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Cocks, Arthur Herbert Tennyson Somers-, sixth Baron Somers (1887–1944), chief scout for Great Britain and the British Commonwealth and empire, and colonial governor, was born at Freshwater, Isle of Wight, on 20 March 1887, the second child and only son of Herbert Haldane Somers-Cocks (1861–1894)...


Sir Percy Wyn- Harris (1903–1979) by Walter Bird, 1959 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Harris, Sir Percy Wyn- (1903–1979), colonial governor and mountaineer, was born at 1 Cumberland Road, Acton, Middlesex, on 24 August 1903, the eldest of the three sons and the second of the five children of Percy Martin Harris, managing director of a firm of builders' merchants and JP, and his wife, ...


Sharpe, Sir Alfred (1853–1935), colonial governor and big game hunter, was born on 19 May 1853 at Quarry Hill, Lancaster, the third son and youngest of the five children of Edmund Sharpe (1809–1877), architect, local government representative, and railway engineer, and his wife, ...