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date: 25 January 2020

Davis, Sir Robert Henrylocked

(1870–1965)
  • Richard Compton-Hall

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Davis, Sir Robert Henry (1870–1965), inventor of diving and breathing apparatus, was born in London on 6 June 1870, the eldest son of Robert Davis, a detective in the City of London police force. In 1882, aged eleven, Davis entered the firm of ...

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