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Bell, Vernon Cecil Fredericklocked

(1922–2004)
  • Clive Layton

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Bell, Vernon Cecil Frederick (1922–2004), founder of the British karate movement, was born on 9 October 1922 at 8 Empress Avenue, Ilford, Essex, the only child of Leonard Cecil Bell (1895–1976), civil servant, and his wife, Elsie May, née Sapsworth (1897–1977). He was educated at ...

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