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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Colonel George Patrick Maule Ramsay 1922-2016

_. Colonel George Patrick Maule Ramsay, the Scots Guards, of Elham, Canterbury, Kent, scion of the Earls of Dalhousie, died 11 April, 2016. He was 93.

He was born 15 Nov, 1922, son of Capt Archibald Henry Maule Ramsay (1894-1955), by his wife the Hon Ismay Lucretia Mary, dau of the 14th Viscount Gormanston, and widow of Lord Ninian Crichton-Stuart. Educated at Eton, and RMA Sandhurst.

Career: served in the Scots Guards: Italy (wounded), Malaya, Egypt, Kenya, Germany; Colonel Commanding the Scots Guards, 1964-67; director of Hill Samuel 1968-79; director Kornferry International 1979-82; director Goddard Kay Rogers 1982-87; Member of the Royal Company of Archers Queens Body Guard for Scotland, &c.

Married 1stly 1947 (div 1977) Patricia Mary Morrin; married 2ndly, 1980, Mrs Bridget Kelly, dau of Ronald Thomas Dyson Hornby, and leaves issue from his 1st marriage.

Funeral at Holy Trinity, Chipping Norton, Thursday 28 April, 2016.

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