1985)
  • Peter Donnelly

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Whillans, Donald Desbrow (1933–1985), mountaineer, was born on 18 May 1933 at St Mary's Hospital, Salford, the first of two children of Thomas Whillans (1906–1986), a grocer, and his wife, Mary Burrows (1909–1985). He attended state schools in Salford and served his apprenticeship as a plumber, studying for but not completing ...

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