Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Lt-Col David John Wemyss Anstice 1932-2023

 Lieutenant-Colonel David John Wemyss Anstice, late the 10th Royal Hussars, died 4 March, 2023, aged 90; he was born in 1932, son of Vice-Admiral Sir Edmund Walter Anstice, KCB (1899-1979), and his wife the former Lesley Ritchie; and married firstly, 27 April, 1957, Alice Rosemary Graham Moncrieff (1935-1960), scion of that landed gentry family, of Kinmonth, daughter of Lt-Col Douglas Graham Moncrieff, MC (1893-1983), and his wife the former Henrietta Doreen St John (1900-87), scion of the Viscounts Bolingbroke & St John; married 2ndly, 24 Feb, 1962 (div 1973), Sarah Margaret Ramsay (born 30 Dec, 1937), scion of the Ramsay baronets, of Balmain, daughter of Robert Ottwell Ramsay (1900-1996), of Arbroath, Angus, and his wife the former Constance Aileen German (who died 19 Oct, 2002); and married 3rdly, 27 March, 1976, Jane Mary Gordon MacDougald, daughter of Lieutenant-Col Wilfired Joseph MacDougald, of co Dorset. He is survived by his 3rd wife, and three sons from his second marriage.


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