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Lt.-Col. Walter Francis Stirling1

M, #584651, b. 31 January 1880, d. 22 February 1958
Last Edited=13 Jan 2018
     Lt.-Col. Walter Francis Stirling was born on 31 January 1880.1 He was the son of Captain Francis Stirling and May Caroline Francis.2 He married Eileen Mary May Mackenzie-Edwards, daughter of Lt.-Col. (?) Mackenzie-Edwards, in 1920.1 He died on 22 February 1958 at age 78.1
     He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.1 He fought in the Boer War, where he was mentioned in dispatches.1 He was awarded the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1902 and bar.1 He gained the rank of officer between 1906 and 1912 in the Egyptian Army.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He gained the rank of Observer in the Royal Flying Corps.1 He gained the rank of officer in the 1st Royal Dublin Fusiliers.1 He was Chief of Staff to T. E. Lawrence in the Arab Revolt.1 He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.)1 He was Governor of Jaffa District, Palestine Administration between 1920 and 1923.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Dublin Fusiliers.1 He was Advisor to the Government of Albania between 1923 and 1931.1 He was Governor of the Sinai Peninsula in 1930.1 He fought in the Second World War.1 He was Political Officer, North Frontier, Syria between 1941 and 1943.1 He was Times correspondent in Syria between 1947 and 1951.1 He wrote the book Safety Lost.2

Child of Lt.-Col. Walter Francis Stirling and Eileen Mary May Mackenzie-Edwards

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3746. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lt.-Col. (?) Mackenzie-Edwards1

M, #584652
Last Edited=13 Jan 2018
     Lt.-Col. (?) Mackenzie-Edwards gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Berkshire Regiment.1

Child of Lt.-Col. (?) Mackenzie-Edwards

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3746. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Eileen Mary May Mackenzie-Edwards1

F, #584653
Last Edited=13 Jan 2018
     Eileen Mary May Mackenzie-Edwards is the daughter of Lt.-Col. (?) Mackenzie-Edwards.2 She married Lt.-Col. Walter Francis Stirling, son of Captain Francis Stirling and May Caroline Francis, in 1920.1
     From 1920, her married name became Stirling.

Child of Eileen Mary May Mackenzie-Edwards and Lt.-Col. Walter Francis Stirling

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3746. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Elspeth Lettyr Stirling1

F, #584654, b. 1922
Last Edited=13 Jan 2018
     Elspeth Lettyr Stirling was born in 1922.1 She is the daughter of Lt.-Col. Walter Francis Stirling and Eileen Mary May Mackenzie-Edwards.2 She married Major John Anthony Norman Crankshaw, son of Lt.-Col. Sir Eric Norman Spencer Crankshaw, on 10 October 1946.1
     From 10 October 1946, her married name became Crankshaw.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3747. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lt.-Col. Sir Eric Norman Spencer Crankshaw1

M, #584655
Last Edited=13 Jan 2018
     Lt.-Col. Sir Eric Norman Spencer Crankshaw was appointed Member, Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.)1 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.)1 He lived at The Old Vicarage, Kintbury, Berkshire, England.1

Child of Lt.-Col. Sir Eric Norman Spencer Crankshaw

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3747. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Major John Anthony Norman Crankshaw1

M, #584656
Last Edited=13 Jan 2018
     Major John Anthony Norman Crankshaw is the son of Lt.-Col. Sir Eric Norman Spencer Crankshaw.2 He married Elspeth Lettyr Stirling, daughter of Lt.-Col. Walter Francis Stirling and Eileen Mary May Mackenzie-Edwards, on 10 October 1946.1
     He gained the rank of Major in the 11th Hussars.1 He was awarded the Military Cross (M.C.)1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3747. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Mary Emma Stirling1

F, #584657
Last Edited=28 Oct 2012
     Mary Emma Stirling is the daughter of Captain Francis Stirling and May Caroline Francis.2

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3747. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Eliza Rebecca Cowell1

F, #584658, b. 1809, d. 30 March 1876
Last Edited=23 Jan 2017
     Eliza Rebecca Cowell was born in 1809 at India.1 She was the daughter of William Cowell.1 She married Sir Henry Miers Elliot, son of Lt.-Col. John Elliot and Eliza Lettsom, on 27 December 1828 at Bareilly, Bengal, India.1 She died on 30 March 1876 at 7 Stanhope Street, Paddington, London, England.1
     From 27 December 1828, her married name became Elliot.1

Children of Eliza Rebecca Cowell and Sir Henry Miers Elliot

Citations

  1. [S7529] WikiTree, online http://www.wikitree.com/. Hereinafter cited as WikiTree.

George Elliot1

M, #584659, d. 1 January 1799
Last Edited=23 Jan 2017
     George Elliot married Margaret Grant, daughter of Reverend John Grant, circa 1762.1 He died on 1 January 1799 at Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales.1

Children of George Elliot and Margaret Grant

Citations

  1. [S7529] WikiTree, online http://www.wikitree.com/. Hereinafter cited as WikiTree.

Anna Magdalena van Hangest, Barones d'Yvoy1

F, #584660, b. 16 September 1818, d. 13 November 1877
Last Edited=27 Apr 2014
     Anna Magdalena van Hangest, Barones d'Yvoy was born on 16 September 1818 at Amsterdam, The Netherlands.1 She was the daughter of Paul Engelbert van Hangest, Baron d'Yvoy and Catherina Johanna Broen.1 She married Hendrik Maurits van Weede, son of Jonkheer Willem van Weede and Susanne Jacqueline Warin, on 28 May 1846 at Amsterdam, The Netherlands.1 She died on 13 November 1877 at age 59 at Nijkerk, The Netherlands.1

Children of Anna Magdalena van Hangest, Barones d'Yvoy and Hendrik Maurits van Weede

Citations

  1. [S3268] Hans Harmsen, "re: Chester Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 21 August 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Chester Family."