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Ablett, Charles Antony, 1881-1955

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  • 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.

Abrahams, Arthur Charles Lionel, 1898-1918

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  • Person
  • 1898-1918

Abrahams, Arthur Charles Lionel, only son of Sir Lionel Abrahams, K.C. B., of Bayswater, sometime Assistant Under-Secretary of State, India Office, by Lucy, daughter of Nathan Solomon Joseph, of Bayswater, architect; b. Jan. 22, 1898; adm. as a non-resident K.S. Sept. 28, 1911 (G); elected to Ch. Ch. Oxon. July 1916; 2nd Lieut. Coldstream Guards Aug. 24, 1916; went out to the western front in Feb. 1917, and joined the 3rd Batt. of his regiment there; Lieut. Dec. 1, 1917; killed in action at Merville April 13, 1918; unm.

Abrahams, Austen Neville, 1904-1981

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  • 1904-1981

Abrahams, Austen Neville, son of Neville A. Abrahams, of Bayswater; b. Jan. 30, 1904; adm. Jan, 17, 1918 (R); left Dec. 1919; called to the bar at Grays Inn June 12, 1929; equity draftsman and conveyancer; served in Israeli Army 1948-50; warden, Montefiore College, Ramsgate, 1956-62; warden, Hillel House, Birmingham, since 1962; m. Viola Margaret, daughter of David Aaron, actuary; d. 1981.

Abrahams, Charles Myer, 1914-1985

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  • 1914-1985

Abrahams, Sir Charles Myer, son of Isidor Abrahams, chairman Aquascutum Ltd, and Eva, d. of Samuel Freeman of Belfast; b. 25 Apr. 1914; adm. Sept. 1927 (H); left July 1931; RAFVR (FO 1943); dep. chairman and joint man. dir. Aquascutum Ltd; KCVO 1970; m. 12 Jan. 1940 Luisa, d. of Dr Leopold Kramer of Prague; d. 11 June 1985.

Abrahams, Gerald Milton, 1917-1999

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  • Person
  • 1917-1999

Abrahams, Gerald Milton, brother of Sir Charles Myer Abrahams (qv); b. 20 June 1917; adm. Sept. 1930 (H); left July 1935; served HAC and RHA 1939-45 (Major); chairman Aquascutum Group 1947-; Council FBI 1962-5, CBI 1965-87; served on many other groups connected with the clothing industry 1960-87; CBE 1967, FRSA 1972, FBIM 1973, CBIM 1979; m. 1st 14 Aug. 1946 Doris Rodgers, d. of Mark Cole of Brookline, Mass.; 2nd 1972 Marianne Wilson, d. of David Kay; d. 9 July 1999.

Abrahams, Ian John, 1921-1991

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  • Person
  • 1921-1991

Abrahams, Ian John, son of Leonard Abrahams and Gertrude Ann, d. of Isaac Clavering; b. 23 Nov. 1921; adm. May 1935 (G); left July 1940; Pemb. Coll. Camb. matric. 1940, BA 1947, MA 1950; capt. Camb. Univ. Boxing Club 1946; RNVR 1941-5 (Lieut.); vice-pres. Brit. Acad. of Songwriters, composers and authors; governor London Contemporary Dance Theatre; m. 1st 9 Sept. 1948 Jill Maude, d. of Leslie Koppenhagen; 2nd 1983 Ruth da Ponte (nee Smith-Hulme); d. 27 Dec. 1991.

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