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Robertson, Dorothy

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Dorothy Robertson served as a P.O. Wren Tel. S.O. (K) at "Y Station" (Wireless Observer Station), Gordon Head, 1944-1946. The staff of the "Y Station" were attached to the H.M.C.S. Givenchy, a shore establishment at the HMC Dockyard, Esquimalt. The "Y Station" site is now part of the University of Victoria (B.C.) campus.

Aris, D. F.

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According to D.F. Aris, "Bob" Braham was the most highly decorated fighter pilot in the Royal Air Force. In 1952, Braham was appointed to a permanent commission in the Royal Canadian Air Force and emigrated to Canada with his family. He died in Halifax in 1974 (aged 53).

Efrat, Edgar S. (Edgar Shlomo), 1924-1996

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  • 1924-1996

Efrat was born in Frankfort on Main, Germany. He moved to Palestine in 1933 and graduated from Haifa Technical High School in 1942. He then joined the British Army , serving in Africa and Europe, and was demobilized in 1946. He represented the Jewish Agency for Palestine in Italy and then served in the Israeli Army. He began his academic career with a B.A. from Reed College (Portland, OR), followed by an M.A. (U. of Texas in Austin) and a Ph.D. He taught in the Political Science Dept. at UVIC from 1962 until his retirement in 1989.

Dumaresq, William

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William Dumaresq received a B.A. and an M.A. from UBC in 1953 and 1961. He completed the course work for a Ph.D at the University of Toronto in 1957. While at UBC, he received the Macmillan Prize for Poetry (1953). He received a teaching fellowship at the University of Toronto for 1956 and 1957, and taught English at the University of Saskatchewan 1958-1960. He also gave a course in theatre at the Hammersmith School of Art (London) in 1966. In 1969, he joined the Gate Theatre Comany Limited, London. He has written poetry, prose, and drama - largely unpublished. However, some of his song lyrics have been published and he has also had some success with plays and films. Among his film credits are "The Mask" (1968), "The Slain Girl" (1968), "Duffer" (1970) [from his own novel], "Woman is Sweeter" (1970), "Cotton Comes to Harlem" (1970), "Fortune and Men's Eyes" (1971), "Rhinoceros" (1973) and "The Moon Over the Alley" (1974). Among the plays are "Who the Murderer Was" (1969), "Isabel's a Jezebel" (1970, 1971), "Beautiful Lunatics" (1972), and "Inventions of 1979" (1972).

Adey, Lionel

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Dr. Lionel Adey was a former professor of English at the University of Victoria and is the author of several books and articles. His writings include: C. S. Lewis's "Great War" with Owen Barfield (1978), Hymns and the Christian "Myth" (1986) Class and idol in the English Hymn (1988), Affirmations (1989) and C. S. Lewis, Writer, Dreamer, and Mentor (1998).

Brigham, James A.

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James Brigham was a Canadian scholar and minor poet. He was involved with small press publishing in the Okanagan; was a faculty member of the Okanagan University College; was the 11th Sheppard Memorial Lecturer at St. Berchman's College, Changanacherry, India; founded Deus Loci, the Lawrence Durrell journal; and edited the Collected Poems of Lawrence Durrell.

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