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Everything tagged "England"

Lewis Rudall SHORE [1899-1950]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Shore
Given: 
Lewis Rudall
Birth
Date: 
1899-02-16
Birthplace (town, state): 
Shadwell, London
Death
Date: 
1950-02-09

A university professor.

Birthplace (country): 

Walter Daniel BARKER [1889-1959]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Barker
Given: 
Walter Daniel
Birth
Date: 
c.1889-11-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Greenwich, London
Death
Date: 
1959-05-18

He isn't shown in the 1941 Jurors list.

Birthplace (country): 

Graham Scudamore Percival HEYWOOD [1903-1985]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Heywood
Given: 
Graham Scudamore Percival
Birth
Date: 
1903-08-03
Birthplace (town, state): 
Manchester
Death
Date: 
1985-01-23

When war arrived on 8th December, 1941, Heywood was working at the Observatory on Nathan Road. Heywood set off with a colleague to the New Territories to collect several instruments. Instead he was captured by the Japanese, and began three years and eight months of life as a prisoner of war.

His account of his wartime experiences has been published in the book, It won't be long now. You can read an extract here on Gwulo.

Birthplace (country): 
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George Cunningham Paton MENZIES [1900-1968]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Menzies
Given: 
George Cunningham Paton
Birth
Date: 
1900-01-30
Birthplace (town, state): 
Cheddleton, Staffordshire
Death
Date: 
c.1968-01-01 (Day is approximate)

George Menzies was an officer in the 4th Submarine Flotilla serving on the China station in 1928-1929 commanding one of the L Class submarines.  He had already served in the 1st World War 1916-1919 and in the 2nd World War commanded the Submarine Depot ship HMS Forth. He married Constance Grice-Hutchinson in April 1936.

Birthplace (country): 

Alan POPPLE [1908-1969]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Popple
Given: 
Alan
Birth
Date: 
1908-02-08
Birthplace (town, state): 
Leeds, Yorkshire
Death
Date: 
c.1969-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

Beatrice Victoria FANCEY (née DEWEY) [1897-1985]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Fancey
Given: 
Beatrice Victoria
Maiden: 
Dewey
Birth
Date: 
c.1897-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Tisbury, Wiltshire
Death
Date: 
1985-06-11
Birthplace (country): 

Denys Warwick MORLEY [1890-1963]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Morley
Given: 
Denys Warwick
Birth
Date: 
c.1890-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Cambridge
Death
Date: 
1963-12-21

Morley took part in the escape from Sham Shui Po POW camp with L T Ride. Here's an extract from my brother Edwin's book:

Birthplace (country): 

Robert Douglas SCRIVEN [1910-1989]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Scriven
Given: 
Robert Douglas
Birth
Date: 
1910-07-30
Birthplace (town, state): 
Barking, Essex
Death
Date: 
1989-09-29
Birthplace (country): 

Arthur James William DORLING [c.1888-????]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Dorling
Given: 
Arthur James William
Birth
Date: 
c.1888-12-31 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Croydon
Birthplace (country): 
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Gertrude Anne SMITH (née ANTON, aka Pixie) [1894-1975]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Female
Names
Family: 
Smith
Given: 
Gertrude Anne
Maiden: 
Anton
Alias / nickname: 
Pixie
Birth
Date: 
1894-04-16
Birthplace (town, state): 
Nottinghamshire
Death
Date: 
c.1975-12-31 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (country): 

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