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James Edward Tracy Philipps b. 1888 d. 1959

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Lineage Philipps
Sex Male
Full name (at birth) James Edward Tracy Philipps
Parents

John Erasmus Philipps [Philipps] b. 1863 d. 1923

Margaret Louisa Everard Ffolkes [Ffolkes] b. 1866 d. 1954

Wiki-page wikipedia:en:James_Erasmus_Tracey_Phillips

Events

1888 birth:

13 March 1939 marriage: Prague, # Lubka Kolessa [Kolessa] b. 19 May 1902 d. 19 August 1997

1959 death:

Notes

James Edward Tracy Philipps MC (1888-1959) was a British diplomat and explorer

Philipps was the son of the Reverend John Erasmus Philipps ( b. Haverfordwest 1863 - 1923 ) Vicar of Enstone, Oxfordshire, and Margaret Louisa Everard Ffolkes ( 1866-1954). He married pianist Lubka Kolessa on 13th March 1939 in Prague, on the eve of the occupation[1]

From Abingdon School(1899-1904) and Marlborough College (1904-06) he entered Durham University, becoming editor of The Sphinx and president of the union. Joining the Rifle Brigade (1912), Philipps transferred as Captain to the South African Intelligence Department. During the First World War he was attached to the King's African Rifles (1914) and was awarded the Military Cross (1916). He joined the Arab Bureau in Cairo (1918) and the British Relief Commission to south Russia (1921). He was The Times correspondent in the Greeco-Turkish war (1922) and a foreign news correspondent (1936-39). He served as a member of UNRRA (1944-45), and travelled on foot from east to west across Equatorial Africa. He published numerous articles on zoology, linguistics, Islam, social reform and international affairs.

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  1. The Times Marriage Notices

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Parents
John Erasmus Philipps
birth: 1863
death: 1923
Margaret Louisa Everard Ffolkes
birth: 1866
death: 1954
Parents
 
== 2 ==
# Lubka Kolessa
birth: 19 May 1902, Львів
marriage: # James Edward Tracy Philipps , Prague
death: 19 August 1997, Торонто, Канада
# James Edward Tracy Philipps
birth: 1888
marriage: # Lubka Kolessa , Prague
death: 1959
== 2 ==

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