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Ben Travers
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Born in Hendonn, London
Born on 12th of November 1886
Died on 18th of December 1980

Born 1886. Died 1980 - English dramatist and novelist.

Served in RAF on both world wars, awarded the Air Force Cross (1920). Wrote for individual talents such as Ralph Lynn, Robertson Hare and Tom Walls. Works include A Cuckoo in the Nest (1925), Thark (1927) and Plunder (1928) Last work was the comedy The Bed Before Yesterday (1976).

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