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Somerville, Sir James Fowneslocked

(1882–1949)
  • Michael Simpson

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Somerville, Sir James Fownes (1882–1949), naval officer, was born at Weybridge, Surrey, on 17 July 1882, the second son of Arthur Fownes Somerville, of Dinder House, Wells, Somerset, and his wife, Ellen, daughter of William Stanley Sharland, of New Norfolk, Tasmania. A descendant of a great naval family, the ...

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