King's Cup - 1932

  • Walker, Francis Robert

      Mr Francis Robert Walker

      1930, aged 20

     

     an accountant from Bayswater

     

  • Westenra, Richard

      Hon Richard Westenra

     mini_-_h_r_westenra.jpg 1925, aged 32

     

     

    Lady Mary Bailey's brother

    [m. 1919

    The Hon. Alice Florence [Blacker-Douglass], from Devon but b. Dublin 20 Jan 1895; owned a 1929 DH.60G Gipsy Moth, G-AAJZ.]

     with daughter Cynthia, 1924 - The Tatler

     

    Wednesday 11 March 1936: "The Hon. Richard Westenra, brother of Lord Rossmore, was respondent to his wife's petition before Sir Boyd Merriman in the London Divorce Court yesterday and co-respondent in another suit In the first of the two connected suits.

    Mrs. Allies Florence Westenra (nee Blacker Douglass). of Seafield, Millbrooke. Jersey, sought a decree nisi against the Hon. Richard Westenra on the grounds of his misconduct at a Brighton hotel in February, 1935, with Mrs. Margaret Cecilia Suliven Hope. The suit was undefended."

    Richard d. 1944. Lady Mary was at his funeral.

     

  • Woodhouse, John Whitaker

      Sqn-Ldr (later Wing-Cdr) John Whitaker Woodhouse

      1930, aged 42

     

     

    from Devon; pre-WWI, a well-known car and motor-cycle racer. A member of No. 4 Squadron in WWI, he was the first pilot to land a spy successfully behind the German lines, and was also lost over the North Sea for several hours after having attacked and driven off a Zeppelin.

    In 1931, he was in command of No. 207 (Bombing) Squadron at Bircham Newton.

     

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