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Grand Prix racing car driver and fighter pilot with 4+ kills in the Battle of Britain (WWII). Air Commodore Whitney Willard Straight CBE, MC, DFC (6 November 1912 – 5 April 1979) was a Grand Prix mot...

2/19/2009 3/19/2017

Roderick "Roddy" Walcott , OBE (23 January 1930 – 6 March 2000), was a St Lucian playwright, screenwriter, painter, theatre director, costume and set designer, lyricist and literary editor. As a dramat...

11/27/2011 3/18/2017

Sir Derek Alton Walcott, KCSL OBE OCC MP (1930 - 2017)

"Derek Walcott"

Derek Alton Walcott KCSL OBE OCC (23 January 1930 – 17 March 2017) was a Saint Lucian poet, playwright, writer and visual artist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992 and the T. S. Eli...

3/8/2009 3/17/2017
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Kristin A. Scott Thomas, OBE (born 24 May 1960) is an English-French actress. She gained international fame in the 1990s for her roles in Bitter Moon, Four Weddings and a Funeral, and The English Pat...

1/5/2011 3/15/2017

Attenborough's contribution to broadcasting and wildlife film-making has brought him international recognition. He has been called "the great communicator, the peerless educator" and "the greatest broa...

7/12/2011 3/10/2017

Sebastian Newbold Coe, Baron Coe, KBE MP

"Baron Coe KBE", "Seb Coe"

Sebastian Newbold Coe, Baron Coe, KBE, often known as Seb Coe, is an English former athlete and politician. Seb Coe is considered one of the greatest middle-distance runners of all time. He won the B...

3/4/2012 3/10/2017

Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister, CBE (born 23 March 1929) - English former athlete. Ran the first mile in less than 4 minutes. Became a distinguished neurologist and Master of Pembroke College, Oxford, bef...

7/15/2012 3/10/2017

British singer: The forces sweetheart in WW2

3/28/2014 3/10/2017

Dame Evelyn Elizabeth Ann Glennie, DBE From WIkipedia: Dame Evelyn Elizabeth Ann Glennie, DBE (born 19 July 1965) is a Scottish virtuoso percussionist. She is announced as one of the two laureates ...

5/27/2016 3/10/2017

Sir Gordon Howard Eliot Hodgkin CH CBE (6 August 1932 – 9 March 2017) was a British painter and printmaker. His work is most often associated with abstraction

3/9/2017 3/10/2017

Dame Mary Tyrwhitt, OBE MP (1903 - d.)

5/17/2009 2/28/2017

2/28/2017 2/28/2017

Lieutenant General Sir Henry Royds Pownall KCB, KBE, DSO (19 November 1887 – 10 June 1961) was a British general, who held several important command and Staff appointments during World War II. In par...

2/17/2012 2/27/2017

Willoughby Gray MP (1916 - 1993)

2/27/2017 2/27/2017

2/26/2017 2/26/2017

Alan Green, CBE MP (deceased)

2/25/2017 2/25/2017

Sir William Lawrence Bragg CH OBE MC FRS (31 March 1890 – 1 July 1971) was an Australian-born British physicist and X-ray crystallographer, discoverer (1912) of the Bragg law of X-ray diffraction, whic...

5/5/2009 2/24/2017

Sir William Henry Bragg OM, KBE, PRS (2 July 1862 – 10 March 1942) was a British physicist, chemist, mathematician and active sportsman who uniquely shared a Nobel Prize with his son William Lawrence B...

3/26/2009 2/24/2017

Jim Clark MP (1936 - 1968)

James Clark, Jr OBE (4 March 1936 – 7 April 1968), known as Jim Clark, was a British Formula One racing driver from Scotland, who won two World Championships, in 1963 and 1965. Clark was a versatile ...

2/23/2017 2/23/2017

Joe Heinz Lobenstein, MBE MP (1927 - 2015)

5/5/2008 2/23/2017

1/5/2008 2/21/2017

Born 1904; educated at Royal Naval College, Osborne, Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, and Royal Naval Engineering College, Keyham, Leicestershire; commissioned into RN, 1918; served in HM Submarines, 19...

2/21/2017 2/21/2017

Lt. Colonel Paul Francis Lionel Sare, Royal Canadian Dragoons, Korean war veteran. Son of Major Harry Frank Sare, deceased 9 April 1917, Vimy Ridge and Mrs. Helen Chalmers Sare, Westmount, Quebec. Hu...

2/20/2017 2/20/2017

LOTFWW Royal Navy Officers 1899-1919 findmypast Transcription Record set Royal Navy Officers 1899-1919 First name(s) Christopher Lloyd Last name Courtney Birth year 1890 Rank Lieutenant...

2/20/2017 2/20/2017

Dame Celia Johnson MP (1908 - 1982)

Dame Celia Elizabeth Johnson DBE (18 December 1908 – 25 April 1982) was an English actress. She began her stage acting career in 1928, and subsequently achieved success in West End and Broadway pro...

9/14/2010 2/19/2017

Sir John Theodore Houghton CBE FRS FLSW (born 30 December 1931) is a Welsh scientist who was the co-chair of the Nobel Peace Prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) scientific ...

2/17/2017 2/17/2017

Vera White, OBE MP (1891 - 1978)

Vera Deakin (later White), Australian Red Cross (ARC). Deakin, daughter of the former Australian Prime Minister Alfred Deakin, established the Wounded and Missing Bureau in Cairo, Egypt, in 1915 and du...

3/30/2011 2/17/2017

2/17/2017 2/17/2017

2/17/2017 2/17/2017

Wikipedia contributors. " William Bromley-Davenport (British Army officer) ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

4/27/2014 2/17/2017

Oliver Joseph Simon OBE MP (1895 - 1956)

Harold Curwen retired at the end of 1939 for reasons of health, and from 1940 Oliver was Chairman of the company. Harold Curwen died in 1949, (ZHt).

9/9/2013 2/14/2017

Charles Vere Wintour, CBE MP (1917 - 1999)

"Chilly Charlie"

was a British newspaper editor.

8/4/2010 2/13/2017

Duncan Robert Mackintosh Born on 4 October 1902. Son of Duncan Houston Mackintosh and Louisa Mary Kekewich. Married Mary Isa Grant, daughter of Sir Allan Grant, on 31 March 1937. Educated at ...

2/13/2017 2/13/2017

2/13/2017 2/13/2017

Sir Michael Jonathan Moritz KBE (born 12 September 1954) is a Welsh-born venture capitalist with Sequoia Capital in Menlo Park, California in Silicon Valley, a philanthropist and author of the first ...

2/11/2017 2/11/2017

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Feb 11 2017, 17:00:48 UTC

6/5/2012 2/11/2017

A/Commander. Sir Henry Percy Smyth-Osbourne Born in 1879 at Stapleton, Gloucestershire, England. Son of John Smyth Smyth-Osbourne and Eliza Cotton Prior. Married Elaine M. C. K. Gosselin, daugh...

8/13/2015 2/11/2017

Sir Roland Penrose, CBE MP (1900 - 1984)

Sir Roland Penrose left England after University (1922) to study painting in Paris under post-impressionist artists: he was much influenced by Max Ernst, Man Ray, Braque and others and later embraced S...

10/14/2012 2/10/2017

Sir Simon Denis Rattle OM CBE (born 19 January 1955), is an English conductor. He rose to international prominence during the 1980s and 1990s, while Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Or...

3/4/2016 2/10/2017

Dame Jennifer Jenkins, DBE MP (1921 - 2017)

late Chairman of the National Trust.

3/24/2014 2/9/2017

3/28/2011 2/8/2017

Kate Challis Excelsa Hooper OBE (25 June 1894 – 29 November 1982) was a New Zealand nurse, nursing administrator, community worker and feminist. She was born in Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand on 25 J...

12/13/2014 2/8/2017

2/8/2017 2/8/2017

Sir Geoffrey Sandford Cox, CNZM, CBE was a New Zealand-born newspaper and television journalist. He was a former editor and chief executive of ITN and a founder of News at Ten. Cox was born in Palmer...

1/2/2017 2/7/2017

Denholm Elliott, CBE MP (1922 - 1992)

12/1/2011 2/7/2017

Arthur David Waley MP (1889 - 1966)

Arthur David Waley CH, CBE (19 August 1889 – 27 June 1966) was an English orientalist and sinologist. Waley was born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, as Arthur David Schloss, son of the economist D...

1/5/2012 2/6/2017

Leo Vernon Bensemann, OBE MP (1912 - 1986)

Leo Vernon Bensemann, OBE (1 May 1912 – 2 January 1986), was a New Zealand artist, printer, typographer, publisher and editor. He was born in Takaka, Nelson, New Zealand on 1 May 1912. In the 1985 Ne...

8/28/2016 2/6/2017

Denny Hulme MP (1936 - 1992)

Denis Clive "Denny" Hulme, OBE (18 June 1936 – 4 October 1992) was a New Zealand racing driver who won the 1967 Formula One World Drivers' Championship for the Brabham team. Between his debut at Monaco...

1/30/2017 1/30/2017

Alexander Chancellor, CBE MP (1940 - 2017)

9/25/2012 1/30/2017

Captain Hanara Tangiawha Te Ohaki Reedy, OBE MP (1903 - 1971)

"Arnold Reedy"

Hanara Tangiawha Te Ohaki Reedy (commonly known as Arnold Reedy) was born on 16 August 1903 at Whareponga, a somnolent seaside village on the East Coast of the North Island. He was the eldest of 10 chi...

3/8/2012 1/28/2017

Robert Vincent Closey, OBE MP (1897 - 1998)

Husband of Vera Mildred Closey (nee Claridge), married 1922. Three brothers served in WW1 and WW2: Frederick William Closey; Septimus James Edgar Closey and Robert Vincent Closey. Commanding Office...

1/25/2017 1/28/2017

Frederick Melrose Horowhenua Hanson CMG DSO OBE MM (9 July 1895 – 15 July 1979) was a New Zealand soldier, engineer, military leader and public servant. Born in 1895, Hanson joined the New Zealand Ex...

3/9/2015 1/28/2017

Bertie Victor Cooksley OBE, MM (13 July 1892 – 26 July 1980) was a New Zealand politician of the National Party. Cooksley was born in 1892 in Canterbury. He attended Dunsdale School. He farmed in Tai...

1/27/2017 1/27/2017

Patience Elizabeth Clayton MP (1913 - 2009)

1/2/2016 1/26/2017

Dame Frances Amelia Yates DBE FBA (28 November 1899 – 29 September 1981) was an English historian who focused on the study of the Renaissance. In an academic capacity, she taught at the Warburg Institu...

1/19/2017 1/19/2017

Fiona Kennedy Clark, OBE, DL is a Scottish singer, actress, and broadcaster, and the daughter of Scottish and Gaelic singers Calum Kennedy and Anne Gillies. As a child, she appeared with her parents ...

1/18/2017 1/18/2017

Sir Robert Hotung 何東 MP (1862 - 1956)

"Henry Thomas 'H.T.' Bosman"

Ho-tung, internationally known entrepreneur and philanthropist, became Hong Kong's largest property owner and one of its wealthiest citizens. He was knighted (1915) by King George V for his patriotic g...

1/2/2008 1/14/2017

Charles Kuen Kao , GBM, KBE, FRS, FREng is a Chinese-born Hong Kong, American and British electrical engineer and physicist who pioneered in the development and use of fiber optics in telecommunication...

2/9/2015 1/13/2017

Li Fook-wo 李福和 MP (1916 - 2014)

12/31/2007 1/13/2017

Louis Cha Leung-yung (Zha Liangyong), GBM, OBE (born 6 February 1924), better known by his pen name Jin Yong , is a modern Chinese-language novelist. Having co-founded the Hong Kong daily Ming Pao in 1...

4/5/2013 1/13/2017

Clare Hollingworth, OBE MP (1911 - 2017)

Clare Hollingworth, the veteran British war correspondent who broke the news that World War Two had started, has died at the age of 105. Her first husband was Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother 's fou...

1/10/2017 1/11/2017

Major-General Sir Sanford John Palairet Scobell, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (26 September 1879 – 2 March 1955), known by his middle name John, was a senior officer in the British Army. Son of Sanford George...

6/16/2008 1/10/2017

1/4/2017 1/4/2017

Ed Mirvish, OC CBE OOnt MP (1914 - 2007)

"Honest Ed"

Edwin "Honest Ed" Mirvish, OC CBE OOnt (24 July 1914 – 11 July 2007) was an American-Canadian businessman, philanthropist and theatrical impresario who lived in Toronto, Ontario. He is known for his ...

11/5/2009 12/30/2016

Ethel de Keyser, OBE MP (1926 - 2004)

Obituary: Wikipedia Article:

1/5/2014 12/29/2016

Peter Pinchas Kaye MP (c.1915 - c.1983)

8/22/2007 12/22/2016

Billie Whitelaw, CBE MP (1932 - 2014)

12/7/2016 12/7/2016

Sir John Anthony Swire MP (1927 - 2016)

10/24/2013 12/1/2016

Arthur Thomas Loyd, OBE MP (1882 - 1944)

5/17/2011 11/22/2016

12/23/2012 11/12/2016

11/6/2016 11/6/2016

11/1/2016 11/1/2016

Mary Emma Meyrick, OBE MP (deceased)

1/18/2012 11/1/2016

11/1/2016 11/1/2016

Lt.-Col. Frederick Adolphus Fleming Barnardo was registered as a Member, Royal College of Physicians, London (M.R.C.P.) He was invested as a Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons (F.R.C.S.) He lived at 19 ...

10/31/2016 10/31/2016

Wikipedia The Peerage Sir Eric Grant Yarrow, 3rd Bt. Born on 23 April 1920. Son of Sir Harold Edgar Yarrow, 2nd Bt. and Eleanor Etheldreda Aitken. Married Rosemary Ann Young, daughter of He...

10/30/2016 10/31/2016

'1886 8 November Place of Birth Deccan India 1887 8 April Christening at Bolarum, Tamil Nadu, India (Source IGI Batch C750254 1886 - 1887 Call No. 0521874) Lydia Coates (wife of Henry Charles Coate...

3/23/2008 10/31/2016

Biographical Summary Yarrow, Sir Harold Edgar, Bart. Ref: 3273. Male. Titles and British Honours: 2nd Baronet, CBE. Profession: Shipbuilder. Appointments Held: Chairman, Yarrow & Co Ltd, Ship...

8/19/2013 10/30/2016

Brigadier-General Sir George William Hacket Pain KBE CB (5 February 1855 – 14 February 1924) was a British Army officer and Royal Irish Constabulary commissioner. He played a key part in setting up t...

12/4/2009 10/26/2016

Captain Thomas Hogan, RE, MBE MP (1878 - 1938)

"Tom Hogan"

Was Company Sergeant-Major of the 55th Field Company of the Royal Engineers during WWI before being promoted to Captain. His retirement from the Royal Engineers was mentioned in the London Gazette: ...

12/14/2012 10/26/2016

Commander Oliver Lascelles MP (1921 - 1999)

Commander Oliver Lascelles was born on 5 March 1921.2 He was the son of Henry Francis Lascelles and Rose Caroline Georgiana Aylmer.2 He married Pamela Margaret Enid Whillis, daughter of Robert William ...

5/18/2009 10/26/2016

Gen. Sir Pierre van Ryneveld, KBE CB DSO MC MP (1891 - 1972)

"Pierre", "Andreas", "Helpperus", "Herperus", "Andrias"

General Sir Hesperus Andrias van Ryneveld KBE CB DSO MC (2 May 1891 – 2 December 1972), known as Pierre van Ryneveld, was a South African military commander. He was the founding commander of the Sout...

6/11/2010 10/26/2016

10/26/2016 10/26/2016

2/7/2009 10/21/2016

British Jewry Book of Honour, 1914-1920 findmypast Transcription First name(s) Herbert B Last name Cohen Regimental number - Rank Major Regiment Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment Cou...

2/7/2009 10/21/2016

10/21/2016 10/21/2016

Probate Sir Thomas Henry Symons KBE, CSI. of the Cottage, Church Crookham, Hampshire, died 3 July 1948. Probate Winchester 20 September to Dame Mary Langharne Symons widow. Effects 4895 11s 2d Indi...

2/6/2016 10/20/2016

Henry John Wagg, OBE MP (c.1873 - 1949)

10/27/2014 10/20/2016

Alfred Ralph Wagg, CBE MP (1877 - 1969)

10/27/2014 10/20/2016

10/16/2016 10/16/2016

2/7/2009 10/16/2016

8/10/2011 10/16/2016

2/7/2009 10/16/2016

Francis Charles Adelbert Henry Needham, 4th Earl of Kilmorey Born on 26 November 1883. Son of Francis Charles Needham, 3rd Earl of Kilmorey and Ellen Constance Baldock. Married Lady Norah Franc...

7/16/2014 10/15/2016

Maj.-Gen. Francois Henry Theron, CB CBE MP (1891 - 1967)

"Frank", "François", "Henri"

Military Service: 10/1914 Drafted, Enslin's Horse. 1933 Lt.Col., commander of Military College, Voortrekkerhoogte. 1937-39 Quartermaster-General of Union Defence Force. 1940 Adjutant-General ...

10/13/2016 10/13/2016

Brig. Johann Bosman Kriegler, CBE MP (1898 - 1983)

"Johan", "Jock"

1941-1942 Commanding Officer 5th South African Brigade, North Africa. 1942-03-10-1942-03-31 Commanding Officer 1st South African Brigade, North Africa.

2/28/2013 10/13/2016

Maj.Gen. William Henry Evered Poole, CB CBE DSO LOM MP (1902 - 1969)

"Deputy Chief", "Commandant", "Commander", "diplomat."

He was appointed GSO1 of 1st SA Division, with the rank of colonel, on its formation in August 1940 , but when the 2nd SA Division was formed he became its GSO1 on 1 October 1940 . In April 1941, he ...

10/12/2016 10/13/2016