Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, 6th Baronet

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Mayor Sir Henry Lancelot Aubrey-Fletcher, 6th Baronet, CVO, DSO (lahir 10 September 1887 – meninggal 30 Mei 1969 pada umur 81 tahun), yang juga dikenal dengan nama penanya Henry Wade, adalah Kepala Letnan Buckinghamshire dari 1954 sampai 1961.[1]

Kehidupan[sunting | sunting sumber]

Aubrey-Fletcher adalah putra tunggal dan anak kedua dari pasangan Sir Lancelot Aubrey-Fletcher, 5th Baronet dan Emily Harriet Wade, meskipun ayahnya telah memiliki putra lainnya pada pernikahan sebelumnya, namun anak tersebut wafat saat bayi. Ia dididik di Eton College dan New College, Oxford.[1]

Ia bertarung dalam Perang Dunia Pertama dan Perang Dunia Kedua dengan Grenadier Guards, dianugerahi Distinguished Service Order[2] dan Croix de guerre dari Prancis[3] pada 1917. Ia adalah anggota Buckinghamshire County Council dan diangkat menjadi High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire pada 1925.[1] Ia menjadi pemain kriket antara 1921 dan 1928 untuk Buckinghamshire.[4]

Di bawah nama pena Henry Wade, ia juga menjadi penulis misteri terkenal dan salah satu anggota pendiri Detection Club.[5]

Ia menikahi Mary Augusta Chilton pada 1911 dan memiliki 5 anak:[1]

  • John Henry Lancelot Aubrey-Fletcher (1912–1992)
  • Nigel Chilton Aubrey-Fletcher (1914–1980)
  • Lancelot Philip Aubrey-Fletcher (1919–2000)
  • Mary Elizabeth Aubrey-Fletcher (1923–1994)
  • Edward Henry Lancelot Aubrey-Fletcher, lahir 6 Mei 1930

Setelah kematian istrinya pada 1963, ia menikahi Nancy Cecil Bull pada 1965.[1]

Karya[sunting | sunting sumber]

Daftar karya yang diterbitkan oleh "Henry Wade".[6]

Novel Inspektur Poole[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • The Duke of York’s Steps, 1929
  • No Friendly Drop, 1931
  • Constable Guard Thyself, 1934
  • "Bury Him Darkly", 1936
  • "The Lonely Magdalen", 1940

Novel lainnya[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • The Verdict of You All, 1926
  • The Missing Partners 1928
  • The Dying Alderman, 1930
  • The Hanging Captain, 1932
  • "Mist on the Saltings, 1932
  • "Heir Presumptive", 1935
  • "The High Sheriff", 1937
  • Released for Death, 1938
  • New Graves at Great Norne, 1947
  • Diplomat’s Folly, 1951
  • Be Kind to a Killer, 1952
  • Too Soon to Die, 1953
  • Gold Was Our Grave, 1954
  • A Dying Fall, 1955
  • The Litmore Snatch, 1957

Kumpulan cerpen[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Duello (Policeman's Lot, 1933 - Inspector Poole story)
  • The Missing Undergraduate (Policeman's Lot, 1933 - Inspector Poole story)
  • Wind in the East (Policeman's Lot, 1933 - Inspector Poole story)
  • The Sub-Branch (Policeman's Lot, 1933 - Inspector Poole story)
  • The Real Thing (Policeman's Lot, 1933 - Inspector Poole story)
  • The Baronet's Finger (Policeman's Lot, 1933 - Inspector Poole story)
  • The Three Keys (Policeman's Lot, 1933 - Inspector Poole story)
  • A Matter of Luck (Policeman's Lot, 1933)
  • Four to One - Bar One (Policeman's Lot, 1933)
  • Payment in Full (Policeman's Lot, 1933)
  • Jealous Gun (Policeman's Lot, 1933)
  • The Amateurs (Policeman's Lot, 1933)
  • The Tenth Round (Policeman's Lot, 1933)
  • These Artists! (Here Comes the Copper, 1938)
  • The Seagull (Here Comes the Copper, 1938)
  • The Ham Sandwich (Here Comes the Copper, 1938)
  • Summer Meeting (Here Comes the Copper, 1938)
  • Anti-Tank (1935) (Here Comes the Copper, 1938)
  • A Puff of Smoke (Here Comes the Copper, 1938)
  • Steam Coal (Here Comes the Copper, 1938)
  • Toll of the Road (Here Comes the Copper, 1938)
  • November Night (Here Comes the Copper, 1938)
  • The Little Sportsman (Here Comes the Copper, 1938)
  • Lodgers (Here Comes the Copper, 1938)
  • One Good Turn (Here Comes the Copper, 1938)
  • Smash and Grab (Here Comes the Copper, 1938)
  • Cotton Wool & Cutlet (20 Cerita Majalah Mei 1940 - cerita Sersan Bragg)

Referensi[sunting | sunting sumber]

  1. ^ a b c d e Lundy, Darryl (2015). "Sir Henry Lancelot Aubrey-Fletcher, 6th Bt". thepeerage.com. Diakses tanggal 10 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "No. 30450". The London Gazette (Supplement). 28 December 1917. hlm. 17. 
  3. ^ "No. 30306". The London Gazette (Supplement). 25 September 1917. hlm. 9946. 
  4. ^ "Henry Aubrey-Fletcher". cricketarchive.com. 2015. Diakses tanggal 10 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "The Detection Club: List of Members". Golden Age of Detection Wiki. 2015. Diakses tanggal 10 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "Wade, Henry". Golden Age of Detection Wiki. 2015. Diakses tanggal 10 August 2015. 

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