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Family of Philip Stephen Attfield and Agnes Joyce Whyatt

Husband: Philip Stephen Attfield (1908-1956)
Wife: Agnes Joyce Whyatt (1918-2002)
Marriage 1939 Westminster

Husband: Philip Stephen Attfield


Philip Stephen Attfield, Major Philip Attfield

Name: Philip Stephen Attfield
Sex: Male
Father: Benjamin John Attfield (1870-1945)
Mother: Isabella Helen Rose Stephen (1874-1948)
Birth 23 Jun 1908 14 Great Cumberland Mews, Marylebone, London
Occupation Allocated to Special Branch, Scotland Yard
Occupation Bodyguard to Duke of Windsor & Sir Anthony Eden
Birth fact 1908 (age 0) 1908 Sep Qtr, St Marylebone, 1a/486
Death 1 Mar 1956 (age 47) Nicosia, Cyprus

Wife: Agnes Joyce Whyatt

Name: Agnes Joyce Whyatt
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 31 May 1918 Edinburgh, Scotland
Death Sep 2002 (age 84) Hitchin and Stevenage

Note on Husband: Philip Stephen Attfield (1)

ATTFIELD Philip Stephen of Nicosia Cyprus died 1 March 1956 at 2 Zavallis Flats Zavallis Buildings Nicosia. Probate London 13 July to Ronald Brewer D.F.C. hotelier and Alfred Milbourne Calder-Brown deputy planning officer. Effects £1774 2s. 4d. in England.

Note on Husband: Philip Stephen Attfield (2)

THE DUKE & DUCHESS OF WINDSOR: A HERMES WALLET the burgundy leather wallet, embossed with initials PSA and Christmas 1938, containing a small signed Christmas greetings card inscribed Mr Atfield/Wallis Windsor/ & Edward, 17 x 11cm. (when folded) Provenance: A gift to Colonel Philip Stephen Attfield, Christmas 1938, when he was the bodyguard for the Duke and Duchess. Thence by descent in the family. Attfield had accompanied the Duke on his dash to France after the abdication crisis in 1936 and also attended the Duke's wedding to Mrs Wallis Simpson. A number of press cuttings accompany the lot, some of which include Attfield photographed with the Duke and Duchess. One cutting details Attfield's death in 1956 when he was shot and killed in mysterious circumstances whilst providing security for the Governor of Cyprus in Nicosia. Estimate - 100-200

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