Talk:John William Balfour Paul

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Who Was Who[edit]

  • PAUL, Lieut-Col John William Balfour, DSO 1919; Marchmont Herald since 1939;
b 1873; s of late Sir James Balfour Paul, KCVO; m 1908, Muriel Cassells Monteith, MBE 1939; three s. Educ: Sedbergh. Work: Was tea-planting in Ceylon; Lieut-Colonel Ceylon Mounted Rifles (Res.); member of Queen's Bodyguard for Scotland (Royal Company of Archers); served in S. African War lost arm (Queen's medal 6 clasps); European War (DSO); Falkland Pursuivant, 1927-39; OStJ; Colonial Aux. Service Decoration; Jubilee and Coronation Medals, 1937, and; 1953 Defence Medal. VL Midlothian, 1951; County Commissioner, Boy Scouts, Midlothian, since 1930. Order of Polonia Restituta. Address: 14 Belgrave Crescent, Edinburgh, 4. Club: New (Edinburgh). Died 3 April 1957.- Kittybrewster 14:44, 16 April 2008 (UTC)