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SHEPHERD, Melvin Clifford Seymour (1922 - 1989), Chief Executive, Wine and Spirit Trades Benevolent Society, since 1980

CAUSER, William Sidney (died 1958), Trustee Chelsea Arts Club; Member of Council Artists General Benevolent Institution; Member of Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and of National Society; Member Society of Marine Artists

MARSDEN, Arthur (1883 - 1960), Chairman, Committee of Management, Shipwrecked Fishermen and Mariners’ Royal Benevolent Society since 1952

LE BRETON, David Francis Battye (born 1931), HM Diplomatic Service, retired; Secretary, Overseas Service Pensioners Association and Benevolent Society, since 1992

WALDEN, Stanley Arthur (1905 - 1980), Member: Committee, Overseas Service Pensioners’ Benevolent Society; Council, Overseas Service Pensioners’ Association, since 1969 (Secretary, 1960–71)

COLES, William (1913 - 1979), Member of Council, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund and Royal Air Force Association, since 1975; Director, Argyle Building Society, since 1977

MARTIN, Christopher (1866 - 1933), Consulting Surgeon to Birmingham Hospital for Women; Captain RAMC (T); ex-President of the Midland Medical Society; ex-President of Birmingham Medical Institute; ex-President of Midland Obstetrical Society; ex-President of Birmingham Medical Benevolent Society

ROBERTS, Cyril (1871 - 1949), Auditor, 1914–15; Member of Council, 1915–18; Secretary, 1918–31; Member of Pastel Society; Vice-President, Artists General Benevolent Institute; portrait painter

WEIR, Stanley Price (1866 - 1944), JP; Secretary, Adelaide Benevolent Society, Adelaide; Conciliation Comr for Matrimonial Cases, S Australia; Col 10th Regiment Australian Military Forces since 1925

HARDWICK, Charles Aubrey (1885 - 1984), QC (Australia); Vice-Patron, Benevolent Society of New South Wales, since 1973 (Director, 1947–73; Vice-President, 1958–61; President, 1961–73)

COURTENAY, Henry (1843 - 1921), JP, Co. Dublin; late Assistant Secretary, Irish Local Government Board; a member of several religious and benevolent societies in the City of Dublin

HALLIDAY, Edward Irvine (1902 - 1984), Immediate Past-President, Royal Society of Portrait Painters; Past-President, Royal Society of British Artists; Vice-President and Chairman, Artists General Benevolent Institution, since 1965; President, Artists League of Great Britain, since 1975

NEWMAN, Philip Harry (1840 - 1927), Remembrancer and Hon. Librarian, Royal Society of Literature; early Member of Society of Designers, and sometime Vice-President; retired; Member of Committee and sometime Hon. Treasurer of Artists’ Benevolent Fund

ROCKLIFF, Percy (1869 - 1958), Vice-Pres., Insurance Institute for London; Member Central Council for District Nursing, 1930–48; Joint Secretary, National Insurance Beneficent Society, Limited; Hon. Secretary, National Incorporated Beneficent Soc. and Counties Benevolent Association

HARDIE, Martin (1875 - 1952), SMA 1948; Vice-President, Imperial Arts League and E. Kent Art Society; Chairman of Council and Vice-President, Artists’ General Benevolent Institution since 1946 (Hon. Sec., 1934–38, Hon. Treasurer, 1939–45)


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