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CodeNA8861
Dates1911-1980
Person NameFerguson; Sir; Bernard Edward (1911-1980); 1st Baron Ballantrae of Auchairne and the Bay Islands, brigadier, author
SurnameFerguson
ForenamesBernard Edward
PreTitleSir
Epithet1st Baron Ballantrae of Auchairne and the Bay Islands, brigadier, author
ActivityBrigadier Sir Bernard Edward Fergusson, DSO OBE GCMG GCVO KT (1911-1980), 1st Baron Ballantrae of Auchairne and the Bay Islands, soldier and author, was Governor-General of New Zealand, 1962-1967, Chairman of the British Council, 1972-1976, Chancellor of St Andrews University, 1973-1980 and Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, 1974. He married Laura Margaret Grenfell (d 1979).
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