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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

John Vivian Auchmuty Musters 1917-2013

_, John Vivian Auchmuty Musters, Commander, RN, who died in Nelson, New Zealand, 10 Feb, 2013, aged 95, was a scion of the landed family of Chaworth-Musters of Annesley Park, near Nottingham. He was born 7 May 1917, the eldest son of John Domville Auchmuty Musters, Capt RN, DSC (b 1982), of Claremorris, Co Mayo, by his 1st wife, the former Olga Gertrude Helena Barnes, He joined the Royal Navy in 1935, served in WWII, was mentioned in despatches. Married 11 Sept, 1943, Ann Rosemary Garbett, dau of Capt Leonard Garbett, CBE, RN, of Stretton Grandison, Ledbury, Herefordshire, by whom he had issue, 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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