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Edward Beddington-Behrens, Major, Sir. CMG M.C.

Born:
5 Adar I 5657 (07 February 1897)
Died:
7 Kislev 5729 (28 November 1968)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
BED1499
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
5 Adar I 5657 (07 February 1897)
Place of birth:
Paris

Death

Date of death:
7 Kislev 5729 (28 November 1968)
Died in combat?:
No
Place of death:
London
Burial place:
St James Church, London

Places

Addresses

His home:
Chesham Palace, Belgravia

Schools

Name:
Charterhouse School
Name:
Royal Military Academy, Woolwich
Name:
Christ Church College, Oxford
Name:
London University

Other Organisations

Name:
United Kingdom Council on European Movement
Name:
League of Nations
Significance:
Permanent Secretary
Name:
European League for Economic Cooperation
Significance:
Vice President
Name:
European Movement
Significance:
President (Knighted in 1957)

Synagogues

Name:
West London Synagogue
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Family

Spouse

Barbara Jessie Burton (female)
Other surname / Maiden name:
Beddington-Behrens
Place of marriage:
London, 1931

Spouse

Princess Irina Obolensky (female)
Other surname / Maiden name:
Beddington-Behrens
Place of marriage:
Private Chapel of Russian House, Kensington London, 1944

Spouse

Irene Adela Kane (female)
Other surname / Maiden name:
Beddington-Behrens
Country of marriage:
Switzerland, 1958

Children

Serge Obolensky Beddington-Behrens (male)

Siblings

Parents

Father: Walter Eugene Behrens (male)
Mother: Evelyn Kate Beddington (female)

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Military Record

Military service:
Army
Date enlisted/conscripted:
15 September 1915
Date discharged/death:
01 September 1948
Rank at discharge/death:
Major
Assignments
Regiment:
Royal Field Artillery
Campaigns:
Somme
Medals:
Military Cross 1917
Added Bar 1918
Regiment:
Second World War : Territorial Army
Regiment:
Second World War : Staff Officer at Coleshill House

Other Occupations

Type of employment:
Occasional Lecturer at London School of Economics

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