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date: 06 March 2021

Beer, Sir Gavin Rylands delocked

  • John Young
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Beer, Sir Gavin Rylands de (1899–1972), zoologist and historian, was born on 1 November 1899 at Malden, Surrey, the only son and elder child of Herbert Chaplin de Beer, journalist, and his wife, Mabel. Herbert was the son of Arnold de Beer and ...

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King's College, Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, London
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