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Alvingham locked

2nd Baron cr 1929, of Woodfold (Maj.-Gen. Robert Guy Eardley Yerburgh)

CBE 1978 (OBE 1972); DL

Born 16 Dec. 1926; s of 1st Baron and Dorothea Gertrude (d 1927), d of late J. Eardley Yerburgh; m 1952, Beryl Elliott, d of late W. D. Williams; one s one d


S father, 1955




Commissioned 1946, Coldstream Guards; served UK, Palestine, Tripolitania, BAOR, Farelf, British Guiana; Head of Staff, CDS, 1972–75; Dep. Dir, Army Staff Duties, 1975–78; Dir of Army Quartering, 1978–81, retired. Patron, Royal British Legion, Oxfordshire, 1994–2009; Co-Patron (with Lady Alvingham), Henley and District Agricultural Assoc., 2008–14. DL Oxfordshire, 1996


s Captain Hon. Robert Richard Guy Yerburgh, 17th/21st Lancers, retired [b 10 Dec. 1956; m 1st, 1981, Vanessa, yr d of Captain Duncan Kirk (marr. diss. 1993); two s; 2nd, 1994, Karen, er d of Antony Baldwin; one s one d]