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Ablett, Charles Antony, 1881-1955

  • GB-2014-WSA-01901
  • Person
  • 1881-1955

Ablett, Charles Antony, only son of Thomas Robert Ablett, of Westminster, by Janet, daughter of Robert Crump, of Beverley, Yorks; b. April 30, 1881; adm. Sept. 27, 1894 (A); left July 1896; at Oundle School 1896-9; gained the Clothworkers' Scholarship at the City and Guilds Central Technical College 1900; B.Sc. (London) 1906; joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force and served in France 1916; Director of Munitions, Ireland, with the rank of Capt. R.E. 1917-8; O.B.E. June 3, 1919; chartered civil engineer; M.Inst.C.E.; chairman and managing director of the Cooper Roller Bearings Co. Ltd.; hon. vice-president of the Iron and Steel Institute 1949; m. Dec. 20, 1915, Mary Louise, elder daughter of George Bean, of Melmerby, Yorks; d. July 18, 1955.

Adams, Frank Percival, 1877-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-01929
  • Person
  • 1877-?

Adams, Frank Percival, son of John Adams, of Greenwich; b. July 23, 1877; adm. Sept. 25, 1890 (A); left Dec. 1893; served in Great War I; Staff-Sergeant Field Ambulance, R.A.M.C.

Addison, Harold George Gordon, 1882-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-01951
  • Person
  • 1882-?

Addison, Harold George Gordon, son of G. B. Addison, of West Kensington; b. July 29, 1882; adm. Sept. 27, 1895 (A); left Nov. 1898.

Aglionby, Arthur Hugh, 1885-1918

  • GB-2014-WSA-01987
  • Person
  • 1885-1918

Aglionby, Arthur Hugh, brother of John Orfeur Aglionby (q.v.); b. Nov. 4, 1885; adm. Sept. 28, 1899 (A); left July 1905; Corpus Coll. Oxon., matric. Michaelmas 1905; 1st Cl. Lit. Hum. 1908; B.A. 1908; M.A. 1912; an assistant master at preparatory schools at St. Andrews and at Bournemouth, and subsequently at Trinity College School, Port Hope, Ontario, Canada; 2nd Lieut. Dorsetshire R.G.A., No. 1 Co., April 4, 1912; returned home from Canada in July 1914; Lieut. R.G.A. Dec. 1, 1914, Capt. (acting) Aug. 26, 1917; Major (acting) May 29, 1918; went out to the western front in Sept. 1916 and served with the 174th, 244th, and 219th Siege Batteries, being in command of the last at the time of his death; M.C. Jan. 1, 1919; d. at the second Canadian C. C. S. at Roubaix Nov. 7, 1918, of wounds received in action at Moen, near the Scheidt, on the same day; unm.

Aglionby, John Orfeur, 1884-1963

  • GB-2014-WSA-01989
  • Person
  • 1884-1963

Aglionby, John Orfeur, son of the Rev. Francis Keyes Aglionby, D.D., Vicar of Newbold Pacey, Co. Warwick, by Amy, daughter of the Right Rev. Edward Henry Bickersteth, D.D., Bishop of Exeter; b. March 16, 1884; adm. Sept. 30, 1897 (A); left Nov. 1900; Queen's Coll. Oxon., matric. Michaelmas 1902; B.A. and M.A. 1910; D.D. 1924; Bishops Hostel, Auckland; ordained deacon 1911, priest 1912 (Durham); Curate of Holy Trinity, South Shields, Co. Durham, 1911-5; joined the R.A.M.C. as a private April 1915; temp. Chaplain to the Forces (4th class) July 7, 1915; served on the western front Nov. 1915-Nov. 1917; M.C. June 4, 1917; Vicar of the Venerable Bede's Church, Monkwearrnouth, Co. Durham, 1918-24; consecrated Bishop of Accra Feb. 2, 1924; resigned 1951; d. May 15, 1963.

Aglionby, Wilfrid Henry, 1890-1958

  • GB-2014-WSA-01990
  • Person
  • 1890-1958

Aglionby, Wilfrid Henry, brother of John Orfeur Aglionby (q.v.); b. April 16, 1890; adm. April 30, 1903 (A); left Easter 1908; Corpus Coll. Oxon., matric. Michaelmas 1908: B.A. 1912, M.A. 1915; Wells Theo. Coll. 1912; ordained deacon 1913, priest 1914 (London); Curate of St. Mary the Virgin of Eton, Hackney Wick, Middlesex, 1913-6; temp. Chaplain to the Forces (4th class) June 14, 1916; served in Palestine with the 16th Infantry Brigade Sept. 1916 - June 1918, and in France June-Nov. 1918; twice wounded April 10 and July 29, 1918; M.C. Feb. 18, 1918; Curate of St. Michael's, Shoreditch, 1920-3; Vicar of St. Frideswide, Poplar, 1923; Perpetual Curate of St. Saviour's, Ealing, 1936; Prebendary of St. Paul's 1948; d. July 29, 1958.

Ala, Mirza Hussein Khan, 1883-1964

  • GB-2014-WSA-02010
  • Person
  • 1883-1964

Ala, Mirza Hussein Khan, second son of His Excellency Mohammed Ali Khan, of Ennismore Gardens, South Kensington, Persian Ambassador to Great Britain; b. Dec. 3, 1883; adm. Jan. 20, 1898 (A); left July 1900; Secretary to the Persian Legation in London 1903; called to the bar at the Inner Temple Nov. 19, 1906; Minister for Public Works and Commerce in the Persian Cabinet and a member of the Persian Mission at the Versailles Conference in 1919; sometime Persian Minister at Washington; Iranian Minister at the Court of St. James 1934-7; Director General, Ministry of Commerce, Iran 1937-8; Governor of the Iranian National Bank 1941; Minister of Court to the Shah 1942; Iranian Ambassador to Washington 1945-50; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Iran, 1950-1; Prime Minister March 12, 1951 after the assassination of General Razmara; resigned April 27, 1951 in face of the violent opposition of the Majlis to negotiations with Great Britain over the oil dispute, and was appointed Minister of Court by the Shah; re-appointed Prime Minister 1955; resigned 1957 and re-appointed Minister of Court; assumed the family name of Ala in addition to Khan; m. June 8, 1927 Fatemeh, daughter of Sir Abol-Ghassem Khan Naser-ol-Molk, G.C.M.G., sometime Regent of Iran; d. 12 July 1964.

Allchin, William Henry, 1921-2001

  • GB-2014-WSA-02043
  • Person
  • 1921-2001

Allchin, William Henry, son of Frank Macdonald Allchin MB, consult. radiologist, and Louise Maude, d. of John Henry Wright, tailor; b. 27 Mar. 1921; adm. Jan. 1935 (A); left July 1939; Reconnaissance Corps 1941 (2nd Lieut.), p.o.w. Malaya and Siam 1942-5; Balliol Coll. Oxf., matric. 1946, BA 1949, MA; Westminster Hosp. Med. Sch., BM 1953; DPM 1958; MRCPsych 1971; house appointments 1953-5; Registrar Bethlem Royal and Maudsley Hosp. 1955-8, Middx Hosp. and Portman Clinic 1959-62; consult. psychiatrist Wessex Reg. Hosp. Board 1962-76; author of two volumes of poetry, 1970 and 1980; d. 1 Jan. 2001.

Allen, Ernest Vivian, 1876-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-02052
  • Person
  • 1876-?

Allen, Ernest Vivian, son of Henry Ebenezer Allen, Registrar of the General Medical Council, and Clerk of Convocation, London University, by Emily, daughter of Frederick Webb, of Sulby Manor, Isle of Man; b. Feb. 18, 1876; adm. Sept. 1889 (A); left Dec. 1892; Director of the Tabard Inn Library, Limited, Mortimer Street, London; served chiefly in France 1914-8; Major Machine Gun Corps Feb. 16, 1918; m. March 4, 1930, Lola, second daughter of Arthur Carey, of Galeacre, Lancs.

Allen, John Willoughby Tarleton, 1904-1979

  • GB-2014-WSA-02066
  • Person
  • 1904-1979

Allen, John Willoughby Tarleton, son of Rev. Roland Allen, Vicar of Chalfont St Peter, Bucks, and Mary Beatrice, d. of Admiral Sir John Walter Tarleton KCB; b. 14 Nov. 1904; adm. from Marlborough Coll. Sept. 1920 (A); left July 1923; St John's Coll. Oxf., matric. 1923, BA 1929, MA 1932; Superintendent of Education Tanganyika Territory 1929, asst DO 1937, DO 1942; Political Officer Aden 1947, Dep. Brit. Agent Western Aden Protectorate 1948; DO Tanganyika 1953-4; Warden Univ. Hall Makerere Coll. Kampala 1958; res. Fellow in Swahili, Univ. Coll. of Dar-es-Salaam 1965; author of various works on the Swahili language; m. 29 Sept. 1930 Winifred Ethel Emma, d. of Hubert Brooke of Mexico City; d. 6 Apr. 1979.

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