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Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Maj Hugh Dawnay (1932-2012)
Maj Hugh Dawnay, who died 28 May, 2012, aged 79, was a scion of the Viscounts Downe and a grandson maternally of the 6th Marquess of Waterford. He was born 17 Dec, 1932, son of Maj-Gen Sir David Dawnay, KCVO, CB, DSO (1903-71), by his wife the former Lady Katharine Nora de la Poer Beresford (d 1991), daughter of the 6th Marquess of Waterford; married 1971, Maria Ines Cermesoni, by whom he had issue, 2 sons, David (b 1972) and Sebastian (b 1975).