The Sefton RUFC Hierarchy

Written and researched by David Bohl

 Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Duncan John Sloss CBE MA LLD

(b.1881 Liverpool d.1964 Oxford)
Vice-Chancellor of University of Hong Kong

[Photo copyright Imperial War Museum]

Tom Paterson Owens CBE

(b.1888 Liverpool d.1968 Dargle, South Africa)
Chief Inspector, Childrens Branch, Home Office

Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George

Leonard Walter Brockington CMG QC LLD DCL
(b.1889 Cardiff  d.1966 Calgary, Canada)
Chairman of the Canadian Broadcasting Company

[Photo copyright 
Legal Archives Society of Alberta

Distinguished Service Order

Major John Simpson Foulkes DSO
(b.1890 Stockport d. 1946 Liverpool)
Fought in both World Wars

Order of the British Empire

Col. Frederick Joseph Behn OBE TD
(b.1902 Liverpool d. 1975 Isle of Man)
West African Merchant

Stanley Dumbell MA OBE

(b.1896 Liverpool d. 1966 Wallasey)
Registrar of University of Liverpool

Dr John Edward George McGibbon OBE
(b.1893 Liverpool d. 1959 Liverpool)
Ear and Throat Consultant

John Douglas Johnstone OBE

(b.1885 Carlisle d. 1959 Stoke)
Headmaster of Industrial School
Member of the British Empire

Cmdr George Gilmour Armit MBE
(b.1887 and  d. 1966 St Andrews, Scotland)
Naval Engineer Commander

Lt Col. William Kingsley Arrowsmith MBE(†)
(b.1905 Bradford d. 1945 Burma(Accident) )
   Distinguished Officer in Royal Artillery

Military Cross and bar

Capt. Robert Wilkie Jones MC
(b.1882 Liverpool d. 1962 Prestatyn)
Elementary Schoolmaster

[Photo King's Own Royal Regiment Museum]
Major Charles William Wingrove MC
(b.1889 London d.1976 Chester)
Managing Director
Wingrove and Rogers Ltd(Elec. Eng)

Col. Edward Maxwell Morrison MC
(b.1911 Ormskirk d. 1993 Clwyd)
Distinguished D-Day Officer in King's Regt

Military Cross

Capt John Robson Whittle MC

(b.1893 Liverpool d.1990 Devon)
Bank Clerk

Capt Frederick James Haney MC DFC
(b. 1886 Widnes d.1969 Sussex)
Elementary Schoolteacher

Lt Frederick James Venmore MC(†)
(b. 1889 Liverpool KIA 1916 France)

Lt Leonard Charles Fenton Bellamy MC
(b. 1884 Birkenhead d.1964 Reading)
Electrical Engineer

2nd Lt James William Archibald Taylor MC
(b.1883 Liverpool d.1953 Westmorland)
Elementary Schoolteacher

Capt James Brown MC
(b.1886 Plumstead, London d.1945 Manchester)
Elementary Schoolteacher
Governor of Hull, Strangeways and Leicester Prisons

Major William Henry "Harry"Calvert MC
(b.1915 Canada d.1993 Aberdeenshire)
Chartered Accountant
Distinguished Flying Cross

Sq/Ldr Frederick James Haney MC DFC
(b. 1886 Widnes d.1969 Sussex)
Elementary Schoolteacher
Air Force Cross

Capt Vivian Arthur Fenton Bellamy AFC
(b. 1889 Liverpool d.1942 Isle of Man)
Electrical Engineer

Sq/Ldr William Edward Caldecott AFC
(b. 1918 Liverpool d.1958 Accident Bibury, Gloucs)
WW2 RAF Pilot
Distinguished Conduct Medal

RSM Ernest Edward Bond DCM
(b. 1882 Lancaster d.1957  Southport)
Elementary Schoolteacher
Military Medal and bar

Sjt Stanley John Kay MM
(b.1889 Liverpool d.1959 Liverpool)
Elementary Schoolteacher

Military Medal

Sjt Fred King MM
(b.1892 Middlesboro' d. 1982 Halton)
Elementary Schoolteacher
Dr Robert Alun Roberts MM
(b. 1894 Liverpool d.1961 Neath)
Doctor in Radiology

Sgt Bernard "Barney" Wall MM(ww2)

(b.1909 Liverpool d. 1975 Liverpool)
Sefton Chairman and President 1948-60

Cpl Robert Percy Scaddan MM
(b. 1894 Liverpool d.1949 Barton, Lancs)
Insurance/Credit Agent for N.British Mecantile 

Pte Kenneth William Lascelles MM
(b. 1895 Liverpool d.1963 Liverpool)
Schooteacher at Lester Memorial School
King George Medal for Courage in the Cause of Freedom

Dr Eduardo Martinez Alonso

(b.1903 Vigo, Spain d.1972 Vigo)
Doctor and WW2 Agent
KGM and Polish Gold Crest of Merit(ww2)

Military Service Medal

RQMS Joseph Fairley MSM
(b.1884 Barnsley d.1952 Edmonton, Canada)
Elementary Schoolteacher

Pte Horace Viner MSM
(b. 1881 Dudley d.1935 Prescot)
Elementary Schoolteacher
                             Republic of China Wen-Shu Medal
Capt George Douglas Kermode
(b.1883 Isle of Man d.1954 North Wales)
Music Schoolteacher


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