Major Charles Henry Liddell MC, JP


Life Events

1944Married Pamela Mary Gibbs
1944Birth of daughter Mary Susan Liddell
1947Birth of son James Edward Cory Liddell
1950Birth of daughter Alice Margaret Liddell

Biography and Notes

The Rifle Brigade. Eldest son of Lt. Col. Geoffrey William Liddell, DSO of Fullerton Grange, Andover (see Ravensworth, B.). Educated at Eton College and Royal Military College, Sandhurst.

Joined his father's Regiment, The Rifle Brigade. Attended the Staff College, Camberley. Served in India, Palestine, Western Desert (Military Cross), France, Germany, Kenya and Malaya. Commanded 8th Battalion. Justice of the Peace for Hampshire County. High Sherriff of Hampshire 1975. Churchwarden Wherwell Parish.

Farmer, arable and dairy. Breeds and breaks horses; trains shooting labradors; hunts mainly with The Portman; shoots, fishes. Knowledgeable on wild birds, animals and wild flowers.