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Augustus (George) Zerlendi

Male 1887 - 1954  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name Augustus (George) Zerlendi 
    Born Nov 1887  Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Davis Cup website gives his DOB 5 Nov 1886.
    Gender Male 
    Died 1954 
    Notes 
    • His wikipedia page
    • A Greek subject, he served in WWI with British forces, in the British Red Cross & St JJ. [1]
    • Auguste Zerlendi; male; b 1887; unmarried; without profession; origin: Alexandria, Egypt; last Residence: Lausanne, Switzerland; departed Geneva aboard the Esperia, Nov 1923, for Alexandria. He was travelling with his mother. [2]
    • Augustus George Zerlendi, 27, b. Alexandria, swore allegience to the Greek state on 21 Dec 1913 at the town hall, Ermoupolis, Syros. [3]
    • August Zerlendi was co-executor of the 1951 estate of his brother, Stephan George Zerlendi.
    • Tennis champion: ..."diminutive Greek, reputed to be the best player in Egypt," (New York Times, 27 Jun 1920, p 90). The Greek champion in 1920 and 1921; played Davis Cup for Greece. Matches: Jun 1920, Wimbledon 1st round def C.E. Leo Lyle 6-4 6-3 6-3; 3d round def C.L. Philcox 6-3 2-6 6-3 6-2; 4th round loss to Zenzo Shimidzu, Japan, 6-3 6-4 6-3; Aug 1920 Antwerp Olympic Games, loss to F. Gordon Lowe, lasted 6 hours, longest match on record: 14-12 10-8 7-5; May 1927, Greece-Czechoslovakia Davis Cup, singles d. M Gottlieb 7-5 5-7 4-6 9-7 6-2; doubles with Zachos def by Kozeluh & Zemla 6-2 6-3 6-4; May 1929, Greece-Jugoslavia Davis Cup, won doubles with Georgiades v. Sefer-Fridrih, 6-3 6-3 6-3; d. Fridrih, singles 6-3 6-0 6-2; Mar 1932, Cairo championships, def. C. Campbell; Feb 1933, Egyptian championships, loss in final to Roderick Menzel, Cz, 6-1, 6-1; Mar 1938, Egypt v. India Davis Cup, won two matches for Alexandria; Apr 1938, Alexandria championships, loss 6-1, ret 1-1, to Ranbir, India, 2nd round. His Wimbledon record.
    Person ID I1302  Agelasto
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2014 

    Father George (Etienne) Zerlendi,   b. 04 Sep 1846, Syros, Cyclades Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Sep 1901, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Leonora Eleni (Augustus) Agelasto,   b. 22 Jan 1861, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 17 Aug 1883  Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On his family tree John Tryphon Agelasto lists a son, Augustus Zerlendi.
    Documents
    Augustus & Lucy Agelasto descendants
    Augustus & Lucy Agelasto descendants
    family tree created by John Tryphon Agelasto
    Family ID F78  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Nov 1887 - Alexandria, Egypt Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Greek Davis Cup tennis players, Augustos Zerlendis (left) and Max Belli, 1928
    Greek Davis Cup tennis players, Augustos Zerlendis (left) and Max Belli, 1928
    courtesy: wikipedia

    Documents
    British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards
    British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards
    August G Zerlendi
    Swiss immigration record
    Swiss immigration record
    Auguste Zerlendi 1923 travel

  • Sources 
    1. [S94] UK National Archives.
      WO 372/22

    2. [S68] Swiss overseas emigration, 1910-1953.
      Schweizerisches Bundesarchiv. E 2175 - 2, Band 31

    3. [S39] Greek State Archives (Syros).


  

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