John Aubrey-Fletcher

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Lieutenant-Colonel Sir John Henry Lancelot Aubrey-Fletcher, 7th Baronet (22 August 1912 – 19 June 1992[1]) was a British baronet, who played first class cricket for Oxford and was a British Army soldier.

Born in Kensington, Aubrey-Fletcher was the eldest son of Sir Henry Lancelot Aubrey-Fletcher, 6th Baronet and his wife Mary Augusta Chilton.[2]

He was educated at Eton College and at New College, Oxford.[2] While at Oxford in 1933 he played cricket for the university team.[1] In 1937 he was accepted at Inner Temple entitled to practice as Barrister-at-Law.[2] He played Minor counties cricket between 1931 and 1948 for Buckinghamshire.[3]

In 1939 he married Diana Mary Fynvola Egerton[2] and they had two children:

During the Second World War he fought in the Grenadier Guards, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel.[2]

From 1961 to 1962 he held the office of High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire. He died in 1992 at Oxford.


Honorary titles
Preceded by
John Darling Young
High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire
1961 – 1962
Succeeded by
Gerald Aubrey Mobbs
Baronetage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Henry Aubrey-Fletcher
(of Clea)
1969 – 1992
Succeeded by
Henry Aubrey-Fletcher