THOSE WITH DECORATIONS; MILITARY & DIPLOMATIC APPOINTMENTS

 

N.B. The last 2 entries married Micklethwait daughters.

 

First Name

Middle Name

Last Name

Date of Birth

Date of Death

I D No

Comment

Elias

 

Micklethwait

 

1644

39

Elias Micklethwait, 3rd son, commanded a Troop of Horse under Lord Fairfax at The Battle of Marston Moor in 1644. Died of his wounds shortly afterwards.

Nathaniel

 

Micklethwait

1693

1753

856

of Beeston, Norfolk. H M Consul in Aleppo, Syria.

Colonel Nathaniel

Waldegrave John Branthwayt

Micklethwait

1805

1856

890

Born in Navestock, Essex - of Taverham Hall, Norfolk. Lt. Colonel, Scots Fusilier Guards

Commander Henry

Shernborne Nathaniel

Micklethwait

1814

1894

895

of Iridge Place, Sussex. A member of The Commission of Peace. (A Royal Commission issued on a regular basis for each county which set out the powers & names of those appointed to act as Justices of the Peace). Commander R. N. in 1878.

Major George

Nathaniel

Micklethwait

1824

1901

903

of Taverham Hall, Norfolk & Bath. Service record - India1845-47; Crimea 1854-6; retired 1858. 1st Vol Battalion Norfolk Regiment. Died in Bath.

Major Richard

Key

Micklethwait

1868

1908

191

Richard Key Micklethwait of Ardsley, J.P., West Riding, Co Yorkshire; Major Yorkshire Dragoons.

Thomas

 

Micklethwait

1895

 

6351

Did wonderful work with the French resistance during the 2nd World War. He was personally decorated by General De Gaulle.

Frances

Mary Gore

Micklethwait

 

1950

212

Frances Mary Gore Micklethwait M. B. E.

 

 

Rear Admiral

St John

Aldrich

Micklethwait

1901

1977

240

St. John Aldrich Micklethwait 1901-1977. Educated Royal Naval Colleges Osborne and Dartmouth. Served H. M. S. Thunderer in first World War as midshipman.  Served Royal Navy in second World War in Tribal Class destroyers. Awarded first of 3 D. S. O.s in 1939, second in 1940 at 2nd Battle of Narvik and third in 1942 at Battle of Sirte in Mediterranean. Captured Tobruk in 1942 and Prisoner-of-war in Italy and Germany until 1945. Retired as Rear Admiral in 1954. High Sheriff, Monmouthshire 1959 and Deputy Lieutenant 1960. Chairman Cwmbran Development Corporation for 9 years.

Major Guy

 

Micklethwait

1910

 

246

Educated at Clifton and University College, Oxford (B.A.)  O.B.E. A Major in the second World War in the Special Operations Executive working behind enemy lines. Retired to Helston, Cornwall. We have a recording of him being interviewed in his retirement by Radio Cornwall.

Colonel Malcolm

P

Mickelwait

1923

 

 

Born in California. US Air-Force Colonel.

Major General Claude

Bayles

Mickelwait

 

1981

747

Born in Glenwood, Iowa. He served in the US Army both in the 1914/18 & 1939/45 wars. Was educated at The Infantry School 1927/8; University of California 1930/5 (Law). After a distinguished military career, he retired in 1956 as The Assistant Judge Advocate General in Washington, DC. Major General Mickelwait was entitled to numerous listed decorations and awards including foreign decorations from Belgium; Czechoslovakia; France; Italy; Luxembourg; Poland & Great Britain. He died in 1981.

Major Guy

Herbert

Cradock

 

 

230

Late 15th Hussars, of Hartforth, Richmond, Yorkshire. Originally known as Guy Herbert Straker prior to him assuming by Royal licence the surname and arms of Cradock of Hartforth in 1930.

Major General Sir Llewellyn

William

Atcherley

 

1954

193

Please see details listed under ‘Titled Members’.