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BILLIMORIA, Shapoorjee (1877 - 1958), Sheriff of Bombay, 1935; President Parsee Panchayat Funds; Trustee, Sir Jamshedjee Jeejeebhoy Charity Funds and over a dozen other charity trusts and institutions; Member All India Accountancy Board (Chairman Bombay Local Committee); Chairman of Advisory Panel of Accountants; Pres. The Rotary Club of Bombay, 1936; Director, Rotary International, 1943 (Governor, 1939–40) (2nd Vice-Pres.); Grand Supt of the Dist Grand Royal Arch Chapter of India under Scotland; Grand Master of All Scottish Freemasonry in India, Pakistan and Ceylon; Fiscal Agent, for Rotary Internat., India, since 1948

LECOMTE, Georges (1867 - 1958), de l’Académie Française; Prés. d’honneur de la Soc. des Gens de Lettres de France; Grand Croix de la Légion d’Honneur, et de plusieurs ordres étrangers

BARRINGTON-WARD, Lancelot Edward (1884 - 1953), Grand Cross Order of St Olav; Order of St Sava; Extra Surgeon to the Queen since 1952 (Surgeon to King George VI, 1936–52); Consulting Surgeon to Royal Northern Hospital and to Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, and Wood Green Hospital; formerly Pres. Surrey Agricultural Assoc

BRANGWYN, Frank (1867 - 1956), Officer and Cross of Legion of Honour, France; Commander and Cross of the Order of St Maurice and St Lazarus, Italy; member of the Institut de France; member of the Reale Accademia di S. Luca, Rome; Hon. Citizen of City of Bruges; Grand Officer Order of Leopold II; Vice-Pres. Poetry Society

Kindersley, Robert Molesworth (1871 - 1954), Officer of the Legion of Honour; Commander of the Order of Leopold; Grand Cross of the Order of Leopold II; Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown (Belgium); Grand Cross of the Crown of Italy; a Director of the Bank of England, 1914–46; Governor Hudson’s Bay Company, 1916–25; Lieutenant City of London; Member of Court of Fishmongers Co.; Pres. National Savings Cttee, 1920–46; Chairman Trade Facilities Act Advisory Committee, 1921–25; Member of the Bankers’ Committee on German Finance, 1922; Senior British representative on the Dawes Committee, 1924; High Sheriff, Sussex, 1928–29

Ashley-Cooper, Anthony (1869 - 1961), HM Lieut Co. Dorset, 1916–52; Chm. Dorset County Council, 1924–46; late Development Commissioner under the Development Fund Act 1910 (Chairman of the Commission, 1946–48); Younger Brother of Trinity House; Vice-Pres. Royal Choral Soc.; Provincial Grand Master of Dorset, 1902–52; Pres., Shaftesbury Society; late President of the English Church Union, and Member National Church Assembly; late Chairman National Advisory Council to the Ministry of Labour for Juvenile Employment in England and Wales; Bailiff of Egle and Bailiff Grand Cross in the Order of St John of Jerusalem; Brig.-General Commanding 1st South-West Mounted Brigade, 1913–16; served European War, 1914–18; retired with hon. rank of Brig.-Gen.; late Hon. Col North Irish Horse; Lord Chamberlain to the Queen, 1910–22; Commissioner of Congested Districts Board for Ireland, 1902–14; Chancellor of Queen’s Univ. of Belfast till 1923; HM Lieutenant for Co. of Antrim, 1911–16; Grand Officer Legion of Honour

WILLIAMS-ELLIS, (Bertram) Clough (1883 - 1978), architect; Past-President Design and Industry Association; Vice-Pres., Council for the Preservation of Rural Wales; Member Town Planning Institute; Member National Parks Committee; Chairman Glass Industry Working Party; Member National Trust Committee for Wales; Member Government Committee on Art and Industry; Member of Art Committee, University of Wales; Member Grand Council, British Travel Association; Vice-President Institute Landscape Architects; Member Advisory Council for Welsh Reconstruction; First Chairman First New Town Development Corporation (Stevenage); Member Festival of Britain 1951 Committee (Wales); Member Trunk Road Advisory Committee; late Welsh Guards, served in France, 1915–18 (despatches)

Mountbatten, Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) (1900 - 1979), Governor of the Isle of Wight, 1965; Lord-Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight, since 1974; Personal ADC to the Queen since 1953 (Personal Naval ADC to King Edward VIII, 1936, and to King George VI, 1937–52); Col of the Life Guards, 1965; Col Commandant of the Royal Marines, 1965; Hon. Lt-Gen. and Air Marshal, 1942, and Hon. Colonel: Calcutta Light Horse, 1947; 292 Airborne Field Regt, 1947–55, 289 Parachute Regt, RHA(TA), 1956; 4/5th Bn The Royal Hampshire Regiment (TA), 1964–71; an Elder Brother of Trinity House; Grand President: Brit. Commonwealth Ex-Services League, 1946–74; Royal Life Saving Society; Royal Over-Seas League; Pres. of Council of SSAFA; King George’s Fund for Sailors; Royal Naval Film Corporation, Royal Naval Saddle Club, Sailors Home and Red Ensign Club, Gordon Smith Inst., Liverpool, Training Ship Mercury and Commando Benevolent Fund; Society of Genealogists; Britain-Burma Soc.; Past Pres., Soc. of Film and Television Arts; Mem. and Past Pres., Inst. of Electronic and Radio Engineers; Chm. and Founder, National Electronics Research Council; Commodore Sea Scouts; Mem. and Past Prime Warden Shipwrights’ Company; Hon. Mem. Honourable Company of Master Mariners; Mem. Mercers’, Vintners’ and Grocers’ Companies; Royal Swedish Naval Soc.; Inner Magic Circle; Sword of Honour and Freedom of City of London, 1946; High Steward, 1940, and First Freeman, 1946, of Romsey; Freedom of City of Edinburgh, 1954; Freedom of Paimpol, 1961

 

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