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Friday, June 22, 2012

Maj Hugo Charles Baring, MBE, MC (1919-2012)

_Maj Hugo Charles Baring, MBE, MC, who died 18 June, 2012, aged 93, was a scion of the Barons Northbrook (cr Baron UK, 1866, Baronet, GB 1793), and was born in 1919, a son of Maj Thomas Esme Baring, OBE (1882-1957) by his wife the former Deirdre Mary Hughes Martin (who died 1973); educated at Eton and Magdalene College, Cambridge; Maj, The Rifle Brigade, served in WW2 in the Middle East and Italy (despatches, MC, MBE); married 1946, Elisabeth Price Wylie (who d 1977) dau of Maj John Price Wylie, DSO, by whom he had issue.

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