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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Lt-Col Sir Seymour Gilbart-Denham, KCVO 1939-2018

_. Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Seymour Gilbart-Denham, KCVO, who died at his home, 19 June, 2018, aged 78, was a former senior member of the Royal Household. He was appointed CVO in 1994, and advanced to KCVO, in 2002.

Gilbart-Denham was commissioned into the Life Guards, and was adjutant of the regiment, 1965-67; Commanded the Household Cavalry Regiment, 1986-87; served the Royal Household as Crown Equerry, 1987-2002; an Extra Equerry to HM Queen Elizabeth II, 2002-18; was a Vice-Pres, Royal Windsor Horse Show; the Royal Parks Equitation Trust; etc.

He was born 10 Oct, 1939, son of Maj Vivian Gilbart-Denham, (killed in action at Narvik, 1940), Irish Guards, by his wife the former Diana Mary Beaumont (1907-83), a granddaughter maternally of Sir James Gibson-Craig, 3rd Baronet.

Married 1976, Patricia Caroline Brooking, by whom he had two daughters, Sophie & Georgie.

A Thanksgiving Service is to take place at The Guards Chapel, 18 September, 2018.

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