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Roe, Robert Charles Thornber (1885–1976), naval officer and golf administrator, was born at Poplars Cottage, Hersham, Walton, Surrey, on 1 February 1885, the son of Robert James Thornber Roe, a civil service clerk, and his wife, Helen Eglinton Murray. He joined the Royal Navy...


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Rous, Henry John (1795–1877), naval officer and sportsman, born at Henham Hall, Suffolk, on 23 January 1795, was second son of John Rous, first earl of Stradbroke (1750–1827), and his second wife, Charlotte Maria (1769–1856), daughter and heir of Abraham Whittaker of Stratford, Essex...