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Geoffrey Alexander Rowley-Conwy
Geoffrey Alexander Rowley-Conwy
Geoffrey Alexander Rowley-Conwy celebrates his 100th birthday.
Birth: 8 March 1912
UK
Death: 12 November 2017
Rhuddlan, Denbighshire, Wales, UK
Age: 105 years, 249 days
Country: UK Flag UK
Centenarian

Geoffrey Alexander Rowley-Conwy, 9th Baron Langford (8 March 1912 – 12 November 2017) was a British centenarian. She was one of the oldest known man in Wales when she died.

Biography

Geoffrey Alexander Rowley-Conwy was born on 8 March 1912. His father, Geoffrey Seymour Rowley-Conwy (1877 – 10 August 1915) who was killed in action at Gallipoli and his mother Bertha Gabrielle Cochran (1880–1984) lived to 104.

He was educated at Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, London, England. He served as an army officer with the Royal Artillery in World War II, being captured at the Japanese taking of Singapore in 1942, but escaping, before seeing further active service in Burma.

He married, firstly, Ruth St John Murphy (died 1991), on 24 January 1939. They divorced in 1956. They had no children. He married, secondly, Grete von Freiesleben (11 September 1922 – 16 January 1973), on 7 February 1957. They had three children and seven grandchildren. He married, thirdly, Susan Winifred Denham on 3 February 1975. They have two children.

On 8 March 2012, Geoffrey Alexander Rowley-Conwy celebrated her 100th birthday.

He died on 12 November 2017 at the age of 105 years, 249 days.

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