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Major-Gen. Sir Charles William Gwynn1

M, #619971, b. 4 February 1870, d. 12 February 1963
Last Edited=14 May 2017
     Major-Gen. Sir Charles William Gwynn was born on 4 February 1870.1 He was the son of Very Reverend John Gwynn and Lucy Josephine O'Brien.2 He married Minnie Wooder Ravenor, daughter of William Walter Wooder and Angelina Wassell Ravenor, on 1 November 1904 at Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1,3 He married Mary P. E. Ingram in 1918 at St. Pancras, London, England.3 He died on 12 February 1963 at age 93, without issue.1
     He was educated at St Columba's College, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1 He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Kent, EnglandG.1 He gained the rank of commander in 1889 in the Royal Engineers.1 He fought in the Sofa Expedition between 1893 and 1894 at West Africa, he was mentioned in despatches, and was wounded.1 He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1894.1 He was appointed Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (F.R.G.S.)1 He was appointed Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1903.1 He was awarded the Peake Fund Medal in 1909.1 He became a personal friend of Emperor Menelik when he was engaged in delimiting Sudan-Abyssinian frontier.1 He was Director of Military Art between 1911 and 1914 at Royal Military College, Duntroon, Autralian Capital Territory, Australia.1 He fought in the First World War, he was mentioned in despatches.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1918.1 He was appointed Officer, Legion d'Honneur in 1919.1 He was Aide-de-Camp to HM King George V between 1923 and 1924.1 He was a Commandant between 1926 and 1931 at Staff College, Camberley, Surrey, EnglandG.1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1931.1 He was he was the military correspondent for the Daily Telegraph during the Second World War.1 He wrote the book Imperial Policing.1 He co-authored the book Official History of World War II.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 534. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]
  3. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

Minnie Wooder Ravenor1,2

F, #619972, b. 1873, d. 1951
Last Edited=5 Jul 2014
     Minnie Wooder Ravenor was born in 1873 at Hackney, London, England.2 She was the daughter of William Walter Wooder and Angelina Wassell Ravenor.2 She married, firstly, Lieutenant Robert Lowry Herbert Armstrong, son of John Herbert Armstrong, on 27 July 1892 at St. Marks, Kennington, Surrey, England.1,2 She married, secondly, Major-Gen. Sir Charles William Gwynn, son of Very Reverend John Gwynn and Lucy Josephine O'Brien, on 1 November 1904 at Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1,2 She died in 1951.1
     From 27 July 1892, her married name became Armstrong.1 From 1 November 1904, her married name became Gwynn.1

Child of Minnie Wooder Ravenor and Lieutenant Robert Lowry Herbert Armstrong

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 534. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

Lieutenant Robert Lowry Herbert Armstrong1

M, #619973, b. circa 1859, d. 14 October 1903
Last Edited=5 Jul 2014
     Lieutenant Robert Lowry Herbert Armstrong was born circa 1859.2 He was the son of John Herbert Armstrong.2 He married, firstly, Edith Ada Mew on 1 August 1885 at Strand Registry Office, The Strand, London, England.2 He and Edith Ada Mew were divorced in April 1891.2 He married, secondly, Minnie Wooder Ravenor, daughter of William Walter Wooder and Angelina Wassell Ravenor, on 27 July 1892 at St. Marks, Kennington, Surrey, England.1,2 He died on 14 October 1903 at Hyde Park, London, England, by apparent suicide.1,2
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the Royal Navy.1

Child of Lieutenant Robert Lowry Herbert Armstrong and Minnie Wooder Ravenor

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 534. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

Lucius Henry Gwynn1

M, #619974, b. 5 May 1873, d. 1904
Last Edited=8 Feb 2013
     Lucius Henry Gwynn was born on 5 May 1873.1 He was the son of Very Reverend John Gwynn and Lucy Josephine O'Brien.1 He married Katherine Rawlinson, daughter of Major unknown Rawlinson, in 1903.1 He died in 1904 at Davos, Switzerland.1
     He was educated at St Columba's College, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1 He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1 He was a representative on the Irish National Rugby Football (forming famous half-back partnership with Louis McGee) and Cricket teams.1 He was a Fellow at Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1

Child of Lucius Henry Gwynn and Katherine Rawlinson

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 534. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Major unknown Rawlinson1

M, #619975
Last Edited=30 Nov 2013
     Major unknown Rawlinson lived at Clifton, Bristol, England.1

Child of Major unknown Rawlinson

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 534. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]


Katherine Rawlinson1

F, #619976
Last Edited=8 Feb 2013
     Katherine Rawlinson is the daughter of Major unknown Rawlinson.2 She married Lucius Henry Gwynn, son of Very Reverend John Gwynn and Lucy Josephine O'Brien, in 1903.1
     From 1903, her married name became Gwynn.1

Child of Katherine Rawlinson and Lucius Henry Gwynn

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 534. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Rhoda Gwynn1

F, #619977
Last Edited=8 Feb 2013
     Rhoda Gwynn is the daughter of Lucius Henry Gwynn and Katherine Rawlinson.2 She married Blair Brenan, son of Major H. G. Brenan, in 1926.1
     She was educated at Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1 From 1926, her married name became Brenan.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 534. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Major H. G. Brenan1

M, #619978
Last Edited=8 Feb 2013

Child of Major H. G. Brenan

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 534. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Blair Brenan1

M, #619979
Last Edited=8 Feb 2013
     Blair Brenan is the son of Major H. G. Brenan.2 He married Rhoda Gwynn, daughter of Lucius Henry Gwynn and Katherine Rawlinson, in 1926.1
     He was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.)1 He was an assistant secretary between 1965 and 1969 at Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London, EnglandG.1 He lived at 150 Campden Hill Road, London, England.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 534. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Arthur Percival Gwynn1

M, #619980, b. 11 June 1874, d. between 1897 and 1898
Last Edited=8 Feb 2013
     Arthur Percival Gwynn was born on 11 June 1874.1 He was the son of Very Reverend John Gwynn and Lucy Josephine O'Brien.1 He died between 1897 and 1898 at Yangon, Myanmar, suddenly.1
     He was educated at St Columba's College, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1 He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin University, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1 He was a representative in the Irish National Rugby Football team, and also a notable cricketer.1 He was with the Indian Civil Service at Myanmar.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 534. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]