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Griffiths, Sir Percival Joseph (1899–1992), administrator in India and businessman, was born on 15 January 1899 in Tooting, London, the second son of Joseph Thomas Griffiths (1862–1936), schoolteacher, of Ashford, Middlesex, and his wife, Rose, née Millward (1864–1967), also a teacher. Educated at the ...

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Malcolm, Sir Dougal Orme (1877–1955), colonial administrator and company director, was born on 6 August 1877 at Walton Manor in Epsom, Surrey, the younger son of William Rolle Malcolm (b. 1840), senior partner of Coutts's Bank, and his first wife, Georgina Wellesley (...

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Sir Dougal Orme Malcolm (1877–1955) by Walter Stoneman, 1938 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Pedler, Sir Frederick Johnson (1908–1991), colonial official and businessman, was born on 10 July 1908 at 27 Park Avenue South, Hornsey, London, the only child of Charles Henry Pedler (1865–1935), wholesale tea merchant, and his wife, Lucy Marian (May; 1878–1952), daughter of the ...

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Wilmot, Anthony Talbot de Burgh [Tony] (1915–1996), colonial administrator, businessman, and evangelist, was born on 24 June 1915 at The Mount, Shoreham, Kent, the youngest of five children and third son of Albert de Burgh Wilmot, paper manufacturer, and his wife, (Mary) Dorothea Herbert, ...