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Thursday, October 30, 2014

(Walter) Raleigh Trevelyan 1923-2014

_. {Walter} Raleigh Trevelyan, who died 23 October, 2014, aged, 91, was a scion of the Trevelyan baronets (Bt, cr 1661); & was a prolific author and historian acclaimed for his wartime memoir The Fortress and his biography of Sir Walter Raleigh.

He was born 6 July, 1923, son of Walter Raleigh Fetherstonhaugh Trevelyan 1893-1953, by his wife the former Olive Beatrice Frost; he was Capt, The Rifle Brigade; served in World War II (despatches); author; editorial director, Michael Joseph Ltd, &c. Unm.

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