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Sir Edward Wilfrid Harry Travis (1888–1956) by Walter Stoneman, 1946 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Travis, Sir Edward Wilfrid Harry (1888–1956), naval officer and cryptographer, was born on 24 September 1888 at 7 Blendon Terrace, Plumstead Common, Kent, the son of Harry Travis (1858–1927), civil engineer, and his wife, Emmeline Hamlyn. He had a younger sister.

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