Lt-Gen Sir David George House, GCB, KCVO, CBE, MC, died 14 July, 2012. Sir David served as Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, House of Lords 1978-85; was Serjeant-at-Arms, House of Lords, and Secretary to the Lord Great Chamberlain, 1978-85. During his long military career he was GOC, Northern Ireland, 1975-77, and Colonel Commandant of The Light Division.
He was b 8 Aug 1922, son of A.G. House, and married in 1947, Sheila Betty Darwin, by whom he had issue, 2 daughters, Jennifer & Elizabeth.
The funeral takes place at St Andrew's Church, Aldborough, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, 26 July, 2012.