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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Major-General Lennox Alexander Hawkins Napier, CB, OBE, MC 1928-2020

_. Major-General Lennox Alexander Hawkins Napier, CB, OBE, MC, died 21 July, 2020. He was 92.

He served as Vice Lord Lieutenant of Gwent, & was Inspector of Public Inquiries, 1983-98. MC [1957], OBE [1970], CB [1983].

He was born 28 June, 1928, a scion of the Napier baronets, son of Charles Macnaughton Napier [1896-1967], by his wife the former Dorothy Constance Hall-Dempster [died 1960].

He was a grandson of Lieutenant-Col Sir William Napier, 3rd Baronet [1867-1915], who was killed in action at Gallipoli.

He married 25 July, 1959, Jennifer Dawn Wilson, daughter of Basil Brees Wilson, by whom he had issue, a son, Philip, and two daughters, Joanna and Sally.

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