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McCallum, Brig. Franklocked

CIE 1947; OBE 1936; MC 1923

Born 11 March 1900; s of late Lt-Col D. McCallum, RASC, Edinburgh; m 1932, Sybilla Mary de Symons (OBE 1977; County Councillor for Kesteven, Lincs, 1964–74), d of late Gen. Sir George Barrow, GCB, KCMG; one s (and one s decd); died 14 July 1983

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Education

George Watson’s Coll.; RMC

Career

Commissioned 1918; Brig. 1943. ADC to GOC-in-C Eastern Comd, India, 1928–29; Staff Coll., Quetta, 1934–35; Bde Major, Razmak, 1936–39; GSO2 Meerut Dist, 1940–41; served in Iraq, Persia, Western Desert, and Syria, 1941–46; GSO1, 8 Indian Div., 1941–43; Bde Comd, 1943–46; BGS Northern Comd, India, 1946–47; Dir Staff Duties, Army HQ, Pakistan, 1947. Served 3rd Afghan War, 1919; NWF, 1920–21 and 1923 (MC); NWF, 1936 (OBE) and 1937–39; despatches 7 times, 1936–46; retd 30 May 1948. Asst Regional Food Officer, North Midland Region, 1948–51; Regional Sec. Country Landowners Assoc. for Lincs, Notts, and Derbys, 1951–65; CC Kesteven, Lincolnshire, 1952–74, Alderman, 1964–74. DL Lincolnshire, 1965. Syrian Order of Merit, 1st Class, 1945–46

Address

Westborough Grange, near Newark, Notts NG23 5HH

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