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Monday, April 18, 2016

Sir John Leslie, 4th Baronet 1916-2016

_. Sir John Leslie, 4th Baronet (Bt, cr 1876), died 18 April, 2016. He was 99. He was head of the Clan Leslie, seated in County Monaghan, Ireland.

John Norman Ide Leslie was born 6 Dec, 1916, son of Sir Shane Leslie, 3rd Bt, by his wife the former Marjorie Ide (died 1951), dau of Henry Ide, of Vermont, USA.

Succeeded to the baronetcy on his father's death in 1971.

Educated at Downside and Magdalene College, Cambridge. Capt, Irish Guards 1939-45 (Prisoner of War).

Sir John was unmarried. The heir to thre baronetcy is his nephew, Shaun Rudolph Christopher Leslie, who was born in 1947.

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