He served with the 15th London Regiment and the Royal Air Force in France and Macedonia. He was appointed a Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in 1914, serving as Dean from 1919-1927 and a Tutor from 1927-1935. He was President of the College from 1937-1944.
He served as Conservative Member of Parliament for Cambridge University from 1935-1950 and, on the abolition of University constituencies, for the Carlton Division of Nottinghamshire from 1950-1966. He served in government as Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Education from 1951 until October 1954.
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Sir John James Withers and
Godfrey Harold Alfred Wilson
Parliament for Cambridge
With: Sir John James Withers, to 1940
Dr Archibald Hill, 1940â€“1945;
Wilson Harris, 1945â€“1950
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Parliament for Carlton
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of Orford, Suffolk