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Friday, October 03, 2014

Sir Nevil John Wilfrid Macready, CBE, 3rd Baronet 1921-2014

_. Sir Nevil John Wilfrid Macready, CBE, Bart, who died 27 September, 2014, aged 93, was the 3rd baronet, of Cheltenham, co Gloucester (Bt, UK, cr 1923).

He was born 7 Sept, 1921, son of Lieut-Gen Sir Gordon Nevil Macready, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO, MC, 2nd Baronet (1891-1956), by his wife Elisabeth (d 7 Dec, 1969), daughter of Maurice, 8th Duc de Noailles, of Paris, by his wife Yolande.

Succeeded to the baronetcy on his father's demise, 17 Oct, 1956; married 1949, Mary, daughter of Sir John Donald Balfour Fergusson, GCB, by whom he had issue, a son and three daughters. 

The son, Charles Nevil Macready (born 19 May, 1955), succeeds to the baronetcy.

Funeral at Holy Trinity Church, Crookham, Hampshire, Friday 10 Oct.

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