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date: 03 March 2021

Balchin, William George Victor [Bill]locked

  • David T. Herbert


Balchin, William George Victor [Bill] (1916–2007), geographer, was born on 20 June 1916 at 1 Ivy Cottages, Bellevue Road, Aldershot, the only child of Victor Balchin (1884–1944), steam lorry driver, and later publican, and his wife, Ellen Winifred Gertrude, née Chapple (1891–1988). His family life in ...

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