Edwards, Hugh Robert Arthur, 1906-1972

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Edwards, Hugh Robert Arthur, 1906-1972

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1906-1972

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Edwards, Hugh Robert Arthur, brother of Edward Cecil Theodore Edwards (qv); b. 17 Nov. 1906; adm. Sept. 1919 (A); left July 1925; Ch. Ch. Oxf., matric. 1925, rowed against Cambridge 1926 and 1930, BA; MA 1940; won (with L. Clive) the Pairs and rowed in the winning Four at the Olympic Games, Los Angeles, 1932; rowed in winning Eights and Fours at the Empire Games, Canada, 1930, Grand Challenge Cup and Stewards Cup Henley 1930-1, Silver Goblets 1931-2; PO RAF Oct. 1931, FO Apr. 1932, Flt Lieut. Apr. 1936, Sqdn Ldr Dec. 1938, Wing Cdr Oct. 1946, Group Capt. July 1947; retd Nov. 1956; despatches Jan. 1941, June 1945, Jan. 1946; AFC Jan. 1943, DFC March 1944; coached Oxford in the Boat Race 1959-62; m. 16 June 1934 Michele Lydia Rosemary, d. of Maj. John Frederick Williams of Southsea, Hants; d. 21 Dec. 1972; DNB 1971-80, pp 278-9.

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GB-2014-WSA-06676

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GB 2014

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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

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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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