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Thursday, March 09, 2006

Sophie Portal, MBE

Sophie Portal, MBE (Mil 1947), sometime Junior Commandant, ATS, scion of the Portal Baronets, died at Maidstone, 6 March, 2006, at the age of 95. She was born in 1910, a daughter of Brigadier-General Sir Bertram Percy Portal, KCB, DSO (1866-1949), by his wife the former Hon. Margaret Louisa Littleton, daughter of the 3rd Baron Hatherton. She never married.

A Thanksgiving Service takes place at St Mary's, Overton, Hampshire, 6 Apr, 2006.

Source: The Times 8 March, 2006

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