Eric Anthony Sykes

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Eric Anthony "Bill" Sykes
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05 Feb 1883 - 12 May 1995
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Born Eric Anthony Schwabe in Barton-upon-Irwell, Lancashire the son of Lawrence Schwabe and Octavie his German wife. By 1891 the family had moved south to Bromley in Kent near to Sevenoaks. He grew up at 40 Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead and by 1901 was working as a clerk for the county council. He changed his name to Sykes in 1917.

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Coleshill House, GHQ Scout Section Member Unknown Unknown
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