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'''Christopher Luke Wiseman''' ([[1893]]-[[1987]]) was the only friend of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] who survived the [[World War I|war]]. He was one of the [[T.C.B.S.]], and it was Wiseman who Tolkien named his son, [[Christopher Tolkien]], after.
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'''Christopher Luke Wiseman''' ([[20 April]] [[1893]] Edgbaston - [[25 July]] [[1987]] Milford-on-Sea) was the only friend of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] who survived the [[World War I]], during which he served as an Instructor Lieutenant in the Royal Navy.<ref>{{webcite|articleurl=http://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/7666101|articlename=Instructor Lieutenant Christopher Luke Wiseman|website=[http://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/ Lives of the First World War]|accessed=10 December 2017}}</ref> He was one of the [[T.C.B.S.]], and it was after Wiseman who Tolkien named his son, [[Christopher Tolkien]].<ref>{{L|306}}</ref>
  
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Christopher Luke Wiseman (20 April 1893 Edgbaston - 25 July 1987 Milford-on-Sea) was the only friend of J.R.R. Tolkien who survived the World War I, during which he served as an Instructor Lieutenant in the Royal Navy.[1] He was one of the T.C.B.S., and it was after Wiseman who Tolkien named his son, Christopher Tolkien.[2]

References

  1. "Instructor Lieutenant Christopher Luke Wiseman", Lives of the First World War (accessed 10 December 2017)
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 306, (undated, late 1967 - early 1968)