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Roland Venables Vernon

(died 1942), Civil servant, Colonial Office

Sitter in 3 portraits

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Roland Venables Vernon, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG x42870

Roland Venables Vernon

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
half-plate nitrate negative, 11 October 1928
NPG x42870

Roland Venables Vernon, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG x42871

Roland Venables Vernon

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
half-plate nitrate negative, 11 October 1928
NPG x42871

Roland Venables Vernon, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG x42872

Roland Venables Vernon

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
half-plate nitrate negative, 11 October 1928
NPG x42872

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Jane Winter

30 November 2016, 12:44

See also http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/results/r?_q=%22Roland+Venables+Vernon%22

Jane Winter

30 November 2016, 12:33

1. Roland Venables Vernon, 1878 - 1942, married Marjorie Leon 2. Was working in the office of the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia. 3. 1919 appointed Deputy Accountant General of the Board of Education. 4. 1924 Assistant Secretary, Middle East Department, Colonial Office, and was awarded the CB (Civil Division). 5. Co-author of the Young-Vernon Report on the financial position in Iraq. 6. 1930 was an adviser to the International Labour Conference.

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