Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Death of Major General Kenneth Perkins, CB

_.Major General Kenneth Perkins, CB (1977), MBE (1955), DFC (1953),
died 23 Oct, 2009. He was Commander of the Sultan's Armed Forces, Oman
1975-77; b 15 Aug 1926, son of George Samuel Perkins by his wife
Arabella Sarah Wise; married (i) 1949 (div 1984) Anne Theresa Barry,
by whom he had 3 daughters, Mo, Jane and Nicola; married (ii) 1985,
the Hon Celia Sandys, dau of the Rt Hon Baron Duncan-Sandys, CH, PC,
life peer, by his wife the former Diana Spencer-Churchill scion of the
Dukes of Marlborough, dau of the Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-
Churchill, KG, OM, CH, FRS, &c. By his 2nd wfe he had further issue,
Alexander Winston Duncan b 1986, and Sophie Rachel, b 1988. Private
family funeral. Thanksgiving Service to be announced.


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