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Cormack, Sir Magnus Cameron (1906–1994)

Cormack, Sir Magnus Cameron (1906–1994)

12 February, 1906
Wick, Caithness, Scotland


26 November, 1994 (aged 88)
Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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