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Abady, Harold Temple, 1903-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-01883
  • Person
  • 1903-?

Abady, Harold Temple, son of Jacques Abady, of Hampstead, barrister-at-law; b. June 16, 1903; adm. Jan. 18, 1917 (H); migrated up Grant's; left Easter 1921; Ch. Ch. Oxon. matric. Michaelmas 1922; m. 1st Dec. 19, 1929, Jean Lee, daughter of Richard Lee-Roberts, of Doddington Lodge, Salop; 2nd Oct. 27, 1944, Anna Duse.

Abrahams, Charles Myer, 1914-1985

  • GB-2014-WSA-01905
  • Person
  • 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

  • GB-2014-WSA-01906
  • 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.

Acheson, Douglas Harold, 1908-1987

  • GB-2014-WSA-01909
  • Person
  • 1908-1987

Acheson, Douglas Harold, son of John Fleetwood Acheson, schoolmaster; b. 16 March 1908; adm. Jan. 1922 (H); left Apr. 1925; Midshipman RN 1 Jan., Sub-Lieut. 1 May 1927; Lieut (E) 1 July 1931; Lieut.-Cdr (E) 1 July 1939, acting Cdr (E) 1 Aug. 1949; retd with rank of Cdr (E) 16 March 1951; AMIMechE 1946; m. 25 July 1936 Dora Valerie, d. of A.S. King of Herne Hill; d. 8 March 1987.

Acton-Bond, Brandon Edward, 1914-2004

  • GB-2014-WSA-01917
  • Person
  • 1914-2004

Acton-Bond, Brandon Edward, son of Acton Acton-Bond, prof. of elocution, and Evangeline Susanna, d. of Edward Tame of Maplestead, Essex; b. 2 June 1914; adm. Jan. 1928 (H); left Dec. 1931; LRAM (elocution) 1934; teacher Acton-Bond Sch. of Drama; later BBC producer; RAFVR 1941-5 (Flight-Lieut.), despatches 14 June 1945; m. Jocelyn Elizabeth, d. of Charles Atkinson Williamson CBE, of New Zealand; d. 26 Apr. 2004.

Adams, Bernard Paul Fornaro, 1915-2002

  • GB-2014-WSA-01925
  • Person
  • 1915-2002

Adams, Bernard Paul Fornaro, son of Stanley Alfred Adams, solicitor, and Laurette Cecile Berthe, d. of Charles René Fornaro of Zurich; b. 26 June 1915; adm. Jan. 1929 (H); left Dec. 1931; asst librarian Camb. Univ. Library 1942-6; home librarian Brit. Council 1946-76; ALA 1950, FLA 1953; MBE 1975; author of London Illustrated 1604-1851 1983; d. 10 Dec. 2002.

Addinsell, Thomas Augustus Arthur, 1892-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-01949
  • Person
  • 1892-?

Addinsell, Thomas Augustus Arthur, son of W. Arthur Addinsell, of Bloomsbury; b. Aug. 16, 1892; adm. from Univ. College School Sept. 22, 1904 (H); left Easter 1906; temp. 2nd Lieut. 8th Batt. Yorks Regt. Nov. 23, 1914, Lieut. July 1, 1917, Capt. in Indian Army Sept. 1, 1919.

Addis, Thomas Henry Liddon, 1897-1918

  • GB-2014-WSA-01950
  • Person
  • 1897-1918

Addis, Thomas Henry Liddon, son of the Rev. William Edward Addis, Vicar of All Saints, with Holy Trinity, Knightsbridge, by Mary Rachel, daughter of Robert Flood, of Sydenham, Kent; b. Aug. 24, 1897; adm. Sept. 28, 1911 (H); left July 1915; 2nd Lieut. 4th Batt. (extra Reserve) Royal Dublin Fusiliers July 9, 1915; Lieut. July 1, 1917; was wounded in the Dublin insurrection April 27, 1916; went out to the western front July 12, 1916, and was wounded at Lelonguet July 24; killed in action near Peronne March 21, 1918; unm.

Agar, Charles Talbot, 1872-1941

  • GB-2014-WSA-01971
  • Person
  • 1872-1941

Agar, Charles Talbot, elder son of William Talbot Agar, of Weybridge, Surrey, barrister-at­law, by Ethel Headington, youngest daughter of Clement Dale, of Bartley Lodge, Rants; b. Dec. 2, 1872; adm. Sept. 24, 1885 (H); Exhibitioner 1886; left (with Triplett gratuity) July 1891; Trin. Coll. Camb. (adm. pensr. June 15, 1891); matric. Michaelmas 1891; steered the Cambridge eight against Oxford 1893; B.A. 1897; called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn Nov. 17, 1909; served in Great War 1; Sub-Lieut. R.N.V.R. 1915-6; Lieut. R.G.A. 1916-9; m. April 17, 1907, Sybil Beatrice, youngest daughter of Herbert Duke, of East Sheen, Surrey; d. at Pau, France, July 9, 1941.

Ahrens, Theodore Emil Joseph, 1898-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-01991
  • Person
  • 1898-?

Ahrens, Theodore Emil Joseph, son of J. Ahrens, of Bayswater; b. April 26, 1898; adm. April 26, 1912 (H); left Easter 1913.

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