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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Sir Claude Arthur Philip Mallet du Cros, 3rd Baronet 1922-2014

_. Sir Claude Philip Arthur Mallet Du Cros, 3rd Baronet, died at Ballaugh, Isle of Man, 24 July, 2014. He was 91.

Sir Claude {Bart, UK, cr 1916} was born 27 Dec, 1922, son of Sir Philip du Cros, 2nd Baronet (1898-1975), by his 1st wife the former (Matilda) Dita Mallet, dau of Sir Claude Coventry Mallet, CMG.

Succeeded to the baronetcy on his father's demise, 1975; married (1) 20 June, 1953 (div 1974), Christina Nancy, former wife of George Tordoff, and daughter of F.R. Bennett, of Spilsbury, Lincolnshire, by whom he had one son, Julian. He married 2ndly, 1974 (div 1982) Margaret Roy, daughter of Roland James Frater, of Gosforth, Northumberland.

The baronetcy is now inherited by his son, Julian Claude Arthur Mallet du Cros, who was born 23 Apr, 1955.

Funeral at Douglas Borough Crematorium, Isle of Man, 1st Aug, 2014.

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