April 2016: people

Philip Newman

Philip Newman qualified as a doctor in 1934 and joined up in 1939, and was in France at the time of Dunkirk in 1940.

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Lord May

George May left Cranleigh aged 16 and joined the Prudential Assurance Company, rising to company secretary by the start of World War One. He helped raise large sums in the USA to help fund the war, and was created a KBE in 1918 and his May Report of 1931 contributed to the fall of the Labour government

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Edwin Moon

Edwin Moon was an aviation pioneer who served with great distinction in World War One

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Eric Fellner

Eric Fellner attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and started in the film industry in the 1980s. It was when he joined Working Title Films in 1992 things took off. Fellner has producer credits on more than 60 films, including Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, United 93, Bridget Jones’ Diary, Senna and Les Miserables.

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Ivan Jacklin

South African-born Ivan Jacklin was a surgeon living in Africa when World War Two broke out and in 1943 he found himself on Empress of Canada when it was torpedoed off the Gold Coast by an Italian submarine.

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