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an armorial of zimbabwe and rhodesia - Association of Amateur ...

an armorial of zimbabwe and rhodesia - Association of Amateur ...

GODLEY Gen. Sir Arthur

GODLEY Gen. Sir Arthur John Godley, GCB, KCMG, late Irish Guards. Served (inter-alia) in Mashonaland and Matabeleland 1896 - 97 and in South Africa 1899 - 1901. Born 4/2/1867, married 17/9/1898, Louisa Marion, (died 29/6/1939) eldest daughter of Robert Fowler DL of Rahinston, co. Meath. Eldest son of Lt.Col. William Alexander Godley and cousin of John Arthur Godley, 1st Baron Kilbracken. Sir Arthur's younger brother, Lt. Col. Richard Shearman Godley, OBE also served in the same campaigns and was Deputy Commr. of the S. A. Police. Argent, three unicorns' heads erased sable, horned gules, two and one and three trefoils slipped vert, one and two. (BP, 1953) GORDON George Herschel Gordon formerly of Kashao, Banket Junction. Born 16/5/1872, married 29/7/1918, Mary Elizabeth only daughter of the late Samuel John Benwell of Coolacorara, King's Co., and died 15/5/1939. 5th son of Sir Alexander Hamilton Gordon, KCB who was the 2nd son of George Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen. Azure, three boars' heads couped Or, armed proper, langued gules within a double tressure flowered counterflowered interchangeably with thistles, roses and fleurs-delis of the second. (BP, 1953) GORDON-LENNOX Reginald Arthur Charles Gordon-Lennox, formerly of Rakodzi, Marandellas (Marondera). Late Capt.Scots Guards, born 13/5/1910, married, 17/2/1942, Pamela Cicely, eldest daughter of Capt. Christopher Digby Leyland, late of Haggerston Castle, Northumberland, and has issue, James David Charles, born 29/10/1944, and Clare Evelyn, born 19/8/1946. Grandson of Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, 7th Duke of Richmond & Lennox and 2nd Duke of Gordon. Quarterly: 1st and 4th grand quarters, France and England quarterly; 2nd Scotland; 3rd Ireland (being the arms of CHARLES II); all within a bordure compony, argent and gules charged with eight roses of the second, barbed and seeded proper, over all an escutcheon of pretence gules charged with three buckles Or, for the Dukedom of AUBIGNY; 2nd grand quarter, argent, a saltire engrailed between four roses gules, barbed and seeded proper; 3rd grand quarter, quarterly, 1st, azure, three boars' heads couped Or, for GORDON, 2nd, Or, three lions' heads erased gules, for BADENOCH, 3rd, Or, three crescents within a double tressure flory counter-flory, gules, for SETON, 4th, azure, three cinquefoils argent, for FRASER. (BP, 1953) GORE Lt. Stavely Napier Gore, MC, served in Matabeleland Campaign, 1896, Boer War, Zulu War, GermanS.W. Africa and also France in World War 1. Born 15/11/1875, married 30/11/1916, Isabelle Margaret, daughter of Phillip Firth and had issue, John Stanley Gore, born 10/9/1917. 8th son of James Arthur Charles Gore who was the eldest son of Sir Charles Stephen Gore, GCB, KH. Sir Charles was the 6th son of the 2nd Earl of Arran. Gules, a fess between three cross-crosslets fitchy Or. (BP 1953) GRAHAM James Angus Graham, 7th Duke of Montrose, formerly of Derry Farm, Salisbury (Harare). Sometime Minister of Defence in the Rhodesian Government. Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Or, on a chief sable three escallops of the field, 2nd and 3rd, argent, three roses gules, barbed and seeded proper. (BP 1953) 49


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