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date: 03 March 2021

Gourlay, Sir (Basil) Ian Spencerlocked

  • Keith Clark


Gourlay, Sir (Basil) Ian Spencer (1920–2013), Royal Marines officer and educational administrator, was born on 13 November 1920 at 24 York Place, Chorlton upon Medlock, Manchester, the son of Captain, later Brigadier, Kenneth Ian Gourlay (1891–1970), Royal Engineers officer, and his wife, Victoria May, ...

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