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Capt Herbert Roy Maslen “Roy” Chamberlain

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Capt Herbert Roy Maslen “Roy” Chamberlain

Birth
Dalston, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England
Death 6 Jul 1961 (aged 66)
Worthing, Worthing Borough, West Sussex, England
Burial Durrington, Worthing Borough, West Sussex, England
Plot 792
Memorial ID 102179243 View Source
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He studied first at the University of London beginning in 1913, and earned a B.Sc. and subsequently took the occupation of schoolteacher. He served as a captain in World War I, after which he spent the 1920s at the London School of Economics writing a thesis about the West African slave-trade, but he did not complete his M.Sc. degree.

He married Marjorie Constance Mason on 4 August 1928 at St. Mary's parish church at Finchley in London. Their divorce was finalized on 7 February 1938. They had no children.

He next married Mabel (nee Eaton), the widow of Leonard Harry Vardon, on 29 April 1943. She was about 50 at the time of their marriage.

He worked as a lecturer in Economics. He joined the British Society of Russian Philately in 1937 and went on to serve as their president.

He died at home of a heart attack, while suffering from stomach cancer. During life, he always spelled his middle name "Maslen," but it says "Maslin" on his tombstone.


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