General William Henry
du Vivier
Male
Belgium
1881-02-11
Courtrai, Belgium
1963-05-26
Ukkel, Brussel, Belgium


About

William du Vivier was a flax merchant. He appears to have spent most of World War One living in England (he had probably originally moved there for business reasons). He joined the London Electrical Engineers’ Regiment of the Territorial Force in 1916, but didn’t rise above the rank of sapper and was discharged due to poor health after only a few months’ service. He had a severe rheumatic condition, a poor heart and a nervous disposition, all of which had also caused him to give up lawn tennis just before the start of the war. William du Vivier nevertheless lived until the age of 82, dying in his native Belgium in May 1963.



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Archive statistics 1904 - 1914
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Tournaments Lille - 1914 World Hardcourt Championships - 1914 Lille - 1913 Belgian International Championships - 1913 Gent - 1913 Oostende - 1911 Lille - 1910 Westende Tournament - 1910 Oostende - 1910 Brussel Invitational - 1910 Middelkerke - 1910 Lille - 1909 Lille - 1908 Lille - 1907 Oostende - 1907 Tournoi du TC Flandres - 1907 Belgian International Championships - 1906 Oostende - 1906 Cinque Ports Championships - 1906 Belgian International Championships - 1905 Oostende - 1904

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