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Title

Sir William Hillary Bt

Surname

Hillary

Dates

1771-1847

Short Description

Founder of RNLI

Roll Description

Heroic rescuer of shipwrecked mariners, he set up the scheme to build the Tower of Refuge and founded the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.

Roll Tagline

Courage in the face of adversity

Date Added

2005

Link to Biography

Biography

Attachments

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