1. Edith Mary Copley (1892-1993) was a servant with her sister Elizabeth Rose Copley at the "Burnage", Streatham Common. The "Burnage" was occupied by the Cave-Brown-Cave family. Edith was a VAD Red Cross Auxillary Nurse and Cook during WW1. The Copley family lived at 41 Wellfield Road in Streatham.
2. Air Vice Marshal Henry Meyrick Cave-Browne-Cave CB, DSO, DFC (1 February 1887 – 5 August 1965) was an engineering officer in the Royal Naval Air Service during the First World War and senior commander in the Royal Air Force during the 1930s.
He was prominent in the development of seaplanes and, following the armistice, flying boats. In 1927 he led crews in four flying boats, the Far East Flight, from England around Australia and then up to Hong Kong. His career was cut short by a serious flying accident in January 1939 so until 1945 he was appointed Air Liaison Officer to the Regional Commission for Scotland.
Henry Cave-Browne-Cave was the younger son of Thomas (later Sir Thomas) Cave-Browne-Cave CB (1835–1924),Deputy Accountant-General of the War Office, and Blanche Matilda Mary Ann Milton and much younger brother of the mathematicians Beatrice Mabel Cave-Browne-Cave and Frances Cave-Browne-Cave. The elder brother, Wing Commander Thomas Reginald Cave-Brown-Cave (1885-1964), also served with distinction in the Royal Air Force but initially in airships.
Son of a senior administrative official in the Army, born and raised on the north side of Streatham Common at the "Burnage" he was educated at Dulwich College in London became an engineering student in the Royal Navy in 1903 and was promoted to Engineer sub-lieutenant in 1907.
At the Air Ministry in London, Cave-Browne-Cave is credited as being the person who authorised the UKP 10,000 investment in the development of the Supermarine Spitfire in time for it to be the decisive fighter in the Battle of Britain
On 17 January 1939, when flying out of RAF Eastchurch, Cave-Browne-Cave was seriously injured in a flying accident which occurred at Butley in Suffolk. His personal assistant, Flying Officer Geoffrey Beavis was killed and Cave-Browne-Cave's active career came to an end