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Tug Transom (1954-69), Daily Sketch

Alfred William Sindall was born in Camberwell, London, on 21 March 1900, son of William Cadman Sindall, a banker's clerk, and his wife Emily. He married Elsie M. Harvey in Greenwich in 1922.

From at least 1935 he illustrated books, including some in the Biggles series by W. E. Johns. He drew the daily strips Paul Temple (1951-54) in the London Evening News, and Tug Transom (1954-69, written by Peter O'Donnell) in the Daily Sketch. He drew for Girl in the 1950s, including "Royal Margaret" (1952).

He died in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, in the first quarter of 1973. His son Bernard Sindall (1925-1998) was a sculptor.


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