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Monday, May 29, 2006

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir John Mansel Miller, GCVO (1919-2006)

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir John Mansel Miller,GCVO, DSO, MC, Crown Equerry, 1961-87, an Extra Equerry to the Queen since 1987, died 17 May, 2006, aged 87; he was b. 4 February, 1919, the third son of Brigadier-General Alfred Douglas Miller, CBE (1919), DSO (1902) (b. 1 Mar 1864; d. 5 Dec, 1933), of Shotover House, Wheatley, Oxfordshire, by his wife Ella Geraldine Fletcher (d. 1935), scion of the Fletchers of Saltoun, daughter of John Fletcher of Saltoun Hall, and descended from the Earls of Wemyss & March. DSO (1944), MC (1944), CVO (1966), KCVO (1974), GCVO (1987). He never married.

Source: Daily Telegraph 20 May 2006

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