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Sir Herbert Trustram Eve, KBE (1865 - 1937)

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Antonio Carluccio MP

Antonio Carluccio, OBE OMRI From Wikipedia: (born 1937) is an Italian chef, restaurateur and food expert, based in London. Biography Antonio Carluccio was born in Vietri sul Mare, Salerno, ...

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Sir Cecil Beaton MP (1904 - 1980)

Sir Cecil Beaton, CBE, was an English fashion and portrait photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award-winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre. He was na...

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Anthony Dymoke Powell, CH, CBE (1905 - 2000)

Powell was an English novelist best known for his twelve-volume work A Dance to the Music of Time, published between 1951 and 1975. Powell's major work has remained in print continuously and has been t...

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Jilly Cooper MP

Jilly Cooper OBE (born 21 February 1937) is an English author. She started her career as a journalist and wrote numerous works of non-fiction before writing several romance novels, the first of which...

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Group Capt George Edward Gordon-Duff, CBE (deceased)

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Frederick Richard Dimbleby MP (1913 - 1965)

Richard Dimbleby, CBE, was an English journalist and broadcaster, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest figures in British broadcasting history. " Richard Dimbleby ", Westminster Abbey

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Sir Orme Bigland Clarke, 4th Baronet, CBE (1880 - 1949)

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Aloysisu Peter Albuquerque OBE, KSG (1889 - 1965)

After getting BA, BL, settled in Madras -- was the Official Assignee to the Govt. Leading figure in Mangalorean Catholic community in Madras, Pres of the KCA, the St Vincent de Paul Soc, and Sodality o...

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Vrasidas LANITIS (MBE) (1866 - 1940)

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Hon Dame Eva Isabella Anstruther, DBE MP (1869 - 1935)

Eva Hanbury-Tracy was born in 1869, the eldest child of the 4th Lord Sudeley. She grew up in a vast Gothic-style mansion in Gloucestershire - Toddington Manor, the house having rooms numbered in thei...

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Davina Marcia Ingrams (Herbert) (1938 - 2008)

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Lt-Col Hon Ralfe Evans-Freke, MBE (deceased)

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Jack Warner (1895 - 1981)

Jack Warner, OBE, was an English film and television actor. He is closely associated with the role of PC George Dixon, which he played until the age of eighty. His sisters Elsie and Doris Waters were w...

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Violet Helen Carson (1898 - 1983)

Violet Carson, OBE, was an English actress, best known for playing Ena Sharples, one of the original characters in the British soap opera Coronation Street.

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Betty M. Driver (1920 - 2011)

Betty Driver, MBE, was an English singer, actress and author, best known for her role as Betty Williams on the British soap opera, Coronation Street, appearing in more than 2,800 episodes.[5] She also ...

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Dame Millicent Fawcett MP (1847 - 1929)

As announced on page six the death occurred early this morning of Dame Millicent Fawcett. Millicent Garrett was born on June 11, 1847, the seventh child of Newson Garrett, J.P., of Aldburgh, in...

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Sir Lawrence Kadoorie, Baron Kadoorie MP (1899 - 1993)

Sir Lawrence Kadoorie, Baron Kadoorie, CBE (2 June 1899 in Hong Kong - 25 August 1993 in Hong Kong) was a famous industrialist, hotelier, and philanthropist. His father was Sir Elly Kadoorie, and his...

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Miriam Margoyles MP

Margoyles is an English actress and voice artist. Her earliest roles were in theatre and after several supporting roles in film and television she won a BAFTA Award for her role in The Age of Innocence...

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John Edward Thaw (1942 - 2002)

Thaw was an English actor, who appeared in a range of television, stage and cinema roles, his most popular being police and legal dramas such as Redcap, The Sweeney, Inspector Morse and Kavanagh QC. He...

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Sheila Hancock MP

English actress and author. Appointed OBE in 1974.

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Sir Elly Kadoorie MP (1867 - 1944)

Eleazer Silas Kadoorie, also known as Sir Elly Kadoorie (1867 - 1944), was a philanthropist and member of the wealthy Baghdadian Family that had large business interests in the Far East. He was made a ...

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Sir Hubert Hull, CBE (1887 - d.)

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Angharad Mary Rees, CBE (1949 - 2012)

Angharad Rees, the actress, was best-known as the headstrong Demelza in Poldark, the BBC’s hugely popular saga of impoverished gentry, smugglers and derelict tin mines in 18th-century Cornwall. ...

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Professor Linford Rees, CBE (deceased)

Psychiatrist.

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Admiral Sir David Luce, GCB, DSO, OBE MP (c.1906 - d.)

He was educated at the Royal Naval College, and pursued a naval career gaining the rank of Admiral. He was made a Grand Commander of Bath (GCB), and received the Distinguished Service Order (DSO), and ...

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Richard Burton, CBE MP (1925 - 1984)

Richard Burton, CBE (10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a Welsh actor. He was nominated seven times for an Academy Award, six of which were for Best Actor in a Leading Role (without ever winn...

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Sir Peter Lauderdale Daubeny, CBE (1921 - 1975)

SIR PETER DAUBENY A major theatre influence Sir Peter Daubeny, CBE, the founder, and for a decade, the Artistic Director of the World Theatre Season at the Aldwych, died yesterday at the age of 54....

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Harry Corbett, OBE (1918 - 1989)

Harry Corbett, creator of the glove puppet Sooty, whose antics delighted millions of children over thirty years, died on August 16 at the age of 71. Corbett was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, and worke...

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Humbert Wolfe, CB, CBE (1885 - 1940)

Wolfe was an Italian-born English poet, man of letters and civil servant, from a Jewish family background, his father, Martin Wolff of German descent and his mother, Consuela, née Terraccini, It...

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Dame Madge Kendal, GBE (1848 - 1935)

DAME Madge Kendal, the veteran actress died on Saturday at the age of 86 at her home at Chorley Wood, Hertfordshire, after a long illness. The death of Dame Madge Kendal removes one of the few remain...

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Dickie Henderson, OBE (1922 - 1985)

Dickie Henderson, the comedian, died yesterday. He was 62 and had been suffering from cancer. Henderson was born into a theatrical family. His father, Dick Henderson, was a rotund Yorkshire comedian ...

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Edward Curzon, 6th Earl Howe MP (1908 - 1984)

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Agnes Nicholls, CBE (1876 - 1959)

Lady Harty, C.B.E., known by her maiden name of Agnes Nicholls as a distinguished soprano, died yesterday at the age of 82. Although she never sought a continental reputation she had sung in America, a...

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Delia Smith, C.B.E. MP

Delia Smith CBE From Wikipedia: (born 18 June 1941) is an English cook and television presenter, known for teaching basic cookery skills. She is the UK's best-selling cookery author, with more th...

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Lillian Marion MACDONALD, OBE (1905 - 1986)

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Bud Flanagan, OBE (1896 - 1968)

BUD FLANAGAN, comedian and member of the Crazy Gang died in Kingston, Surrey Hospital yesterday aged 72. He was born Robert Winthrop at Spitalfields, London, and adopted as his stage name that of an ...

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Richard Arthur Warren Hughes, OBE (1900 - 1976)

RICHARD HUGHES, one of the most distinguished writers of his generation, died in hospital in Bangor, North Wales, on Wednesday at the age of 76. He had been ill for a few weeks. Although his writing ...

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Sir David Lean, CBE (1908 - 1991)

Sir David Lean, CBE, was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, best remembered for big-screen epics The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhiva...

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Dame Anna Neagle, DBE (1904 - 1986)

DAME ANNA NEAGLE Actress in the polished English tradition Dame Anna Neagle, the actress, who died yesterday at the age of 81, was a star who retained the common touch. She played heroines of music...

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Dame Grace Kimmins, DBE (1870 - 1954)

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Anthony Kimmins (1901 - 1964)

CAPT. ANTHONY KIMMINS PLAYS AND FILMS Captain Anthony Kimmins, O.B.E., who died on Tuesday at the age of 62 after a long illness at his home in Sussex, will be remembered affectionately by those wh...

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Sandy Powell, MBE (1900 - 1982)

Mr Sandy Powell, MBE, an old-time music hall comedian, who made a name for himself from the 1920s onwards as a radio star, died on June 26. He was 82. Born on January 20, 1900, in Rotherham, Yorkshir...

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Joyce Carey (1898 - 1993)

JOYCE CAREY JOYCE CAREY, who has died aged 94, was one of Britain's most reliable and sought-after actresses. She possessed, on the one hand, a natural grace and dignity for women of high degree an...

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Dame Lilian Braithwaite, DBE (1873 - 1948)

DAME LILIAN BRAITHWAITE: INTERPRETER OF COMEDY Dame Lilian Braithwaite, the well-known actress, died yesterday at her home in London. She had been ill for some days and had had to cancel a tour she...

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Sir Herbert Wilberforce (1866 - 1950)

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Arthur Roland George Wilberforce OBE (1877 - 1955)

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General Sir David William Fraser, GCB, OBE (1920 - 2012)

) General Sir David William Fraser, GCB, OBE (30 December 1920 – 15 July 2012) was a British Army officer who became Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies. Early life Fras...

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John Campbell Arbuthnott, 16th Viscount of Arbuthnott, KT, CBE, DSC MP (1924 - 2012)

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Robert Keith Arbuthnott, 15th Viscount of Arbuthnott, CB CBE DSO MC MP (1897 - 1966)

√ Burke's Peerage - page 130 Volume 1 107th edition 2c Robert Keith Arbuthnott, 15th Viscount of Arbuthnott , (CB) 1945), CBE (1944), DSO (1938), MC; b 21 Aug 1897; educ Fettes and RMC Sandh...

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(No Name) (deceased)

(Nawabzada) Khan Abdel Majid Khan Tarin (1877–1939), Khan-Sahib, OBE, was a prominent magistrate, MLA and philanthropist of the North West Frontier Province of former British India. He was the...

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Herbert Dixon, 1st Baron Glentoran, OBE (1880 - 1950)

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Lieutenant-General Sir Roger Herbert Bower, KCB, KBE (b. - 1990)

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Henry Frederick Hotham, 7th Baron Hotham, CBE (1899 - 1967)

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Hon Sir Maurice Charles Andrew Drummond, KBE, CMG, DSO, ADC (1877 - 1957)

Sir Maurice Charles Andrew Drummond KBE CMG DSO (30 November 1877 – 21 February 1957) was a British soldier who was also a senior officer of the Metropolitan Police. He was the second son of J...

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Randal McDonnell, 8th Earl of Antrim, KBE (1911 - 1977)

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Sir Charles John Stewart, KBE (b. - 1932)

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Sir Leonard Twiston-Davies, KBE (deceased)

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Stormont Mancroft, 2nd Baron Mancroft MP (1914 - 1987)

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Admiral Sir Henry John Studholme Brownrigg, KBE CB DSO RN (1882 - 1943)

Admiral Sir Henry John Studholme Brownrigg KBE CB DSO (1882–1943) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, The Nore. Naval career Brownrigg joined the Royal Navy in 1...

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Brigadier General Sir Berkeley Vincent (b. - 1963)

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Vice-Admiral Sir Francis Marten (deceased)

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Mary Anna Sibell Elizabeth Marten, OBE (1929 - 2010)

A rainy day in 1890 as an aristocrat from Alington family and his friend out of the window and decided to bet on which raindrop on glass window that would hit the bottom of the window first. The two ...

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Brigadier General Sir William Manning, GCMG, KBE, CB (deceased)

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Sir Archibald Auldjo Jamieson, KBE, MC (deceased)

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Sir George Roderick Jones, KBE (deceased)

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James Stopford, 8th Earl of Courtown MP (1908 - 1975)

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Katharine Stewart-Murray (Ramsay), Duchess of Atholl, DBE (1874 - 1960)

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James Richard Neville Stopford, 7th Earl of Courtown MP (1877 - 1957)

James Richard Neville [Stopford], 7th Earl of Courtown, OBE From born 16 Sep 1877 mar. 26 Apr 1905 his third cousin Cicely Mary Birch OBE OStJ (d. 6 Feb 1973), 2nd dau. of John Arden Birch,...

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Major General Sir John Noble Kennedy, GCMG KCVO KBE CB MC (deceased)

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Arthur Howe Browne, 8th Marquess of Sligo MP (1867 - 1951)

Wikipedia contributors. " Arthur Browne, 8th Marquess of Sligo ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Francis Dudley Drummond, KBE (1863 - 1935)

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Air Chief Marshal Sir William Elliot, GCVO KCB KBE DFC (deceased)

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Sir Nusserwanjee Nowrosjee Wadia, KBE, CIE (deceased)

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Sir Peter Drummond McDonald, KBE, MP (deceased)

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Ailwyn Fellowes, 3rd Baron De Ramsey, KBE (1910 - 1993)

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Sir Edmund Gerald Compton, GCB, KBE (deceased)

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Sir George Granville Leveson-Gower, KBE (1858 - 1951)

Wikipedia: English Sir George Granville Leveson-Gower KCB, born May 19, 1858, died July 18, 1951. Sir George Granville Leveson-Gower was a British civil servant and Liberal politician. He held poli...

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Richard Duke Coleridge, 4th Baron Coleridge, KBE (1905 - 1984)

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Brig-Gen Sir Gilbert Falkingham Clayton, KCMG, KBE (deceased)

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Clive Latham BAILLIEU, 1st Baron Baillieu, KBE (1889 - 1967)

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Gustaf Guthrie Rennell Rodd, OBE (1905 - d.)

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Francis, 2nd Baron Rennell, of Rodd, KBE (1895 - 1978)

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Hon Sir Thomas Galloway Dunlop Galbraith, KBE (1927 - 1982)

Member of Parliament (Unionist) for Hillhead 1948-82, Assistant Chief Whip 1950, Scottish Unionist Whip 1950-57, a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1951-54, Civil Lord of the Admiralty 1957-59, Joint ...

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Sir Roderick Jones, KBE (1877 - 1962)

Chairman of Reuter's 1902-41

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Enid Bagnold, Lady Jones, CBE MP (1889 - 1981)

Enid Bagnold was a British author and playwright, best known for the 1935 story National Velvet which was made into a film in 1944 starring Elizabeth Taylor.-------------------- Enid Algerine Bagnold...

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Dr. Piedade Felician J Mathias, OBE (1874 - 1932)

O.B.E., Kaiser-e-Hind

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William Brereton Couchman Lewis, 3rd Baron Merthyr, KBE (1901 - 1977)

He was Justice of the Peace (J.P.) Pembs 1925. He was Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) (–59) Pembs 1932. He was V-Pres FPA, Nat/l Marriage Guidance Cncl, V-Ld-Lt , Companion, Most Venerable Order of...

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Group Captain Edward Northway CBE OBE GBE (1901 - 1966)

Edward George Northway, born in Sri Lanka on 30 October 1901 and died at Marylebone, London on 4 August 1966, played first-class cricket for Somerset and for the Royal Air Force. Northway played fi...

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Thomas Corbett, 2nd Baron Rowallan, KT, KBE, MC (1895 - 1977)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Thomas Godfrey Polson Corbett, 2nd Baron Rowallan, KT, KBE, MC, TD (1895–1977), had a distinguished military career, was Chief Scout of the British Commonwealt...

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Rear Admiral Sir Cecil Nugent Reyne, KBE (1881 - 1958)

Cecil Nugent Reyne Rear-Admiral Sir Cecil Nugent Reyne, K.B.E., Royal Navy (23 December, 1881 – 19 February, 1958) was an officer of the Royal Navy during the First World War. Reyne was born...

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Henry John Alexander Seely, 2nd Baron Mottistone, OBE (1899 - 1963)

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David Peter Seely, 4th Baron Mottistone, CBE (1920 - 2011)

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Daniel Stewart Thomas Bingham Dixon, 2nd Baron Glentoran, KBE (1912 - 1995)

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Ross Campbell Geddes, 2nd Baron Geddes, KBE (1907 - 1975)

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Robert Inskip, 2nd Viscount Caldecote, KBE, DSC (1917 - 1999)

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Sir Godfrey Baring, 1st Baronet, KBE (1871 - 1957)

Wikipedia contributors. " Godfrey Baring ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Walter McLennan Citrine, 1st Baron Citrine, KBE (1887 - 1983)

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Willoughby Hyett Dickinson, 1st Baron Dickinson, KBE (1859 - 1943)

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Fiennes Neil Wykeham Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, OBE, DL (1921 - 2010)

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