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Alastair Robert Innes-Ker

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Topic: Alastair Robert Innes-Ker
Posted By: NickForder
Subject: Alastair Robert Innes-Ker
Date Posted: 05 Nov 2012 at 17:30
Does anyone know where his papers are ?
Lord (Alastair) Robert Innes-Ker
Born 2.11.1889, son of 7th Duke of Roxburge (of Floors Castle, Kelso) & Lady Anne Emily (Nee Spencer-Churchill), daughter of the Duke of Marlborough.
Educated Eton 1895-1898 & Sandhurst
Commissioned as 2Lt 1st Dragoons 21.2.1900
Promoted Lt 1.1.1901
Awarded Queen's South Africa Medal (5 bars) and Kings South Africa Medal
1907 Married Anne, daughter of late WL Breese
Son Alastair born 4.10.1908
Transferred to Royal Horse Guards as Captain 10.5.1909
Son David Charles born 7.1.1910
Daughter Eloise Jena born 5.9.1915
Captain RFC attached 24.5.1916-=31.3.1918
T Major RFC 21.12.1916=18.8.1917
TLt Colonel & Commandant School of Military Aeronautics 19.8.1917=31.3.1918
1.4.1918 Air Minitsry
Mentioned in Dispatches x 2
DSO gazetted 1.12.1914, for action with RHG, 26.10.1914
Died 1.3.1936
 
I'm interested, particularly, in his work withe the British Aviation Supply Department, in Paris.



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