Philip Cecil Langdon Yorke, OBE

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Philip Cecil Langdon Yorke, OBE

Birthplace: Llanfair-Nant-Y-Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Death: January 19, 1970 (66)
Royal Hospital, Haslar, Gosport, Hampshire, England UK
Immediate Family:

Son of James Charles Yorke and Katherine Ellen Langdon
Husband of Elsie Margaret Davis and Margaret Rose Yorke
Ex-husband of Violet Helen Trew
Father of Private
Brother of Katherine Olive Yorke; Hardwick Langdon Yorke; Marianna Augusta Yorke; Sophia Cecilia Yorke; Georgiana Margaret Yorke and 4 others

Occupation: Naval Officer; Flying Certificate 1933;
Managed by: Helen Rolland
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About Philip Cecil Langdon Yorke, OBE

Philip Cecil Langdon Yorke
Youngest son of late James Charles Yorke (1847-1932), and Katharine Ellen Langdon (?-1936), of Langton, Pembrokeshire.

Engaged (10.1933) Alison Holberton Man, twin daughter of Col. H.W. Man, CBE, of Richmond, Yokshire.

Married 1st (22.04.1936) Elsie Margaret Davis, youngest daughter of the late Mr & Mrs Frank Davis, of Barnwood, Gloucestershire.

Married 2nd (23.07.1946) Violet Helen Trew, only daughter of Charles Ormonde Trew, of Hindhead Surrey (divorced 1960; she remarried 1968 Sir Charles John Hanson, Bt); .one daughter.

Married 3rd (18.08.1961) Margaret Rose Rubenstein, daughter of A. Rubenstein.

Gazetted Awards and Mentions in Despatches

  • First Name: Philip Cecil Langdon
  • Initials: P
  • Surname: Yorke
  • Nationality: British
  • Rank: Commander
  • Gallantry Awards: OBE
  • Gazette Info:
  • Gazette Date: 02/12/1941
  • Gazette Page: 6889
  • Duty Location: Mediterranean
  • Service: Royal Navy
  • Ship: HMS Formidable
  • Service: Navy

UK Navy List 1947

  • First Name: P C L
  • Surname: Yorke
  • Information: In Command.
  • Rank: Commander
  • Gallantry Awards: Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
  • Service: Royal Navy
  • Ship/Establishment: HMS Nereide

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Philip Cecil Langdon Yorke, OBE's Timeline

July 23, 1903
Llanfair-Nant-Y-Gof, Pembrokeshire, Wales
January 19, 1970
Age 66
Gosport, Hampshire, England UK