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Tyrwhitt, Dame Mary Joan Caroline [known as Bovvy Tyrwhitt] (1903–1997), army officer

Roy Terry

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/65699

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Tyrwhitt, Dame Mary Joan Caroline [known as Bovvy Tyrwhitt] (1903–1997), army officer, was born in Dublin on 27 December 1903, the oldest child in a family of two daughters and one son of Sir Reginald Yorke Tyrwhitt, first baronet (1870–1951), admiral of the fleet, and his wife, ...

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