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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The Baroness Inge 1935-2020

_. The Baroness Inge, who died 18 May, 2020, aged 84, was the wife of Field Marshal The Baron Inge, KG, GCB, PC, DL [born 5 Aug, 1935], former Chief of the General Staff and Constable of the Tower of London.

She was born at Leyburn in North Yorkshire, in 1935, as Letitia Marion Beryl Thornton-Berry, scion of that landed gentry family, daughter of Trevor Thornton-Berry, by his wife the former Sylvia Mary Talbot Whitehead, and married 26 Nov, 1960, the then Peter Anthony Inge, son of Raymond Albert Inge, by his wife the former Grace Maud Caroline du Rose.

Her husband was Chief of the General Staff 1992-94, created a life peer as Baron Inge, of Richmond in the County of North Yorkshire, 1997, and was appointed a Knight Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter in 2001.

Lady Inge is survived by her husband and leaves two daughters, Antonia and Verity.

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