Antony Guy Acland

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Major Sir Antony Guy Acland, 5th Baronet (17 August 1916 – 14 December 1983), was the eldest son of Sir Hubert Acland, 4th Baronet and Lalage Mary Kathleen Acland.

Succession[edit]

He succeeded his father as 5th Baronet Acland, of St. Mary Magdalen, Oxford on the latter's death on 6 May 1976. On his death in 1983 he was succeeded in the baronetcy by his son.

Education[edit]

He attended Winchester College.

Career[edit]

He fought in the Second World War, eventually rising to the rank of Major in the Royal Artillery.

Family[edit]

He married firstly, Avriel Ann Wingfield-Stratford, daughter of Captain Mervyn Edward John Wingfield-Stratford and Doris Amie Sheldon, on 13 September 1939, and had issue:

  • Gail Alison Jane Acland (b. 1942)

His first wife died in 1943.

He married secondly, Margaret Joan Rooke (d.2010), daughter of Major Nelson Rooke and Marjorie Renton, on 15 July 1944, and had issue:

References[edit]

  • thePeerage.com
  • ‘ACLAND, Sir Antony Guy’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2007; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Hubert Acland
Baronet Acland
(of St. Mary Magdalen, Oxford)
1976–1983
Succeeded by
Guy Acland