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Deputy Lieutenants of Fife - Sir John Gilmour, 2nd Baronet, Harry Ewing, Baron Ewing of Kirkford, Robert Lindsay, 29th Earl of Crawford (Paperback) Loot Price: R261 Discovery Miles 2 610
Deputy Lieutenants of Fife - Sir John Gilmour, 2nd Baronet, Harry Ewing, Baron Ewing of Kirkford, Robert Lindsay, 29th Earl of...
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Deputy Lieutenants of Fife - Sir John Gilmour, 2nd Baronet, Harry Ewing, Baron Ewing of Kirkford, Robert Lindsay, 29th Earl of Crawford (Paperback)

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Chapters: Sir John Gilmour, 2nd Baronet, Harry Ewing, Baron Ewing of Kirkford, Robert Lindsay, 29th Earl of Crawford, John Murray Prain, Brian Harold Thomson, Ralph Anstruther, John Anstruther-Thomson of Charleton and Carntyne, Sir John Gilmour, 4th Baronet, James Lindesay-Bethune, 16th Earl of Lindsay. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 39. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Lieutenant-Colonel Sir John Gilmour, 2nd Baronet GCVO DSO PC TD JP DL (27 May 187630 March 1940), was a Scottish Unionist politician. He notably served as Home Secretary from 1932 to 1935. Gilmour was the son of Sir John Gilmour, 1st Baronet, chairman of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist party, who was created a baronet in 1897. His mother was Henrietta, daughter of David Gilmour. He was educated at Trinity College, Glenalmond, University of Edinburgh and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He served in South Africa in 19001901 with the 20th (Fife and Forfar) Company of Imperial Yeomanry and was awarded the Queen's medal with 4 clasps and was twice mentioned in despatches. His letters from the Boer War were published in 1996 under the tile "Clearly My Duty" by his son, Sir John Gilmour, 3rd Baronet. He again served in World War I with the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, where he was again mentioned in despatches and awarded the DSO with bar. His service after the war saw him rise to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel when he commanded the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry. On 8 May 1931 he was made the Honorary Colonel of the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry. He unsuccessfully contested East Fife in 1906 and was elected as Member of Parliament for East Renfrewshire from 1910-1918 and for Glasgow Pollok from 1918 until 1940. He was a Junior Lord of the Treasury in 1921-1922, Scottish Unionist Whip from 1919-1922 and in 1924. He was appointed as S...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=118849

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
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Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-99369-9
Barcode: 9781156993699
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LSN: 1-156-99369-5

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