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Loudon, Maj. Gen. (William) Euan (Buchanan) free

CBE 2004 (OBE 1991)

Born 12 March 1956; s of David Christie Buchanan Loudon and Doreen Mary Loudon; m 1981, Penelope Jane Head

Chief Executive, St Andrews Links Trust, since 2011


Uddingston Grammar Sch.; Royal Military Acad., Sandhurst


Commnd Royal Highland Fusiliers, 1975; Adjt 1st Bn, 1980–83; Exchange Officer, CTC RM, 1983–85; Army Staff Coll., 1988; Bde Maj. 7th Armoured Bde, 1989–91; UN Monitoring Orgn, Zagreb, 1995; CO 1RHF, 1995–97; Mil. Sec. (A), 1997–99; HCSC, 1999; Comdr 39th Inf. Bde, 1999–2001; COS and Comdr Force Troops HQ NI, 2001–03; GOC 2nd Div., and Gov., Edinburgh Castle, 2004–07; Chief Exec., Edinburgh Military Tattoo, later Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, 2007–11. Chairman: St Andrews Links Ltd, 2012–; Tom Morris Ltd, 2016–. FCMI 2003. QCVS 2002


field sports, fishing, golf, music, farming


Caledonian; New (Edinburgh)