Bury, John Bernard, 1917-2017

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Bury, John Bernard, 1917-2017

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Bury, John Bernard, brother of Kenneth de Kay Bury (qv); b. 10 July 1917; adm. Sept. 1930 (G); left July 1935; Balliol Coll. Oxf., matric. 1935; Roy. Signals 1940-5 (Maj. ); joined Shell Group 1947; dir. Shipping Fedn 1955-9; foreign member Portuguese Academy 1962; dir. Shell (Switzerland) 1964-6; Fellow commoner Churchill Coll. Camb. 1972-3; author of various works on Spanish and Italian art and architecture; m. 8 Sept. 1945 Anne Henderson MBE, d. of Duncan Henderson of Willingdon, Sussex; d. 18 Jan. 2017.


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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 1937 to Election 2015, Volume 5, London, 2017

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