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Davis, Sir William Wellclose

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Davis, Sir William Wellclose (1901–1987), naval officer, was born in Simla, Punjab, India, on 11 October 1901, the elder son and eldest of the three children of Walter Stewart Davis, of the Indian political service, and his wife, Georgina Rose. Having been to ...

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