We remember Robert Anthony Eden

We remember Robert Anthony Eden

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Timeline

Timeline

1887
sibling Elfrida Marjorie Eden Source:7903555 5th June 1887
1888
sibling John Eden Source:7903555 9th October 1888
1893
sibling Timothy Calvert Eden Source:7903555 3rd May 1893
1897
birth Windlestone Hall, Durham United Kingdom Source:7903172 12th June 1897
1900
sibling William Nicholas Eden Source:7903555 14th March 1900
1907
education Sandroyd School Cobham, Surrey United Kingdom Source:7903558 1907 - December 1910
1911
education Eton College Eton, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:7903558 January 1911 - 1915
1911
location Eton College, Berkshire United Kingdom school/college address Source:7903558 1911 - 1915
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps 21st (Service) Battalion Source:7903710 2nd November 1915 - 1st July 1917
1915
commission Temporary Source:7903614 2nd November 1915
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:7903558 August 1916
1916
service British Army Temp. Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps 21st (Service) Battalion Source:7903724 3rd October 1916 - 19th November 1917
1916
appointments Adjutant, King's Royal Rifle Corps Source:7903733 3rd October 1916 - 4th July 1917
1917
service British Army Temp. Captain General List Source:7903716 19th November 1917 - 13th June 1919
1917
appointments General Staff Officer (Third Grade) Source:7903692 19th November 1917 - 26th May 1918
1918
appointments Brigade Major Source:7903692 26th May 1918 - 30th June 1919
1919
service British Army Captain General List Source:7903727 13th June 1919 - 31st July 1920
1919
location Christ Church College, Oxford United Kingdom school/college address Source:7903760 October 1919 - 1922
1919
education First Class Honours in Oriental Languages Christ Church College, Oxford Oxford United Kingdom Source:7903555 1919 - 1922
1920
service British Army Lieutenant Durham Light Infantry 6th Battalion Source:7903727 31st July 1920
1923
marriage Beatrice Helen Beckett Source:7903555 5th November 1923 - 1950
1923
employment Member of Parliament British Government Warwick United Kingdom Source:7903172 6th December 1923 - 20th January 1957
1924
children Simon Gascoyn Eden Source:7903555 13th November 1924
1930
children Nicholas Eden Source:7903555 3rd October 1930
1935
employment Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Government of Britain London United Kingdom Source:7903172 22nd December 1935 - 20th February 1938
1939
employment Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs Goverment of Britain London United Kingdom Source:7903172 3rd September 1939 - 14th May 1940
1940
employment Secretary of State for War Government of Britain London United Kingdom Source:7903172 11th May 1940 - 22nd December 1940
1940
employment Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Government of Britain London United Kingdom Source:7903172 22nd December 1940 - 26th July 1945
1942
employment Leader of the House of Commons Government of Britain London United Kingdom Source:7903172 22nd February 1942 - 26th July 1945
1951
employment Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Government of Britain London United Kingdom Source:7903172 26th October 1951 - 6th April 1955
1951
employment Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Government of Britain London United Kingdom Source:7903172 28th October 1951 - 7th April 1955
1952
marriage Anne Clarissa Spencer-Churchill Source:7903555 14th August 1952
1955
employment Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Government of Britain London United Kingdom Source:7903172 6th April 1955 - 10th January 1957
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7903614
1977
death Not War Related Salisbury United Kingdom Source:7903172 14th January 1977
burial St Mary's Churchyard Non-War Cemetery Alvediston, Wiltshire United Kingdom Source:7903172

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert Anthony
Initials RA
Last Name Eden,
Source 7903617
First Names Anthony
Initials A
Source 7903555
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Christ Church College, Oxford United Kingdom school/college address October 1919 - 1922
Eton College, Berkshire United Kingdom school/college address 1911 - 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army King's Royal Rifle Corps 21st (Service) Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Durham Light Infantry 6th Battalion Lieutenant
British Army King's Royal Rifle Corps 21st (Service) Battalion Temp. Lieutenant
British Army General List Temp. Captain
British Army General List Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
MC British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Simon Gascoyn Eden son 13th November 1924
Nicholas Eden son 3rd October 1930
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sybil Frances Grey Eden mother
Sir William Eden father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elfrida Marjorie Eden sister 5th June 1887
John Eden brother 9th October 1888
Timothy Calvert Eden brother 3rd May 1893
William Nicholas Eden brother 14th March 1900
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Beatrice Helen Beckett wife 5th November 1923
Anne Clarissa Spencer-Churchill wife 14th August 1952

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Official Records

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England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription debbie2674

External Evidence

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biographical details of Prime Minister Anthony Eden debbie2674
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Wikipedia entry on Anthony Eden Mara60295
Spartacus Educational Mara60295
The Peerage Mara60295
Sir Anthony Eden: The Chronicles of a Career Mara60295
London Gazette, 22 November 1915 Mara60295
London Gazette, 4 June 1917 Mara60295
The Rake online Mara60295
London Gazette, 4 October 1918 Mara60295
London Gazette, 22 January 1918 Mara60295
London Gazette, 13 October 1917 Mara60295
London Gazette, 30 August 1920 Mara60295
London Gazette, 1 January 1918 Mara60295
London Gazette, 25 August 1920 Mara60295
London Gazette, 29 July, 1919 Mara60295
London, 22 January 1917 Mara60295
Eden: The Life and Times of Anthony Eden, First Earl of Avon, 1897-1977 Mara60295

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Wedding Eden-Beckett Mara60295
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The Uffizi Society, Oxford Mara60295

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