We remember Francis Henry Humphrys

We remember Francis Henry Humphrys

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1879
birth Beatrice Street, Oswestry, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:6989360 24th April 1879
1900
service British Army Second Lieutenant Worcestershire Regiment Source:6989337 23rd May 1900
1902
service Indian Army Lieutenant 15th Punjab Regiment 1st Battalion Source:6991539 1902 - 1903
1902
service Indian Army Lieutenant Source:6989338 18th October 1902
1907
dates Age 27 Source:6990217 2nd April 1907
1907
marriage Gertrude Mary Deane Source:6990217 2nd April 1907
1909
service Indian Army Captain Indian Political Department Source:6989342 23rd May 1909
1909
children Arthur Francis Walter Humphrys Source:6990221 20th October 1909
1915
service Indian Army Major Supernumerary List Source:6989345 1st September 1915
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant Source:6989348 1st April 1918
1918
commission Temporary Source:6989348 1st April 1918
1920
awards Companion Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire Other War Service Award Source:6989351 7th June 1920
1922
employment Envoy Extraordinary to the Amir of Afghanistan. UK Government Afghanistan Source:6989353 2nd January 1922
1924
service Indian Army Lieutenant Colonel Source:6989354 3rd June 1924
1924
awards Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration Source:6989354 3rd June 1924
1928
awards Knight Grand Cross Royal Victorian Order Other War Service Award Source:6989355 15th March 1928
1929
employment High Commissioner for Iraq UK Government Iraq Source:6989356 27th November 1929
1930
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Air Commodore Source:6989359 30th September 1930
1936
employment Chairman British Sugar Corporation United Kingdom Source:6989360 1936 - 1949
1941
employment Chairman Iraq Petroleum Company United Kingdom Source:6989360 1941 - 1950
employment Chairman Brixton Estates United Kingdom Source:6990227
employment Chairman General Reversionary and Investment Company United Kingdom Source:6990227
employment Chairman Clerical Medical and General Life Assurance Soc United Kingdom Source:6990227
education Shrewsbury School Shresbury, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:6989360
education Christ Church College, University of Oxford Oxford, Oxfordshire United Kingdom Source:6989360
1971
death Not War Related Hamstead Marshall, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:6989360 28th August 1971

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Francis Henry
Initials FH
Last Name Humphrys
Source 2564027
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Worcestershire Regiment Second Lieutenant
Indian Army Lieutenant
Indian Army Indian Political Department Captain
Indian Army Supernumerary List Major
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant
Indian Army Lieutenant Colonel
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Air Commodore
Indian Army 15th Punjab Regiment 1st Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Companion Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire Other War Service Award
Knight Grand Cross Royal Victorian Order Other War Service Award
Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Arthur Francis Walter Humphrys son 20th October 1909
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Walter Humphrys father
Helen Agnes Boucher mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gertrude Mary Deane wife 2nd April 1907

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1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Guy74824
British Royal Air Force, Officers' Service Records 1912-1920 Transcription Guy74824
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Guy74824
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Guy74824
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External Evidence

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Gentlemen to be second lieutenants Anthony26083
Indian Army: Second Lieutenants to be Lieutenants Anthony26083
Indian Army: Lieutenants to be Captains Anthony26083
Captains to be Majors Anthony26083
Temporary commissions as second lieutenants Anthony26083
Award of Companion of the Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire Anthony26083
Appointment as Envoy Extraordinary to the Amir of Afghanistan Anthony26083
Award of Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire Anthony26083
Award of Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order Anthony26083
Appointment as High Commissioner and Commander-in-Chief in Iraq Anthony26083
Reserve of Air Force Officers Anthony26083
Wikipedia entry for Francis Humphrys Anthony26083
Obituary: Sir Francis Humphrys Anthony26083
List of British Officers who have served with the Regiment Anthony26083

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