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David Croft
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Born in Poole, Dorset
Born on 7th of September 1922
Died on 27th of September 2011
British hero of the week October 3rd 2011

One of the greatest ever Situation Comedy writers with Dads Army, Hi-de-Hi, Allo? Allo? and It Aint half hot Mum to his credits

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