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Llewellin, John Jestyn, 1st Baron Llewellin

Date of birth:
February 6th, 1893
Date of death:
January 24th, 1957
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Political career during the Second World War:
4 22 February 1942: President of the Board of Trade
22 February 1942 22 November 1942: Minister of Aircraft Production

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Acting Captain
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1918
Military Cross (MC)
Rank:
Major
Awarded on:
July 3rd, 1926
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Rank:
Lieutenant-Colonel
Awarded on:
June 8th, 1939
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Colonel
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1945
Llewelin was granted the title of Baron Llewellin, of Upton in the County of Dorset.
Rank:
Governor-General of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland
Awarded on:
August 7th, 1953
Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE)

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