Thursday, December 19, 2013

+ Lady Acland, widow of Maj-Gen Sir John Acland

_. Lady Acland, who died 15 December, 2013, aged 85, was the widow of Major-General Sir John Hugh Bevil Acland, KCB, CBE (1928-2006), late the Scots Guards, of Honiton, Devon, scion of the Acland Baronets. She was the former Myrtle Crawford, daughter of Brigadier Alastair Crawford, of Auchentroig, Stirlingshire, and married in 1953. Her husband was GOC SW District and commanded the Commonweath Force in Rhodesia, 1979-80, &c. Lady Acland leaves a son, Peter, and a daughter, Victoria. Service at St Michael and All Angels, Gittisham, Devon, Saturday 28 Dec. -=-

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