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Old 16-08-2015, 04:11 PM   #6
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Sybil Rachel Betty Cecile Sassoon, Marchioness of Cholmondeley, CBE (30 January 1894 – 26 December 1989) was Chief Staff Officer to Director WRNS, WRNS HQ, Admiralty (HMS Pembroke III) from 12 November 1939 until 1946. On 9 February 1945 she was appointed as Supt. of the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS) and the following year was made CBE.. She belonged to the prominent Sassoon and Rothschild families..

Marchioness of Cholmondeley...

Of those who settled in England, Sir Edward Albert Sassoon (1856–1912), the son of Albert, married Aline Caroline de Rothschild, and was a Conservative member of Parliament from 1899 until his death.. The seat was then inherited by his son Sir Philip Sassoon (1888–1939) from 1912 until his death.. Philip served in the First World War as military secretary to Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig and, during the 1920s and 1930s, as Britain's undersecretary of state for air. The twentieth-century English poet, one of the best known World War I poets, Siegfried Sassoon (1886–1967) was David's great-grandson.. Another descendant of Sassoon David Sassoon is the British banker and government minister James, Lord Sassoon.. In the 19th century, one daughter of the family, Rachel Sassoon Beer bought a number of newspapers in England, including The Sunday Times (1893–1904) and The Observer, which she also edited..David Sassoon, Baghdad's treasurer in the nineteenth century, began and cemented the family's dominant position in the Sino-Indian opium trade..The family's businesses in China, and Hong Kong especially, were built to capitalize on the trade..

Sassoon was born in London, to a Jewish family (from India and Iraq on her father's side, and Germany and France on her mother's side).. She was the daughter of Sir Edward Albert Sassoon (1856–1912), 2nd Bt., and Baroness Aline Caroline de Rothschild (1865–1909)..Aline Caroline de Rothschild, Lady Sassoon (21 October 1867 – 28 July 1909) was a French socialite and daughter of Cécile Anspach and Baron Gustave de Rothschild of the prominent Rothschild family.. She died aged 41 from undisclosed causes..The Sassoon Mausoleum had been built in 1876 by his father as a family resting place.. However, there were no more burials after 1933, when it was emptied and sold, becoming first a furniture store, then a decorator's, next a restaurant and finally the ballroom of the Hanbury Arms public house.. In 2006, the building was again sold to be converted to a private members' club... wonder if people are going to remember us?.Remembered for setting the world on fire and escaping the clutches of her terrifying teddy bear, creating chaos and uproar wherever she went...

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