Thursday, August 29, 2013

Lieutenant-Colonel John Drogo Montagu 1916-2013

_.Lieutenant-Col. John Drogo Montagu, of Freshwater, Isle of Wight, who died 18 August, 2013, aged 97, was a scion of the Dukes of Manchester (Duke, GB, cr 1719). He was born in 1916, son of John William Montagu (1877-1954), by his wife the former Violet Irene Shuter (who died 1970), and was educated at Exeter School, and RMC Sandhurst; Lt-Col, 2nd Punjab Regiment, Indian Army, served in the Far East 1939-45 (despatches); married 1952, Dorothy Boreham Chuter (died 1990), dau of C.E. Chuter, of Brisbane, Australia, by whom he had issue, Sally, Michael, Nigel, Richard and Felicity. The funeral takes place at All Saints' Church, Freshwater, 2 September, 2013. -=-

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