Tributes to Victor Birkett

Victor Birkett SUS-140327-113333001

Victor Birkett SUS-140327-113333001

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Popular Eastbournian, Channel swimmer and former estate agent Victor Birkett has died.

Eighty-eight-year-old Mr Birkett passed away at the DGH on Thursday after a long battle with diabetes.

He had been ill for some time after having his foot amputated and had lived a reclusive lifestyle in recent years.


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