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Denis Gordon de Courcy Drury       1921-2010
Denis was born on 16 May 1921, the only child of George Gordon de Courcy Drury and Grace Kathleen Gmelin, at Christchurch, New Zealand. He served with the Honourable Artillery Company in India during World War 2. He was educated at Wells Cathedral School in Somerset and Magdalen College School in Oxford. He married Ruth Elizabeth Johnston.

Ruth Elizabeth Johnston                   1927-2010
Ruth was born on 19 June 1927, the daughter of Lt. Col. George Richard Johnston and Unity Ussher Quicke, at Newport, Wales.
I have identified the following children.
Mr. and Mrs. Denis Gordon de Courcy Drury
  Robert Johnston Born 20 Feb 1950   London  
Gordon Johnston Born 13 Nov 1951   London  
Caroline Kathleen Born 12 Mar 1953   Oxford  
Rosemary Ruth Born 7 Mar 1957   Wallingford, Oxfordshire Married Clifford Howard Allison

Birth of Parents
Denis Gordon de Courcy Drury b: 16 May 1921         Christchurch, New Zealand
son of George Gordon de Courcy Drury and Grace Kathleen Gmelin

Ruth Elizabeth Johnston b: 19 Jun 1927         Newport, Wales
daughter of Lt. Col. George Richard Johnston and Unity Ussher Quicke

The Times, Tuesday, Oct 5, 1948           FORTHCOMING MARRIAGES
Mr. D. G. DE C. DRURY and MISS
R. E. Johnston
  The engagement is announced between Denis Gordon de Courcy Drury, only son of the late G. G. de C. Drury, M.C., and Mrs. Drury. of 91 Onslow Gardens, S.W.7, and Ruth Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel G. R. Johnston, R.A. (retd.), and Mrs. Johnston, of 285, Goldhawk Road. W.12.

Marriage
11 Dec 1948
Denis Gordon de Courcy Drury
Ruth Elizabeth Johnston
The King's Chapel of the Savoy       1948 4Q Westminster 5c 600

Children
Robert Johnston Drury b: 20 Feb 1950                     Kensington, London         1950 1Q Kensington 5c 1641
son of Denis Gordon de Courcy Drury and Ruth Elizabeth Johnston
Gordon Johnston Drury b: 13 Nov 1951                     Kensington, London         1951 4Q Kensington 5c 1406
son of Denis Gordon de Courcy Drury and Ruth Elizabeth Johnston
Caroline Kathleen Drury b: 12 Mar 1953                                             Oxfordshire         1954 1Q Oxford 6b 1227
daughter of Denis Gordon de Courcy Drury and Ruth Elizabeth Johnston
Rosemary Ruth Drury b: 7 Mar 1957                     Wallingford, Oxfordshire         1957 2Q Wallingford 6a 219
daughter of Denis Gordon de Courcy Drury and Ruth Elizabeth Johnston

Death
Ruth Elizabeth (Johnston) Drury Died 25 Oct 2010, Age 83,       St. Thomas' Hospital, London

The Times, Friday, Oct 29, 2010                         Death
  DRURY, Ruth Elizabeth, peacefully, on 25th October 2010, aged 83. Dearly loved wife of Denis, mother of Robert, Gordon, Caroline and Rosemary, and grandmother of George, Jasmine, Verity, Hugo, Maximilian, Augustus, and Maurice.

Death
Denis Gordon de Courcy Drury Died 6 Nov 2010, Age 89       Carlisle Place, Westminster, London

The Times, Tuesday, Nov 16, 2010                         Death
  DRURY, Denis Gordon de Courcy, peacefully at home on 6th November 2010. Father, grandfather and dearly loved husband of Ruth, who also died peacefully 12 days earlier. Joint Funeral on Wednesday, 24th November. Friends welcome. Ring tel: 0207 622 2500

They were buried together on 24th November 2010 at the Magdalen Cemetery, Winchester, Hampshire (Plot H3-30) immediately following a joint funeral service and committal at St Stephen's and St John's Church, Rochester Row, London SW1 on the same day.