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Basil Drewe

Male 1894 - 1974  (80 years)


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  • Name Basil Drewe 
    Born 2 Apr 1894 
    Gender Male 
    Education Eton and Christ Church, Oxford. 
    Trustee of the James Peek Trust 1919 
    Residence Exeter, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 9 Jun 1974  Drewsteignton, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Drewsteignton, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I691  Peek Genealogy
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2015 

    Father Julius Charles Drewe,   b. 4 Apr 1856, Ampthill, Bedfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1931, Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Frances Richardson,   b. 14 Dec 1871, Buxton, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1954, Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1890  Burbage, Nr Buxton, Derbyshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth Haselden,   d. 7 Dec 1945 
    Married 27 Feb 1919  Stonegate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anthony Drewe,   b. 3 May 1920,   d. 6 Aug 1991  (Age 71 years)
     2. Living
     3. John Drewe,   b. 1924,   d. 15 Dec 1995  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F228  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • O.B.E., M.C., Q.C. Second son of Julius Charles Drewe, on whose death he succeeded to the Castle. Served in the Devonshire Regiment and R.A. 1914-1918; M.C. and bar, 1917; Wing-Commander, R.A.F. 1939-45; O.B.E. 1943; K.C. (1945), Q.C. (1952); Master of the Bench, Inner Temple (1952). Patron of the living of Drewsteignton. See "Who's Who" and Burke's Landed Gentry.