Robert Kilpatrick, Baron Kilpatrick of Kincraig
Appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1979, he was knighted in 1986. Announced in the 1996 New Year Honours, he was created life peer as Baron Kilpatrick of Kincraig, of Dysart in the district of Kirkcaldy on 16 February 1996.
A member of the House of Lords since 1996, he sat as a crossbencher. Having suffered from tuberculosis when he was younger and been one of the first patients to be treated with the antibiotic streptomycin, Kilpatrick was a patron of the charity TB Alert. He died in 2015 at the age of 89.
He is buried in Dean Cemetery immediately to the south-west of the main entrance.
Honours and affiliations
- Hon DUniv Edinburgh, 1987
- Hon LLD Univ of Dundee, 1992
- Hon DSc Univ of Hull, 1994
- Hon DSc Univ of Leicester, 1994
- Hon LLD Univ of Sheffield, 1995
- Hon FRCPath, 1994
- Hon FRCS, 1995
- Hon FRCP (Dublin), 1995
- Hon FRCSEd, 1996
- FRCPE, 1963
- FRCP, 1975
- FRCP (Glasgow), 1991
- FRSE, 1998
- "No. 47888". The London Gazette (Supplement). 26 June 1979. p. 52.
- "No. 50444". The London Gazette. 28 February 1986. p. 2927.
- "No. 54255". The London Gazette (Supplement). 29 December 1995. p. 1.
- "No. 54323". The London Gazette. 21 February 1996. p. 2621.
- Baron Kilpatrick of Kincraig profile at Debretts.com
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