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John D'Arcy Baker-Carr

Male 1906 - 09 Jul 1998  (91 years)



  • Name John D'Arcy Baker-Carr  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth 13 Jan 1906  Elham district Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 4
    Occupation 1929 - 1964  Officer, Royal Air Force  [4
    Marriage 30 Jun 1934  St Peter & St Paul, Hambledon, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 5, 6
    Marjorie Alexandra Grant Dallas,   b. 05 Jul 1906, Hampton Court Palace Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 2003, Romsey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Post/Rank/Title 1962  Air Marshal  [4
    Residence bef 1998  Thatchwell Cottage, King's Somborne Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Death 09 Jul 1998  Winchester Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4
    Notes 
    • Baker-Carr, Air Marshal Sir John (Darcy), KBE 1962 (CBE 1951); CB 1957; AFC 1944. Born 13 Jan. 1906; s of late Brigadier-General C. D. B. S. Baker-Carr, CMG, DSO and Sarah Quinan; m 1934, Margery Dallas; no c ; died 9 July 1998. Controller of Engineering and Equipment, Air Ministry, 1962-64, retired. Education: England and USA. Career: Entered RAF as Pilot Officer, 1929; No 32 Fighter Sqdn 1930, Flying Officer; Flying Boats at home and overseas, 1931; Armament Specialist Course, 1934; Flight-Lieut; Armament and Air Staff appts, 1935-38; Sqdn Ldr, 1938; Armament Research and Development, 1939-45 (AFC); Wing Comdr, 1940; Gp Captain, 1942; Central Fighter Estab., 1946-47; Dep. Dir Postings, Air Min., 1947-48; Air Cdre, 1948; Dir of Armament Research and Development, Min. of Supply, 1948-51 (CBE); idc 1952; Comdt RAF St Athan, 1953-56; Senior Technical Staff Officer, HQ Fighter Command, RAF, 1956-59; Air Vice-Marshal, 1957; Air Officer Commanding, No 41 Group, Maintenance Command, 1959-61; Air Marshal, 1962. Recreations: Sailing, carpentry. Clubs: Royal Air Force Yacht (Hamble, Hants). Address: Thatchwell Cottage, King's Somborne, Hants. [Who's Who]
    Person ID I4822  Tatham | Christopher branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 01 Nov 2011 

    Family Marjorie Alexandra Grant Dallas,   b. 05 Jul 1906, Hampton Court Palace Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 2003, Romsey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Engagement 10 Feb 1934    [2
    • The engagement is announced between John D'Arcy Baker-Carr, Royal Air Force, second son of Brigadier C. D. Baker-Carr, C.M.G., D.S.O., and Mrs. Baker-Carr, of Little Abbots, Betchworth, Surrey, and Margery, youngest daughter of the late Major-General A. G. Dallas, C.B., C.M.G., and Mrs. Dallas, Hill House, Hambledon, Hampshire. [The Times]
    Marriage 30 Jun 1934  St Peter & St Paul, Hambledon, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 5, 6
    • The marriage took place on Saturday at the church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Hambledon, Hampshire, of Mr. John D'Arcy Baker-Carr, Royal Air Force, second son of Brigadier-General and Mrs. C. D. Baker-Carr, of Little Abbots, Betchworth, Surrey, and Miss Margery Alexandra Grant Dallas, youngest daughter of the late Major-General and Mrs. A. G. Dallas, of Hill House, Hambledon, Hampshire. The Rev. E. Kynaston took the service.
      The bride was given away by her brother-in-law, Colonel Darlington, in the unavoidable absence of her uncle, Mr. James Douglas Dallas. She wore a classical gown of palest-pink satin, with a train Honiton lace lined with palest-pink chiffon. Her veil of Honiton lace was lent by her sister, Mrs. Arthur Darlington, and she carried a sheaf of lilies and wore a pearl necklace. Nicolette Dallas and Pamela Darlington, in frocks of peach-pink silk net trimmed with pink lace, were the train-bearers. There were three grown-up bridesmaids - Miss Anne Darlington, Miss Barbara Hawkins, and Miss Armynel Baylay - who wore dresses of peach-pink lace over pink chiffon. They had wreaths of painted crystal leaves and carried bouquets of Ophelia roses. Mr. Christopher Baker-Carr was best man to his brother.
      Mrs. Alister Dallas afterwards held a reception at Hill House, Hambledon (lent by Colonel and Mrs. Frank Hall, uncle and aunt of the bride), and among the guests were:-
      Mrs. Baker-Carr, Mrs. Arthur Brooke, Colonel and Mrs. Darlington, Colonel and Mrs. Frank Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Briscoe, Mrs. Cecil Brooke, Mrs. Caryl Fiennes, Mrs. Christopher, Mrs. Finnis, Captain Montgomery-Hawkins, Mrs. Reginald Roper, Colonel and Mrs. Mainwaring-Parker, Mr. Anthony Darlington, Mr. Alexander Dallas, Major and Mrs. Edward Rickards, Miss Sylvia Birch, Mr. Edward Rickards, Captain and Mrs. Seton-Christopher, Captain Stuart-Hamilton, General and Mrs. Baylay, Mrs. Young, Admiral and Mrs. Nugent, Major and Mrs. Geiger, Colonel and Mrs. Byrne, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Byrne, Admiral and Mrs. Elder, Mrs. Paul Neal, Mr. Gerald Byrne, Captain and Mrs. Martin. [+ 33 more names] [The Times]
    Notes 
    • no children [4]
    Last Modified 01 Nov 2011 
    Family ID F1494  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 13 Jan 1906 - Elham district Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 30 Jun 1934 - St Peter & St Paul, Hambledon, Hants Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Elham, 1Q1906.

    2. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 10 Feb 1934.

    3. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Winchester, Jul 1998.
      b 13 Jan 1906

    4. [S18] Who's Who / Who was Who.

    5. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Droxford, 2Q1934.

    6. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 02 Jul 1934.