Friday, July 05, 2013

The Baron Campbell of Alloway, QC 1917-2013

_.The Lord Campbell of Alloway QC, life peer, died 30 June, 2013. He was 96. Alan Robertson Campbell was born 24 May, 1917; was legal adviser to his fellow prisoners at Colditz, where his skilful advocacy saved several from execution; QC (1965); a Recorder of the Crown Court 1976-89; cr a life Baron as Baron Campbell of Alloway, of Ayr in the District of Kyle and Carrick (1981), &c. Married 1stly, Diana Watson-Smyth, from whom he was div in 1953; married 2ndly, 1957, Vivien (who d 2010), daughter of Commander A.H. de Kantzow, DSO, RN; married 3rdly, 1 Sept, 2011, Dorothea, dau of the late Colonel Edward Berwick, by his wife the former Lady Elizabeth Harris, dau. of James Edward Harris, 5th Earl of Malmesbury by his wife the former Hon. Dorothy Gough-Calthorpe, d. of the 6th Baron Calthorpe, &c. He is survived by his 3rd wife and a daughter from his 1st marriage, the Hon Sarah Campbell, who was b 1950. -=-

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