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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 com­panies; 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.

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.

GB-2014-WSA-18820 · Person · 1878-1967

Young, Dallas Hales Wilkie, brother of Horace Edward Wilkie Young (q.v.); b. Sept. 29, 1878; adm. Sept. 28, 1893 (A); left April 1897; a clerk in the Supreme Court of Judicature (Admiralty Div.) since 1904, and was one of the permanent officials in the Admiralty Mar­shal's Office, Prize Court, during Great War I; M.B.E. June 3, 1921; m. July 5, 1914, Irene Barbara Lushington, second daughter of the Rev. William James Mellor, Vicar of Rodmer­sham, Kent; d. 1967.

Wynter, Richard, 1882-?
GB-2014-WSA-18761 · Person · 1882-?

Wynter, Richard, son of L. R. Wynter, of Reigate, Surrey; b. Oct. 29, 1882; adm. Sept. 27, 1895 (A); left April 1900; served in Great War I; 2nd Lieut. 10th (Res.) Batt. East Yorks Regt. Dec. 14, 1915.

GB-2014-WSA-18729 · Person · 1910-1948

Wyllie, Thomas Hunter Steen, son of Thomas William Wyllie of Golders Green and Carrie Louisa, d. of Hunter Steen of Belfast; b. 26 Aug. 1910; adm. Sept. 1923 (A), non-res. KS Sept. 1924; left July 1929; Ch. Ch. Oxf., matric. 1929, Chancellor's Prize for Latin Verse 1930, Gaisford Prize for Greek Verse 1933; BA 1933, MA 1936; Asst Principal War Office 1934; PS to Under-Sec. of State for War 1935; 2nd Lieut. RA Apr. 1943, resigned July 1944; d. 21 Aug. 1948.

GB-2014-WSA-18728 · Person · 1903-1942

Wyllie, John Gordon, son of William Wyllie, of Bayswater, by Ida Dorothy Mercer, daughter of George Woods, of Bromley, Kent; b. Dec. 18, 1903; adm. Jan. 17, 1918 (A); left July 1921; a member of the London Stock Exchange, 1929; d. Feb. 6, 1942.

Wylde, Eric William, 1889-?
GB-2014-WSA-18720 · Person · 1889-?

Wylde, Eric William, son of J. C. Wylde, of East Sheen, Surrey; b. May 9, 1889; adm. April 21, 1904 (A); migrated up Grant's; left Easter 1907; went out to India to learn indigo planting at Dholi, Behar; under-manager in Bettiah Raj; served in Great War I; Capt. Indian Army Feb. 18, 1918, attached 14th Murray's Jat Lancers; m. Oct. 1915 Dorothy Wainhouse, second daughter of the Rev. Clement Danby, Vicar of Weston-by-Welland, Northants.

Wyatt, Harry Neville, 1880-?
GB-2014-WSA-18701 · Person · 1880-?

Wyatt, Harry Neville, brother of Charles Houghton Wyatt (q.v.); b. June 29, 1880; adm. April 28, 1892 (A); left July 1895; enlisted in the City of London Regt., Royal Fusiliers, in Great War I.

GB-2014-WSA-18699 · Person · 1878-1944

Wyatt, Charles Houghton, son of James Wyatt, of Kensington; b. Jan. 28, 1878; adm. April 28, 1892 (A); left July 1893; served in Great War I; temp. 2nd Lieut. A.S.C. May 8, 1917; d. June 10, 1944.

GB-2014-WSA-18633 · Person · 1907-1953

Worthington, Francis Richard, son of Richard Till Worthington MB, of Chiswick, and Edith Marion, d. of J. R. Hedges; b. 16 Feb. 1907; adm. Sept. 1921 (A); left July 1925; RAF Coll. Cranwell 1925, Sword of Honour 1927; PO RAF July 1927, Flt Lieut. Apr. 1933, Sqdn Ldr Aug. 1938, Wing Cdr Oct. 1946, Group Capt. July 1948; CO RAF Jurby, I. of Man; m. 27 Sept. 1939 Audrey, d. of Lieut.-Col. John Sedley Newton de Joux CMG, South Staffs Regt, of Alverstoke, Hants; killed in a flying accident 5 Sept. 1953.