Friday, February 24, 2006

Hon Edward Charles Douglas Home

The Hon Edward Charles Douglas Home, who died 17 February, 2006 aged 85, was a younger son of the 13th Earl of Home, KT (1873-1951), by his wife the former Lady Lilian Lambton (d. 1966) daughter of the 4th Earl of Durham; and was a brother of the Prime Minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home (aka the 14th Earl of Home, afterwards the life peer Baron Home of the Hirstel, KT). He was born in 1920; educated at Eton; 2nd Lieutenant Royal Artillery, served in WW2 (prisoner of war); married 1946, Nancy Rose, daughter of Sir Thomas Dalrymple Straker-Smith; by whom he had issue, Simon, Andrew and Mark. The funeral service took place at St Gregory's, Kirknewton, near Wooler on Friday 24 February, 2006.

Source: The Times

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