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Sir George Dick-Lauder, 12th Baronet

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Sir George Andrew Dick Lauder, 12th Baronet of the Fountainhall creation (17 November 1917 – 11 August 1981), was a British author and soldier. He succeeded to the baronetcy in 1958 on the death of his father Sir John North Dalrymple Dick-Lauder, 11th Baronet. Education Dick-Lauder was educated at Stowe and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Originally of Fountainhall, his family sold that estate. Career He served in the 1939-45 war in Palestine; East Africa; and the Middle East. He also served, with the 52nd Middle East Commandos, in Sudan and Crete (where taken prisoner). He entered the Black Watch Regiment as a lieutenant in 1937, and was promoted Major in 1945. He served in Cyprus and Berlin, where his two sons were born, and was promoted second-in-command of the Black Watch (1955 - 1956). He was then seconded as second-in command to the 11th battalion King's African Rifles in Nairobi (1957 - 1960). He retired from the British Army in 1960. Marriage a
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