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Valentine Guy Criswick


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Canadian physician.

Biography of Valentine Guy Criswick

Valentine Guy Criswick was born in Australia but raised in England. He served in the second world war. There is a scholarship named for him at the University of Victoria. He was married and had 2 daughters and a son. Criswick spent his later years in Victoria, BC, Canada, and died of leukemia.

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