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Young, George Peregrine Bt, 1908-1960

  • GB-2014-WSA-18830
  • Person
  • 1908-1960

Young, Sir George Peregrine Bt, son of Sir George Young Bt MVO, and Jessie Helen, d. of Sir Courtenay Peregrine Ilbert GCB KCSI; b. 8 Sept. 1908; adm. Sept. 1921 (A), non-res. KS Sept. 1922; left July 1926; Ch. Ch. Oxf., matric. 1926, BA 1930; Laming Travelling Fellowship Queen's Coll. Oxf. 1929; entered HM Diplomatic Service Dec. 1931; served Madrid, Berlin, Peking, Beirut, Rio de Janeiro and Rome; CMG June 1951; seconded to Cabinet Office 1953; head of News Dept FO 1955-6; Minister Paris 1956; succ. as 5th Baronet 1952; m. 14 Feb. 1939 Elizabeth, d. of Sir Hughe Montgomery Knatchbull-Hugesson KCMG, HM Ambassador to Belgium; d. 17 Mar. 1960.

Zanardi-Landi, Anthony Francis, 1902-1975

  • GB-2014-WSA-18848
  • Person
  • 1902-1975

Zanardi-Landi, Anthony Francis, son of Capt. Charles Zanardi-Landi (formerly known as Count C. P. de Zanardi-Landi), by Caroline Franceska Maria Hapsburg-Lorraine; b. Nov. 17, 1902; adm. Jan. 18, 1917 (A); left July 1920; Ch. Coll. Camb.; matric. Lent 1923; winner of the inter-coll. sabre comp. 1924 and represented Cambridge in Univ. Fencing 1924; Vice-pres. Robin International Inc., New York; managing director Rob. Int. Ltd. (Lond.); Director of Cinerama Exhibitors (Lond.) Ltd., Cinerama Distributors Ltd. and other comĀ­panies; served in World War II with U.S. Forces 1940-9; Lieut.-Col. 2nd Batt. 160 Infantry California Nat. Guard; Officer of the Order of Leopold; Commandeur de l'Ordre de la Couronne, Belgium; Commandeur de Legion d'Honeur; m. Feb. 9, 1929, Annie Irma Lea, daughter of Jean Delville, Pres. Belgian Academy of Fine Arts, Brussels; d. 1975.

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