Atkinson, Sir Robert (1916–2015), naval officer and businessman, was born on 7 March 1916 at 33 Linskill Street, Tynemouth, the younger son of Nicholas Ridley (1882–1944), a builder who was then serving as a private in the Royal Marines, and his wife ...
Casson, John (1909–1999), naval officer and management consultant, was born on 28 October 1909 at 75 St George's Square, Pimlico, London, the first of the four children of Sir Lewis Thomas Casson (1875–1969), the actor–manager, and his wife, Dame (Agnes) Sybil Thorndike (1882–1976)...
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Mountbatten, George Louis Victor Henry Sergius, second marquess of Milford Haven (1892–1938), naval officer and businessman, was born at Darmstadt on 6 November 1892 as Prince George of Battenberg, third child and elder son of Prince Louis Alexander of Battenberg (1854–1921), later Louis Mountbatten, ...
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Russell, John Hugo, third Baron Ampthill (1896–1973), naval officer and company director, was born at his father's London house, 109 Park Street, Mayfair, on 4 October 1896, the eldest in the family of four sons and one daughter of (Arthur) Oliver Villiers Russell, ...
Stephens, William Lawson [Billie] (1911–1997), naval officer and businessman, was born on 9 August 1911 at Kinnegar, Holywood, Belfast, the son of Edward Rowley Stephens, merchant, and his wife, Lilian, née Nash. He was educated at Shrewsbury School before joining the family firm of shipping agents and timber importers in ...