Wakeford, Richard, 1921-1972

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Wakeford, Richard, 1921-1972

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Wakeford, Richard, brother of Victor David Wakeford (qv); b. 23 July 1921; adm. Sept. 1934 (R); left Apr. 1940; Roy. Hampshire Regt 1941-5 (temp. Lieut.-Col.), three times wounded, despatches (N. Africa) Sept. 1943; awarded the Victoria Cross July 1944 for leadership in an attack near Monte Cassino in May 1944; Trin. Coll. Oxf., matric. 1946, BA 1948, MA 1962; adm. a solicitor Oct. 1951; partner Layton & Co.; a Master of the Supreme Court (Chancery Divn) 1964; member Court of Assistants Haberdashers' Company, and a governor of Haber­dashers' Aske's Hatcham Schools; JP (Surrey); m. 31 Mar. 1951 Denise Elizabeth, d. of Sidney Thomas Corlson; d. 27 Aug. 1972.


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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020




The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from Play 1919 to Election 1989, Volume 4, compiled by F.E. Pagan and H.E. Pagan, Padstow, 1992

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