Thursday, February 18, 2021

Lieutenant-Commander Bernard Peter Fane de Salis, RN 1936-2021

 _.Bernard Peter Fane de Salis died 14 February, 2021. He was 84.

He was born 15 December, 1936, son of Lieutenant-Colonel Count Peter Francis Fane de Salis [1902-82], and his wife the former Winifred Alice d'Anyers Willis [1910-77].

Bernard's mother, Winifred, was a granddaughter, maternally, Clotworthy Skeffington, the 11th Viscount Massereene [1842-1905], and she and her issue are in remainder to the Viscountcy of Massereene and the Barony of Loughneagh. The Counts de Salis descend from the Fane Earls of Westmorland.

Bernard Fane de Salis married 5 Aug, 1967, Monica Juanita Bower [born 27 Dec, 1944], daughter of Commander Robert Tatton Bower, RN [1894-1975], and his wife the Hon Henrietta May Caribbea Strickland [1903-1975], daughter of the 1st [and last] Baron Strickland [1861-1940].

He leaves a widow and two sons, Piers [born 1969], and Hugo [born 1971].


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