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date: 07 March 2021

Wood, Ronald Karslake Starrlocked

(1919–2017)
  • Simon A. Archer

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Wood, Ronald Karslake Starr (1919–2017), plant pathologist, was born at 10 Union Street, Ferndale, Rhondda, on 8 April 1919, the son of Percival Thomas Evans Wood (1891–1975), colliery fitter, and his wife Flossie Dix (Florence), née Starr (1893–1989). From an early age he set his horizons outside the local community and his ambitions were realized when, from ...

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