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Major Ion Melville (Matthew) Calvocoressi, MBE MC

Male 1919 - 2007  (88 years)


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  • Name Ion Melville (Matthew) Calvocoressi 
    Title Major  
    Suffix MBE MC  
    Born 12 Apr 1919  Calcutta, Bengal, British India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jul 2007  England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The death of Mr Ion Melville Calvocoressi, 88, b. 12 Apr 1919, d. 7 Jul 2007, Residence Place at Death: Hartfield, East Sussex, England.
    • Obituary in The Telegraph [London], 9 Aug 2007 and The Times [London], 16 Jul 2007.
    Notes 
    • Education: Eton.
    • Occupation: Stock broker
    • His wikipedia page.
    • Residence, England: 1948, 22 Wilfred Street, London; Court Lodge, Westerham, Kent; 2005, Hook Farm House, Newtons Hill, Hartfield, East Sussex; 2005, 12B Gledhow Gardens, London.
    • He was co-executor of the estate of Edith Temple Roberts (London Gazette 11 Nov 1976).
    • High Sheriff for Kent in the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice appointed by Her Majesty in Council for the years 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978 (London Gazette 13 Jan 1976, 23 Dec 1976, 18 Nov 1977, 23 March 1978).
    • WWII: Ian Melville Calvocoressi (132226) Cadet to be 2nd Lt. 25 May 1940, Foot Guards, S.G'ds. (London Gazette 28 May 1940); The King, "in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East during the period May 1942 to October 1942" presented The Military Cross to Lieutenant Ian Melville Calvocoressi (132226),Scots Guards, 18 Feb 1943 (London, S.W.1) (London Gazette 16 Feb 1943). S. G'ds. Lt. (War Subs. Capt.) I.M. Calvocoressi, M.B.E., M.C (132226), from Emerg Commn. to be Capt., 1 Jan. 1949, and is granted the hon. rank of Maj. (Substituted for the notifn. in Gazette Supplement dated 17 May 1949; (London Gazette 17 June 1949).
    • At his aunt Queenie Argenti Calvocoressi's 1927 wedding, he carried her train and himself wore a court suit of yellow chiffon velvet.
    • His God-children included Angela Mary Martin-Bird and Marilyn Davina Butter.
    • Ion M Calvocoressi [24 Wilton Crescent SW1] appears on the 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950 electoral register, London and Westminster parliamentary division, City of London county/borough.
    Person ID I2036  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2015 

    Father Matthew John (John) Calvocoressi,   b. 04 Feb 1873, Liverpool, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Nov 1939, Hove, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Agnes Hermione (Robert) Melville,   b. Abt 1880, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Dec 1968, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1914  All Saints' Church, Malabar Hill, Bombay, Maharashtra, British India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • An announcement said that the marriage "will take place quitely" in Bombay The Times (London) 11 Dec 1914; a marriage notice appeared in the newspaper 18 Jan 1915, pg. 1.
    • The Very Venerable Archdeacon Barham and the Revd. Archimandrite A.C. Alexion performed the nuptials.
    Family ID F872  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Katherine (Edward) Kennedy 
    Children 
    +1. James Melville Ion (Ion) Calvocoressi
    +2. Richard Edward Ion (Ion) Calvocoressi, C.B.E.
     3. Andrew Matthew Ion (Ion) Calvocoressi
    +4. Iona Rosalind (Ion) Calvocoressi
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F874  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Apr 1919 - Calcutta, Bengal, British India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jul 2007 - England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    24 Wilton Crescent, London, England
    24 Wilton Crescent, London, England
    photo 2009; Matthew and Agnes Calvocoressi and son Ion resided at this Belgravia address around 1940.
    22 Wilfred Street, London, England
    photo 2009; Ion and Katherine Calvocoressi lived at this address in 1948. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    22 Wilfred Street, London, England
    detail (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)

    Documents
    Ion Calvocoressi obituary
    Ion Calvocoressi obituary
    The Times [London], 16 Jul 2007, p. 52


  

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