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Zerffi, Henry Gustavus Wentworth, 1881-1926

  • GB-2014-WSA-18849
  • Person
  • 1881-1926

Zerffi, Henry Gustavus Wentworth, son of Henry Charles Zerffi, of Maida Vale, London, by Lilian, fourth daughter of the Rev. William Henry Wentworth Atkins-Bowyer, Rector of Clapham, Surrey; b. July 12, 1881; adm. Sept. 27, 1895 (G); left July 1898; an artist; served in Great War I; Sergt. R.A.; severely wounded; d. Aug. 4, 1926.

Young, Peter, 1915-1988

  • GB-2014-WSA-18838
  • Person
  • 1915-1988

Young, Peter, son of Dallas Hales Wilkie Young (qv); b. 28 July 1915; adm. Jan. 1929 (G); left July 1930 and went to Monmouth Sch.; Trin. Coll. Oxf., matnc. 1934, BA MA 1943; commissioned Beds & Herts Regt 1939, wounded (Dunkirk) 1940; No. 3 Commando 1940-5, MC (Norway) Apr. 1942, DSO (Dieppe) Oct. 1942; CO No. 3 Commando 1943-4, Bar to DSO (Sicily) Oct. 1943, second Bar (Italy) Jan. 1944; served Normandy 1944, Arakan 1944-5; CO 1st Com­mando Bde 1945-6; Maj. Aug. 1950; CO 9th Regt Arab Legion 1953-6; Lieut.-Col. Feb. 1956, hon. Brigadier July 1959; Reader in Military History RMA Sandhurst 1959-69; FRHistS FSA 1960, FRGS 1968; gen. editor Military Memoirs series 1967; dep. editor Purnell's History of the First World War; author of many works on military history; m. 1950 Joan Duckworth; d. 13 Sept. 1988.

Young, Patric Peregrine Wilkie, 1913-1942

  • GB-2014-WSA-18837
  • Person
  • 1913-1942

Young, Patric Peregrine Wilkie, son of Horace Edward Wilkie Young (qv); b. 13 Sept. 1913; adm. May 1927 (G); left July 1931; Trin. Coll. Camb., matric. 1932, BA 1935; textile machinery industry; Middx Regt 1940-2 (Lieut.); d. of wounds (Middle East) Dec. 1942.

Patrick Peregrine Wilkie Young was born at Chelsea, London on the 13th of September 1913 the only son of Horace Edward Wilkie Young OW, Levant Consular service, and Agnes Margaret (nee Anson later Gladstone) Young of 16, Carlyle Mansions, Chelsea in London. He was christened at St Luke’s Church, Chelsea on the 16th of October 1913. He was educated at Westminster School where he was up Grant’s from May 1927 to July 1931. He was a skilled fencer with foil, epee and sabre and served as Hon. Secretary of the Fencing team from 1931 to 1932. He was appointed as the first Secretary of the Old Westminsters Fencing Club and was Secretary of the Graham-Bartlett Cup Committee. He matriculated for Trinity College, Oxford on the 7th of October 1932 where he was admitted as a commoner and was awarded a BA in 1935. On leaving university he went to work in the textile machinery industry and lived at Alston Londes, Waterhead near Oldham in Lancashire.
Following the outbreak of war he enlisted as a Private in the Lancashire Fusiliers and attended an Officer Cadet Training Unit before being commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Middlesex Regiment on the 11th of February 1940.
He is commemorated on the war memorial at Trinity College, Oxford.
He is buried at Benghazi War Cemetery Plot 6, Row B, Grave 33.

Young, Frederick Charles Ashburnham, 1867-1938

  • GB-2014-WSA-18826
  • Person
  • 1867-1938

YOUNG, FREDERICK CHARLES ASHBURNHAM, son of Rev. Frederick Young, Rector of Pett, Sussex, and his second wife Caroline Maria, eldest dau. of Rev. Robert William Close, Perpetual Curate of Woodhouse Eaves, Leics.; b. 14 Jul 1867; adm. 27 May 1880 (G); left Aug 1884; University Coll. Durham 1888; ordained 1896; Curate, Messingham, Lincs., 1896-8; held other curacies; Rector of Pett, Sussex 1909-; m. 1st, 25 Jul 1899 Eva Mary, dau. of Alfred Edgar Moore, Stamford, Lincs.; m. 2nd, 13 Sep 1910 Ella Fanny May, dau. of Edward Dawson MRCS, Finchingfield, Essex; d. 11 Sep 1938.

Yolland, Reginald Horace, 1891-1983

  • GB-2014-WSA-18800
  • Person
  • 1891-1983

Yolland, Reginald Horace, son of John Horatio Yolland, of Bromley, Kent, surgeon, by Emily Constance, daughter of Henry Railton, of Mealsgate, Cumberland; b. May 28, 1891; adm. May 4, 1906 (G); left July 1909; Caius Coll. Camb. (adm. pensr. Oct. 1, 1909); B.A. 1912; King's Coll. Hospital; L.M.S., S.A. 1916; enlisted in R.A.M.C. Aug. 1914; Capt. R.A.M.C. (S.R.) Feb. 21, 1917; served in Malta and Mesopotamia Sept. 1914 - Feb. 1920; despatches 1917; practised at Bromley; retired April 1, 1962; m. June 24, 1933, Sarah Bonsir, of Church Farm, Elmsthorpe, Leics.; d. 2 Dec. 1983.

Yolland, Eric Railton, 1893-1981

  • GB-2014-WSA-18799
  • Person
  • 1893-1981

Yolland, Eric Railton, brother of Reginald Horace Yolland (q.v.); b. March 4, 1893; adm. April 30, 1908 (G); left July 1909; Bombardier R.H.A. and served in Egypt and Palestine 1914-9 in Great War I; a farmer; d. 14 Apr. 1981.

Yglesias, Vicente Esteban Ricken, 1869-1884

  • GB-2014-WSA-019630
  • Person
  • 1869-1884

YGLESIAS, VICENTE ESTEBAN RICKEN, brother of Francis Michael Yglesias (qv); b. 12 Jun 1869; adm. 27 Mar 1883 (G); left 1884; d. 2 Apr 1884.

Yealland, Michael Frederick Truscott, 1921-1999

  • GB-2014-WSA-18793
  • Person
  • 1921-1999

Yealland, Michael Frederick Truscott, son of Lewis Ralph Yealland MD FRCP and Annie Franceline Harris, d. of Adam Watson of Drumbroneth House, Co. Down; b. 26 Sept. 1921; adm. Sept. 1935 (G); left Dec. 1938; Pemb. Coll. Camb., matric. 1939, BA 1943; St Thom. Hosp. Med. Sch., MRCS LRCP MB 1945; MRCP 1952, FRCP 1966; consult. neurologist Addenbrooke's Hosp. and assoc. lecturer Univ. of Cambridge; m. 4 Oct. 1952 Susan, d. of Brig. Clement Maurice Simpson MC RE, of Wargrave, Berks.; d. 23 Mar. 1999

Wynne, John Lloyd, 1807-1887

  • GB-2014-WSA-18753
  • Person
  • 1807-1887

WYNNE, JOHN LLOYD, elder son of John Lloyd Wynne, Coed Coch, Abergele, Denbighshire, and Mary, eldest dau. of John Holland, Teyrden, Denbighshire; b. 30 Mar 1807; adm. 6 Jun 1817 (G); left 1823; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 21 May 1825; DL Denbighshire, JP Denbighshire 1838, High Sheriff 1865; m. 3 Sep 1833 Mary Anne Frances, dau. of Rev. John Haggitt, Rector of Ditton, Cambs.; d. 4 Mar 1887.

Wylde, William, 1849-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-18724
  • Person
  • 1849-?

WYLDE, WILLIAM, brother of Everard William Wylde (qv); b. 26 Jul 1849; adm. 12 Jun 1863 (G); left Aug 1864. [perhaps William G. Wylde, iron manufacturer, b. Chiswick, Middlesex, living unm., aged 31, 1881 (1881 Census), then a visitor at Sedgefield Rectory, co. Durham]

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