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John Prosper (John) Serjeant, O.B.E.

Male 1898 - 1977  (78 years)


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  • Name John Prosper (John) Serjeant 
    Suffix O.B.E. 
    Nickname Jack  
    Born 18 Oct 1898  Nimes, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jun 1977  Wiltshire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The death of John Prosper Serjeant, 78, b. 17 Oct 1898, was registered Sep 1977, Chippenham, Wiltshire, v. 23, p. 1509.
    Notes 
    • Occupation: civil engineer, architect. He helped build additions to Victoria College, Alexandria, after WW II, according to a website that mentions the sale of a Ptolemaic pottery oil lamp from his collection (65).
    • Military service: John Prosper Serjeant promoted from Officer Cadet to 2nd Lt, Royal Garrison Artillery, Special Reserve of Officers, 18 Feb 1918; Lt. John Prosper Serjeant (230691) appointed 2nd Lt., Corps of Royal Engineers, Royal Army, 9 Sep 1940.
    • John Prosper Serjeant, Esq. granted permission by King George VI to wear the insignia of Chevalier, as conferred by King of Egypt in recognition of "valuable services" rendered by him in the employment of the Egyptian government, 8 Dec 1937.
    • Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) John Prosper Serjeant (230691), Corps of Royal Engineers (Hextable, Kent) made officer, Order of the British Empire, Military Division, 18 Feb 1943.
    • Travel: John P. Serjeant, 35, c/o Barclays Bank, Gouv. Off. and Mrs. Serjeant, 27, Gravanch. Str., permanent residence Egypt, arrived Southampton, England, 5 Nov 1933, from Surabaya, Indonesia, aboard Baloeran; John P Serjeant, 36, 6 Queens Gdns, Egypt Govt Official, CNA Serjeant, 29; and Andrew Charles, 1, arrived London, England, 5 Aug 1935, from Rangoon, Burma aboard Staffordshire.
    • John Prosper Serjeant was co-administrator of the estate of Gabrielle Martha Serjeant, Linvel, Five Ashes, Mayfield, Sussex, Spinster, d. 5 Aug 1963 (London Gazette, 23 Aug 1963).
    Person ID I3151  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2017 

    Father John Charles (Thomas) Serjeant,   b. 1863, Clerkenwell, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1960, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Mother Renee Marie Chevalier,   b. Abt 1873,   d. 21 Sep 1961, Sussex, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Family ID F1542  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine (Andrew) Alexandroff,   b. 1905, St Mary's Church, Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1978, Lancashire, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1933  Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Andrew Charles (Jack) Serjeant,   b. 18 Jul 1934, Alexandria, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 2017, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Eric (Jack) Serjeant
     3. Fay (Jack) Serjeant
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F1341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Oct 1898 - Nimes, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1933 - Alexandria, Egypt Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jun 1977 - Wiltshire, England UK Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    John Prosper Serjeant Birth Certificate
    John Prosper Serjeant Birth Certificate
    available on Nimes on-line archives.
    John Prosper Serjeant's work at Victoria College, Alexandria
    John Prosper Serjeant's work at Victoria College, Alexandria
    Exerpt from: Sahar Hamouda & Colin Clement, Victoria College: A history revealed, American Univ. in Cairo Press, 2002, p. 304.
    John Prosper Serjeant 1977 UK probate
    John Prosper Serjeant 1977 UK probate

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] UK National Probate Calendar Indexes, 1858-1966, 1973-1995.


  

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