Reginald Arthur Charles Gordon-Lennox

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Captain Reginald Arthur Charles Gordon-Lennox
Life dates
13 May 1910 - 29 Aug 1965

Reginald Arthur Gordon-Lennox was born in Kensington.  He was the son of Brigadier-General Lord Esme Charles Gordon-Lennox and Hon. Hermione Frances Caroline Fellowes.

He married Pamela Cicely-Leyland, daughter of Captain Christopher Digby Leyland and Sylvia Evelyn Cotterell, on 17 February 1942.

He moved to Rhodesia and lived at Rakodzi, Marandellas (now Marondera)

He died of respiratory issues on the 30 August 1965 in St Anne's Hospital, Avondale, Salisbury, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) age 55, where he was a farmer.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Unknown Location Intelligence Officer 22 Jul 1941 1942
Aberdeenshire Intelligence Officer 22 Jul 1941 1942

Winchester College

The Scots Guards
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Commissioned or Enlisted
25 May 1940

1940 Commissioned Scots Guards,
1941 Auxiliary Units Intelligence Officer,
1942-44 Royal Armoured Corps Officer Cadet Training Unit,
1945 2nd Battalion Scots Guard North West Europe

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Described by a cadet at Blackdown Officer Cadet Training Unit as “highly strung, sardonic, poisonously witty, and cynical about everything apart from classical music. He was in due course heir to the Dukedom of Richmond, a prospect he considered as ridiculous as the world he lived in”

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