Deakin, Frederick Wilham Dampier, 1913-2005

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Deakin, Frederick Wilham Dampier, 1913-2005

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Deakin, Sir Frederick Wilham Dampier, son of Albert Whitney Deakin of Golders Green and Bertha Mildred, d. of Benjamin Measures OBE, of Kimbolton, Hunts; b. 3 July 1913; adm. Sept. 1926 (A); left July 1931; Ch. Ch. Oxf., matric. 1931, BA 1935 (1st class hons Mod. History), MA 1938; Amy Preston res. schol. 1935-6; res. for Churchill's life of Marlborough; Fellow and lec­turer Wadham Coll. Oxf. 1936-50, hon. Fellow 1961; RA 1939-45 (Col.), wounded; approved by Churchill as head of first British mission to Marshal Tito in Yugoslavia; DSO 1944; Russian Order of Valour 1944; 1st Sec. HM Embassy Belgrade 1945-6; first Warden of St Antony's Coll. Oxf. 1950, retd 1968, hon. Fellow 1968-; Chevalier Légion d'Honneur 1953; Grosse Verdienst Kreuz 1958; Radcliffe Commission 1961; Kt 1975; hon. FBA 1980; author of The Bru­tal Friendship: Hitler, Mussolini and the Fall of Italian Fascism 1962; The Embattled Mountain 1971; m. 1st 22 Oct. 1935 Margaret Ogilvie, d. of Rev, Sir Nicholas Beatson-Bell KCSI KCIE, Vicar of Cornish Hall End, Essex, sometime Governor of Assam; 2nd 1943 Livia Stela, d. of Liviu Nasta of Bucharest; d. 22 Jan. 2005.


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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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