Colonel the Hon Alastair James Calthrop Campbell, who died 24 August, 2021, aged 69, was a younger son of the late Baron Campbell of Croy, PC [1921-2005], who, as Gordon Campbell, was Conservative MP for Moray and Nairn and Secretary of State for Scotland in Edward Heath's government.
He served in the Queen's Own Highlanders and the Royal Company of Archers.
He was born 6 January, 1952, son of the then Gordon Thomas Calthrop Campbell, and his wife the former Nicola Elizabeth Gina Madan.
He married 18 Sept, 1993, Primrose Felicia Palmer [born 18 February, 1960], daughter of William Henry Tugwell Palmer and his wife the former Horatia Mary Felicia Lamb [born 21 Oct 1933], a granddaughter maternally of the 5th Earl of Longford [1864-1915].
Col. Palmer leaves two sons, Ferdinand and Edward, and three daughters, Leonora, Hermione and Venetia.