_. Major-General David Boyd Alexander-Sinclair of Freswick, died 7 Feb, 2014, aged 86. Old Etonian Alexander-Sinclair was born 2 May, 1927; was commissioned into the Rifle Brigade in 1946. He was GOC 1st Armoured Div from 1975, and Chief of Staff, UK Land Forces in 1978. His last military role was Commandant of the Staff College, Camberley, 1980-82. Married 1958, Ann Ruth Daglish, by whom he had issue, 2 sons and one daughter. Service of Thanksgiving at St Peter's Church, Hammersmith, London, 26 Feb, 2014.