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Reginald Cyril Lightwood

Born 1898
Died 1985

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British paediatrician, born 1898; died May 26, 1985. London.

Biography of Reginald Cyril Lightwood

We thank Zoran Bojanic, Serbia, for information bout Lightwood's lifespan.

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