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date: 25 February 2021

Piper, Sir David Towrylocked

(1918–1990)
  • R. J. B. Walker
  • , revised

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Piper, Sir David Towry (1918–1990), museum director and writer, was born on 21 July 1918 in Wimbledon, Surrey, the second of three sons (the oldest of whom was killed in action in 1941) of Stephen Harvey Piper, later professor of physics at Bristol University...

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