Originally Posted by orlok
There is a Dutch Elm disease as well, which have had in the UK. Not the same as the Ash one though.
2. Is it something to do with their nicknames being derived from an association their full name (middle name?) has with something else? I say this because Richard Melville Hall is the real name of Moby (Melville is the connection, obviously).
Not really, but you have identified one of them. If you get the other two it'll help.