Oliver St John

Name: Oliver St John  R0106 
Died:4 Apr 1976  
Occupation:Army. Foreign Office   
Spouse 1Ethel Mary Adeline Alice GREENWAY
Married 18 Jan 1966
Itchen Abbas, Hampshire, England
Lt-Col O C B St John Lieutenant-Colonel Oliver Charles Beauchamp St John, CMG, was educated at Charterhouse and Sandhurst and served with the XXth Lancers, Indian Army from 1928 to 1932. His subsequent career was in the Indian Political Service where he was Prime Minister of Alwar State in 1936, Secretay to the Governor, North West Frontier Province, from 1942 to 1946 and Deputy Commissioner, Hazara in 1947-8.

He joined the Foreign Office in 1948 and remained there until his retirement in 1968. He was made a CMG in 1963.

He was twice married, first to Elizabeth Mary Lambton who died in 1957 and, second, in 1966, to Mrs Mary Maxwell-Gumbleton. He had a son and three daughters by his first marriage.

He died on April 4 at the age of 68.

Source: The Times obituary 

26 Nov 1965 Oliver St John referenced in Engagement of Mrs J G Maxwell-Gumbleton and Oliver St John View details
20 Jan 1966 Oliver St John referenced in Marriage notice of Mrs M Maxwell-Gumbleton Itchen Abbas View details
6 Apr 1976 Obituary of Oliver Charles Beauchamp St John View details

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