Friday, November 01, 2019

Frank Thomas Robertson Giles 1919-2019

_. Frank Giles, journalist, former editor of the Sunday Times, died 30 October, 2019. He was 100.

He was born 31 July, 1919, son of Colonel Frank Lucas Netlam Giles, DSO, OBE [1879-1930], by his wife the former Elgiva Mary Ackland-Allen [1890-1970]; married 1946, the Lady Katharine Pamela [Kitty] Sackville [1926-2010], scion of the Earls De La Warr, a daughter of the 9th Earl De La Warr [1900-76], by his first wife the former Diana Helena Leigh [1896-1966], by whom he had a son, Sebastian, and two daughters, Belinda and the late Sarah [former wife of Rodolphe d'Erlanger].

The funeral takes place at St Michael’s and All Angels, Withyham, East Sussex, 15 November 2019.

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