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Sir John North Dalrymple Dick-Lauder of Fountainhall, 11th Baronet, born 22 July 1883 at Sultanpur Lodhi, and baptised at Christ Church, Mussoorie, India. He died 19 September 1958 at White House, Nigg, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, only child of Sir George William Dalrymple Dick Lauder, 10th Baronet (d.1936) by his spouse Jane Emily Clifford (d.1921), daughter of W P Woodward, of the Indian Civil Service.

He was educated at Malvern College and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, passing out in 1903, and served with the 16th Cavalry (later 6th Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers), Indian Army, during the First World War (being mentioned in despatches), and on the North West Frontier in 1930 (despatches), reaching the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. He commanded the 1st Battalion Ross-shire Home Guard during World War II. He was made Honorary Colonel of the 412th Coast Regiment Royal Artillery (Territorial Army) 1948-51.

On the 24 February 1914 he married Phyllis Mary (d. 5 April 1976) daughter of Brigadier-General Herbert Augustus Iggulden, C.I.E. They had two sons and one daughter. The second son, Sir George Dick-Lauder, 12th Baronet succeeded him.

References

  • Debrett's Baronetage, London, 1971.
  • Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th edition.
Baronetage of Nova Scotia
Preceded by
Sir George Dick-Lauder, 10th Baronet
Baronet
(of Fountainhall)
1936–1958
Succeeded by
Sir George Dick-Lauder, 12th Baronet







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