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Yonge, Sir (Charles) Maurice (1899-1986), marine biologist

John Allen

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Yonge, Sir (Charles) Maurice (1899-1986), marine biologist, was born on 9 December 1899 at Silcoates School, near Wakefield, Yorkshire, the younger child and only son of John Arthur Yonge (1865-1946), headmaster of the school, and his wife, Sarah Edith Carr. Silcoates School was a private establishment which Maurice joined as ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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