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Lt. General Sir Norman Arthur

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Lt. General Sir Norman Arthur,  KCB (1985); Lord Lieutenant, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway Region; b. 6.3.31, London (but brought up in Ayrshire, of Scottish parents); m., Theresa Mary Hopkinson; 1 s.; 1 d.; 1 s. (deceased).

Educated: Eton College; Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.

Commissioned Royal Scots Greys, 1951; commanded Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, 1972-74, 7th Armoured Brigade, 1976-77, 3rd Armoured Division, 1980-82; Director, Personal Services (Army), 1983-85; commanded Army in Scotland, and Governor of Edinburgh Castle, 1985-88; retired, 1988; Honorary Colonel, Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, 1984-92; Col. Comdt. Military Provost Staff Corps, 1983-88; Honorary Colonel, 205 (Scottish) General Hospital, Territorial Army, 1988-93; Colonel, The Scottish Yeomanry, 1992-97; mentioned in Despatches, 1974. Officer, Royal Company of Archers; President, Scottish Conservation Projects Trust, 1989-93; Vice President, Riding for the Disabled Association, Edinburgh and the Borders, 1988-94; Chairman: Army Benevolent Fund, Scotland, 1988-2000, Leonard Cheshire Foundation, SW Scotland, 1994-2000; Member, Committee, Automobile Association, 1990-98; humanitarian aid work, Croatia and Bosnia, since 1992; President, Reserve Forces and Cadet Association, Lowlands, since 2000; Member, British Olympic equestrian team (three-day event), 1960.

Recreations: riding; country sports; country life; reading.

Address: (h.) Newbarns, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire  DG5 4PY; T.-01556 630227.

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