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'-4- -v Among those appointed by the Prime Minister as a Sub-committee of the Re- construction Committee, to deal especially with forestry, is Lieut.-Col. F. D. Wil- liams-Drummond, of Hafodneddyn. Mrs. Nina Kathei'ine Webley-Parry, of Bucklabury, Berks., who died on the 2nd September last, widow of Mr. David K. Webtey-Parry, of Trefawr, left estate of the gross value of £39,839. of whidh B5. 073 is net personalty. Probate has been granted to her daughter, Dame Nina Kaiharine Angharad Parry-Pryse, of Gogerddan, Cardiganshire, and Mr. War- ran Heanes Pitman, solicitor. The testa- trix left JB200 to her son-in-law, Sir Edward John Webley Parry-Pryse, Bart., and a number of other bequests; and the residue of her estate she left to her daughter. Friday's London Gazette announced that the King has been pleased by letters patent under the Great Seal, to appoint several members to the Board of Admiral- ty in place of those including Sir John Jellicoe, who retire. Among the new ap- pointments to the Admiralty Board is Rear-Admiral George Price Webley Hope, C.B., who is made Denuty First Sea Lord in place of Admiral Wemyss, now First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, and a. member of the Board of Admiralty. The high honour conferred on Rear-Admiral Webey Hope is of particular interest to West Wales, where he is well known. He is a son of the late Rear-Admiral Charles Webley Hope, and brother of Mr. C. W. Webley Hope, of Pigeonsford, Llangranog. He has risen rapidly in the Navy, and has done much valuable work, particularly since the commencement of the war. In the bombardment of the Dardanelles he acted as Vice-Admiral de Robeck's flag captain, and was mentioned in dispatches for his gift of organisation. Fbr some time he was commander of the, Queen Elizaeth. For his services during these, •operations he wag promoted captain and made a Companion of the Bath, since which he has been promoted rear-admiral.


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