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Deakin, Sir (Frederick) William Dampier [Bill] (1913–2005), special operations officer, historian, and college head

David Dilks

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print March 2013 |
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/94863

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Deakin, Sir (Frederick) William Dampier [Bill] (1913–2005), special operations officer, historian, and college head, was born on 3 July 1913 at 30 Temple Gardens, Golders Green, London, the elder son of Albert Whitney Deakin, motor engineer and farmer, and his wife, Bertha Mildred, ...

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