Field Marshal Sir John Greer Dill1

M, #382101, b. 25 December 1881, d. 4 November 1944
Last Edited=25 Oct 2010
     Field Marshal Sir John Greer Dill was born on 25 December 1881.1 He was the son of John Dill and Jane Greer.2 He married, firstly, Ada Maud Le Mottée, daughter of Colonel William Albert Le Mottée, in 1907.1 He married, secondly, Nancy Isabelle Cecil Charrington, daughter of Henry Charrington, on 8 October 1941.1 He died on 4 November 1944 at age 62.1
     He was educated at Cheltenham Cemetery, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.1 He was commissioned in 1901, in the service of the British Army.1 He fought in the Boer War between 1901 and 1902.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1915.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1918.1 He was commander of the 2nd Infantry Brigade between 1923 and 1926.1 He was Army Instructor between 1926 and 1928 at Imperial Defence College, London, England.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1928.1 He was Brigadier of the General Staff, India between 1929 and 1930.1 He was the Commandant between 1931 and 1934 at Staff College, Camberley, Surrey, England.1 He was Director of Military Operations & Intelligence, War Office between 1934 and 1936.1 He was Commander of the British Forces in Palestine between 1936 and 1937.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1937.1 He was GOC-in-C of the Aldershot Command between 1937 and 1939.1 He was commander of the 1st Army Corps in France between 1939 and 1940.1 He was Vice-Chairman of Imperial General Staff in 1940.1 He held the office of Aide-de-Camp to HM King George VI between 1940 and 1941.1 He was Head of British Staff Mission to the U.S. between 1941 and 1942.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1942.1 He was Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment, Army Corps between 1942 and 1944.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Toronto University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1943.1 He was decorated with the award of the Croix de Guerre (Belgian).1 He was decorated with the award of the Croix de Guerre.1 He was decorated with the award of the Croix de Couronne (Belgium).1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A., in 1944.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A., in 1944.1 He was decorated with the award of the Officer, Legion d'Honneur.1 He was decorated with the award of the Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.) (U.S.A.), posthumously.1

Child of Field Marshal Sir John Greer Dill and Ada Maud Le Mottée

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 361. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Ada Maud Le Mottée1

F, #382102, d. 23 December 1940
Last Edited=25 Oct 2010
     Ada Maud Le Mottée was the daughter of Colonel William Albert Le Mottée.1 She married Field Marshal Sir John Greer Dill, son of John Dill and Jane Greer, in 1907.1 She died on 23 December 1940.1
      From 1907, her married name became Dill.1

Child of Ada Maud Le Mottée and Field Marshal Sir John Greer Dill

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 361. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

John de Guerin Dill1

M, #382103, b. 28 August 1916, d. 22 July 1971
Last Edited=25 Oct 2010
     John de Guerin Dill was born on 28 August 1916.1 He was the son of Field Marshal Sir John Greer Dill and Ada Maud Le Mottée.2 He married Heather Avice Fenton Falkner, daughter of Harold Arthur Falkner, in 1942.1 He died on 22 July 1971 at age 54.1
     He was educated at Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.1 He was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He was commander of the Field Regiment, RAAG6.1 He was invested as a Member, Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.).1 He retired from the military in 1966, with the rank of Colonel, late of the Royal Horse Artillery.1

Children of John de Guerin Dill and Heather Avice Fenton Falkner

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 361. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Harold Arthur Falkner1

M, #382104
Last Edited=25 Oct 2010
     Harold Arthur Falkner lived at Exmouth, Devon, England.1

Child of Harold Arthur Falkner

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 361. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Heather Avice Fenton Falkner1

F, #382105
Last Edited=25 Oct 2010
     Heather Avice Fenton Falkner is the daughter of Harold Arthur Falkner.2 She married John de Guerin Dill, son of Field Marshal Sir John Greer Dill and Ada Maud Le Mottée, in 1942.1
      From 1942, her married name became Dill. She lived in 1976 at The Grange, Upsall, Thirsk, Yorkshire, England.1

Children of Heather Avice Fenton Falkner and John de Guerin Dill

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 361. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]


John Peregrine Dill1

M, #382106, b. 23 September 1946
Last Edited=25 Oct 2010
     John Peregrine Dill was born on 23 September 1946.1 He is the son of John de Guerin Dill and Heather Avice Fenton Falkner.2 He married Suzanne Elizabeth Ojeda, daughter of Manuel Ibánèz Ojeda, on 18 December 1973.1
     He was educated at Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Royal Green Jackets.1 He lived in 1976 at The Grange, Upsall, Thirsk, Yorkshire, England.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 361. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Manuel Ibánèz Ojeda1

M, #382107
Last Edited=25 Oct 2010
     Manuel Ibánèz Ojeda lived at Santiago, Chile.1

Child of Manuel Ibánèz Ojeda

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 361. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Suzanne Elizabeth Ojeda1

F, #382108
Last Edited=25 Oct 2010
     Suzanne Elizabeth Ojeda is the daughter of Manuel Ibánèz Ojeda.2 She married John Peregrine Dill, son of John de Guerin Dill and Heather Avice Fenton Falkner, on 18 December 1973.1
      From 18 December 1973, her married name became Dill.

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 361. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Felicia Rosanne Dill1

F, #382109, b. 24 October 1943
Last Edited=25 Oct 2010
     Felicia Rosanne Dill was born on 24 October 1943.1 She is the daughter of John de Guerin Dill and Heather Avice Fenton Falkner.2
      Felicia Rosanne Dill usually went by her middle name of Rosanne.1 She lived in 1976 at 20 Sumner Place, London, England.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 361. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Priscilla Avice Bettina Dill1

F, #382110, b. 22 July 1949
Last Edited=25 Oct 2010
     Priscilla Avice Bettina Dill was born on 22 July 1949.1 She is the daughter of John de Guerin Dill and Heather Avice Fenton Falkner.2 She married Frederick Charles Reed Hindmarsh, son of F. D. Hindmarsh, on 6 March 1971.1
      From 6 March 1971, her married name became Hindmarsh.1

Child of Priscilla Avice Bettina Dill and Frederick Charles Reed Hindmarsh

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 361. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]