He was a son of James Berriman Tippetts, Solicitor, of London, and a grandson of Obediah Tippetts of London, weaver, a member of a family which is said to have originated here in one of the settlements of Flemish weavers, the name being derived from Theobald.
They had :-
Ia. DRUSILL MARYWAY,b. at Simla, India, 2 June z908, educ. at the Grove School, Highgate, and at the Slade School of Art, London University, for three years.
Married 24 Sep. 1932, LIEUT.DERRIC GORDO HARINGTOHAWES, I.A., who was born at Murree, India, 2 2 May 1907, educ. at Wellington College (awarded the King's Medal as Head of the School in 192j) and at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst (awarded the Norman Medal as the senior cadet qualifying for the Indian Army in 1926) ; gazetted 2nd Lieut., Unattached List, Indian Army, 29 Jan. 1927, and attached to the 2nd Bn. Seaforth Highlanders for one year ; appointed in April 1928 to the 2nd Bn. 14th (Duke of Cambridge's Own) Punjab Regiment (Brownlow's Punjabis).
He is the only son of Colonel Charles Howard Hawes, D.s.o., M.v.o., of Kelston, London Road, Camberley, by his wife, a dau. of Lieut. Colonel Andrew Pennell Williamson, 25 th Cavalry, Indian Army, of
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Colonel Hawes was born at Lucknow 3 I Aug. I 871, educ. at Welling- ton College, was gazetted to the West Yorkshire Regt. in 1891, and the 3rd Punjab Cavalry (now z ~ r Cavalry) 189j ; served on the North West Frontier of India I 897 and Tirah (medal and three clasps) ; was in charge of the King's Indian Orderly Officers (M.V.O. 1913) ; served in Mesopotamia in the Great War ; appointed Brigade-Major, 6th Cavalry Brigade, in July 1915 ; was present at the battles of Ctesiphon, Retreat to Kut, and Ali-el-Gharbi ; with Kut Relieving Force, battles of Shaik Saad, Wadi, Hannah and Dujailah (D.s.o., desp.), operations on the Euphrates 1918 (desp.), on the Tigris, battle of Huwaish 27-30 Oct. I 918 (bar to D. s.o.) ; Afghan War 1919 (desp.) ; promoted Colonel in 1921, and retired in 1922.
Colonel Hawes is a son of Major-General William Harington Hawes, B.S.C., who served throughout the Indian Mutiny Campaign 1857-9, at Lucknow and Cawnpore, and died in 1899.
2a. LIEUT.LEWISDURAN WAY,b. at Simla, India, 2 Oct. 1910, educ. at Hill Crest, Frinton, for j years, at Wellington College for j years, and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, where he was captain of the athletic team in 1930, in which year at the Triangular Contest (Sand- hurst, Moolwich and Cranwell) he won the IOO yds. in the remarkable time of 9 4/j th secs. Leaving Sandhurst as an under-officer, he was gazetted to the 1st Bn.. Northumberland Fusiliers, York, on 28 Aug.