Lt.-Col. Cyril Moseley Townsend1

M, #352751, b. 8 August 1908, d. May 1997
Last Edited=16 May 2017
Lt.-Col. Cyril Townsend 2
     Lt.-Col. Cyril Moseley Townsend was born on 8 August 1908.1 He was the son of Admiral Cyril Samuel Townsend and Mary Elizabeth Moseley.3 He married Lois Isabel Henderson, daughter of David Henderson, on 26 September 1933.1 He died in May 1997 at age 88 at Torbay, Devon, England.2
     He was educated at Bradfield College, Bradfield, Reading, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant on 30 August 1928 in the Durham Light Infantry.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant on 30 August 1931.2 He gained the rank of Captain on 27 July 1938.2 He fought in the Second World War, where he was wounded and evacuated at Dunkirk, and in Burma and India.1 He gained the rank of Major on 30 August 1945.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel on 29 March 1950.1 He lived in 1976 at Denbury Manor, Newton Abbot, Devon, EnglandG.1

Children of Lt.-Col. Cyril Moseley Townsend and Lois Isabel Henderson

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 1123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S266] World War II Unit Histories - Officers, online http://www.unithistories.com/units_index/default.asp?file=../officers/personsx.html. Hereinafter cited as World War II Unit Histories - Officers.
  3. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

David Henderson1

M, #352752
Last Edited=24 Apr 2009
     David Henderson lived at Vachery, Cranleigh, Surrey, EnglandG.1

Child of David Henderson

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 1123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Lois Isabel Henderson1

F, #352753
Last Edited=24 Apr 2009
     Lois Isabel Henderson is the daughter of David Henderson.2 She married Lt.-Col. Cyril Moseley Townsend, son of Admiral Cyril Samuel Townsend and Mary Elizabeth Moseley, on 26 September 1933.1
     From 26 September 1933, her married name became Townsend.

Children of Lois Isabel Henderson and Lt.-Col. Cyril Moseley Townsend

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 1123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Cyril David Townsend1

M, #352754, b. 21 December 1937
Last Edited=24 Apr 2009
     Cyril David Townsend was born on 21 December 1937.1 He is the son of Lt.-Col. Cyril Moseley Townsend and Lois Isabel Henderson.2
     He gained the rank of Captain in the Durham Light Infantry.1 He was educated at Bradfield College, Bradfield, Reading, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Bexley Heath in 1974.1 He lived in 1976 at River Cottage, Enford, Pewsey, Wiltshire, EnglandG.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 1123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Tarn Lois Townsend1

F, #352755, b. 21 March 1935
Last Edited=24 Apr 2009
     Tarn Lois Townsend was born on 21 March 1935.1 She is the daughter of Lt.-Col. Cyril Moseley Townsend and Lois Isabel Henderson.2 She married Richard Henry Merton, son of Lt.-Col. Henry Harold Merton, on 16 September 1961.1
     From 16 September 1961, her married name became Merton. She lived in 1976 at Pump Close, Denbury, Newton Abbot, Devon, EnglandG.1

Child of Tarn Lois Townsend and Richard Henry Merton

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 1123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]


Lt.-Col. Henry Harold Merton1

M, #352756
Last Edited=24 Apr 2009
     Lt.-Col. Henry Harold Merton lived at Pitt Farm, Whitestone, Devon, EnglandG.1

Child of Lt.-Col. Henry Harold Merton

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 1123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Richard Henry Merton1

M, #352757
Last Edited=24 Apr 2009
     Richard Henry Merton is the son of Lt.-Col. Henry Harold Merton.2 He married Tarn Lois Townsend, daughter of Lt.-Col. Cyril Moseley Townsend and Lois Isabel Henderson, on 16 September 1961.1

Child of Richard Henry Merton and Tarn Lois Townsend

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 1123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

David Henry Merton1

M, #352758, b. 2 September 1967
Last Edited=18 Apr 2009
     David Henry Merton was born on 2 September 1967.1 He is the son of Richard Henry Merton and Tarn Lois Townsend.2

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 1123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Tessa Carol Townsend1

F, #352759, b. 10 December 1941
Last Edited=24 Apr 2009
     Tessa Carol Townsend was born on 10 December 1941.1 She is the daughter of Lt.-Col. Cyril Moseley Townsend and Lois Isabel Henderson.2 She married Derek Pyne Amies, son of Robert Frederick Amies, on 3 August 1968.1
     From 3 August 1968, her married name became Amies. She graduated from Open University, EnglandG, in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1 She was a teacher.1

Children of Tessa Carol Townsend and Derek Pyne Amies

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 1123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Robert Frederick Amies1

M, #352760
Last Edited=24 Apr 2009
     Robert Frederick Amies lived at Maidstone, Kent, EnglandG.1

Child of Robert Frederick Amies

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 1123. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]