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Hugh Somerset Kevill-Davies
by Bassano Ltdwhole-plate glass negative, 17 December 1910NPG x104105
by Bassano Ltdwhole-plate glass negative, 17 December 1910NPG x104106
by Bassano Ltdwhole-plate glass negative, 17 December 1910NPG x104107
by Bassano Ltdwhole-plate glass negative, 17 December 1910NPG x104108
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30 May 2016, 13:09
Sep 1891 • Dublin South, Ireland
1901 • Aymestrey, Herefordshire, England
1908 - 1910 • Malvern College
02 Apr 1911 • Colchester, Essex, England
Marital Status: Single. The Royal Artillery Barracks And The Cavalry Barracks, Butt Road, Colchester. 2nd Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion Gordon Highlanders.
1912 • Marylebone, London, England
24 Oct 1914 • France
Went Missing. Prisoner of War.
1 Apr 1915
Army Promotion from 2nd Lieutenant to Lieutenant
23 September 1918
Repatriated back to England
11 Sep 1921 • St George Hanover Square, London, England
Banns: Badsworth, St Mary The Virgin, Yorkshire, England
Birth of Son Simon Hugh Kevill-Davies(1922–1975)
10 Oct 1922 • Kensington, London, England
Birth of Daughter Susan Deborah Kevill-Davies(1925–2015)
Apr 1925 • Hendon Registration District, Middlesex, Engaland
Death of Mother Evangeline Deborah Manly(1860–1935)
Jun 1935 • Barnet, Middlesex, England
Death of Father Somerset Edward O'Brien Kevill Davies(1851–1935)
22 July 1935 • Barnet, London, England
1939 • 42a Hays Mews London, St George, England
9 December 1948 • Cape Town, South Africa
9 Dec 1948 • Southampton, England
Age: 57. Travelling with his wife.
1952 • Privett, Hampshire, England
8 Nov 1956 • Farnfield, Forty, Privett, Petersfield, Hampshire, England
Estate: £9585 8s 10d. Probate to: Violet Mary Kevill-Davies, widow. Simon Hugh Kevill-Davies, RAF officer.
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