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Sidney George Birch

Male 1912 - abt 1979  (66 years)



  • Name Sidney George Birch  [1, 2
    Birth 07 Nov 1912    [2
    • identity not certain, possibly = Sidney George C Birch, death reg Milton Keynes Feb 2004, b 25 Feb 1906.
    • possibly = Sidney G Birch, birth reg Pottersbury 4Q1912, mmn Pearce
    Post/Rank/Title 07 Nov 1939  Squadron Leader  [3
    Post/Rank/Title 01 Sep 1941  Wing Commander  [4, 5
    Marriage 28 Apr 1943  All Saints Cathedral, Cairo Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Elizabeth Helen Lonsdale,   b. 03 Jul 1916, Duncan, BC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1974, Wycombe Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Decoration 01 Jan 1949  OBE  [1, 7
    Post/Rank/Title 1953  Group Captain  [1, 8
    Decoration 16 Jul 1953  MVO  [1, 8
    Occupation bef 1967  RAF Officer  [1
    Residence 1967  White Gables, Perks Lane, Great Missenden Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Death abt May 1979  Aylesbury Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Notes 
    • subsequent marriage:
      - the engagement is announced between Group Captain George Birch, MVO, CBE, and Cecilia [A L Perrett], daughter of the late Commander H J Perrett, RD, RNR, and Mrs Lilian Perrett, of Littlehampton. [The Times, 30 Jul 1976];
      - marriage reg Westminster 4Q1976: George Birch = Cecilia A L Perrett [BMD index]
    Person ID I0232  Tatham | Bloxham branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 02 Apr 2012 

    Family Elizabeth Helen Lonsdale,   b. 03 Jul 1916, Duncan, BC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1974, Wycombe Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Marriage 28 Apr 1943  All Saints Cathedral, Cairo Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • On April 28, 1943, at Cairo Cathedral, Wing Cdr. G. C. Birch, R.A.F., son of Mr. and Mrs. Birch, Leighton Buzzard, to S/O. E. H. (Betty) Lonsdale, W.A.A.F., only daughter of C. W. Lonsdale, Shawnigan Lake, B.C., and Mrs. Lonsdale, 5, Westcliffe Terrace, Seaton, Devon. (Canadian papers, please copy). [The Times]
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F1613  Family Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
    1. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 24 Jul 1967.
      son Tim

    2. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Aylesbury, 2Q1979.
      b 07 Nov 1912

    3. [S35] London Gazette, p. 8550, 26 Dec 1939.

    4. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 28 Apr 1943.

    5. [S35] London Gazette, p. 5219, 09 Sep 1941.

    6. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 08 May 1943.

    7. [S35] London Gazette, supplement p. 9, 01 Jan 1949.

    8. [S35] London Gazette, supplement p. 1, 14 Jul 1953.