328. Sir Oswald Joseph Hornby Birley Kt Bach3,24,573,574 was born on 31 March 1880 in Auckland, New Zealand.3 He died on 6 May 1952 at the age of 72 in West Sussex, England. He was also known as Oswald Hornby Joseph Birley. Burke's: "...Kt. Bach, (1949), M.C., Capt. late Royal Fus., Artist, Vice-Pres. Royal Soc. of
Pedigree: "M.C., R.O.I., Artist. ... Studied in Dresden and Paris. Medalist, Paris Salon; Royal Portrait Society; and National Portrait Society; Modern Society of Portrait Painters; International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers. Mirror Portrait bought for Edmind Davis Collection, Musee de Luxembourg, 1915. Served in 10th Royal Fusilliers, Aug. 1914-June 1915. Captain, 1916, in France with Intelligence Corps 1916-1919."
Cambridge: "Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 25, 1898. S. of Hugh Francis, of The Mount, St Asaph, Flints. B. Mar. 31, 1880, at Auckland, New Zealand. School, Harrow. Matric. Michs. 1898. Artist; studied in Dresden, Florence and Paris. Medallist Paris Salon. Member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters; of the Modern Society of Portrait Painters and of the International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers. Served in the Great War (enlisted 10th Batt., Royal Fusiliers, Aug. 1914; 2nd Lieut., 1914; Capt., 1916; with the Intelligence Corps in France, 1916-19; specialised in model maps of the front and aeroplane photos; M.C., 1917). His works include portrait of the first Earl of Birkenhead in the National Gallery; of King George V and Queen Mary for Windsor Castle; portraits of the Marquess of Reading, Lord Irwin and the Marquess of Willingdon in the Viceroy's House, New Delhi. Of 62, Wellington Road, London, N.W. 8, in 1938. Married and had issue."
M.C., R.O.I., ARTIST. educated HARROW AND TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE. STUDIED IN DRESDEN AND PARIS MEDALIST, PARIS SALON; ROYAL PORTRAIT SOCIETY; MADERN SOCIETY OF PORTRAIT PAINTERS;INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF SCULPTORS; PAINTER AND GRAVERS. MIRROR PORTRAIT BOUGHT FOR EDMUND DAVIS COLLECTION, MUSEE DE LUQIMBOUR, 1915. SERVED IN 10TH ROYAL FUSILLIERS, AUG 1914-JUNE 1915.
Sir Oswald Joseph Hornby Birley Kt Bach and Rhoda Vava Mary Pike were married on 14 September 1921 in Of Kilnock, Tullow, Carlow, Ireland. Rhoda Vava Mary Pike3,24,575 was born on 3 February 1898 in Of Kilnock, Tullow, Carlow, Ireland.3 She died in 1980 at the age of 82 in West Sussex, England.
Sir Oswald Joseph Hornby Birley Kt Bach (LHXX-SK9) and Rhoda Vava Mary Pike (LC1D-7ZJ) had the following children: