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Embry, Sir Basil Edwardlocked

(1902–1977)

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Embry, Sir Basil Edward (1902–1977), air force officer, was born in Longford, Gloucestershire, on 28 February 1902, the youngest of the three children and the second son of James Embry, an Anglican clergyman, and his wife, Florence Ada Troughton. In conversation he always claimed to be Irish, though only his paternal grandfather is traceable to ...

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