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Acland, Lt-Col Sir (Christopher) Guy (Dyke) locked

6th Bt cr 1890; LVO 1999 (MVO 1990)

Born 24 March 1946; s of Major Sir Antony Guy Acland, 5th Bt, and Margaret Joan, e d of late Major Nelson Rooke; m 1971, Christine Mary Carden, y d of late Dr John Waring, Totland Bay, Isle of Wight; two s

an Extra Equerry to the Queen, since 1999; Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Isle of Wight, since 2006

Succession

S father, 1983

Education

Allhallows School; RMA Sandhurst

Career

Commissioned RA, 1966; served BAOR (26 Field Regt), 1967–70; UK and Hong Kong (3 RHA), 1970–73; BAOR and UK (22 AD Regt), 1974–77; Staff Coll., Camberley, 1978 (psc); served on Staff of HQ Eastern District, 1979–80; commanded Q (Sanna’s Post) Bty in BAOR (5 Regt), 1981–83; SO2, Army Staff Duties Directorate, MoD, 1983–85; 2 i/c 1 RHA BAOR, 1986–88; Equerry to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, 1988–90; SO1, Management Services Orgn 3, MoD, 1990–92; CO, Southampton Univ. OTC, 1992–94; retired 1994. Dep. Master of the Household and Equerry to the Queen, 1994–99. Administrator, HSA Charitable Trust, 2000–06. DL Isle of Wight, 2002

Recreations

sailing, gardening

Heir

s Alexander John Dyke Acland [b 29 May 1973; m 2007, Susannah Katharine Janet, d of Charles James Bell; two d]

Clubs

Royal Solent Yacht, Royal Artillery Yacht