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Friday, May 24, 2013

Lt-Cdr Cedric Wake-Walker, RN 1923-2013

_.Lieutenant-Commander Cedric Collingwood Wake-Walker, RN, of Terwick, West Sussex, who died 22 May, 2013, aged 89, was a scion of the Walker Baronets of Oakley House (Bt, UK, cr 1856). He was born 23 Aug, 1923, a son of Admiral Sir (William) Frederic Wake-Walker, KCB, CBE (1888-1945) by his wife the former Muriel Elsie Hughes (d 1963), dau of Sir Collingwood Hughes, 10th Baronet (cr 1773); he married in 1949, Iona Maclean, dau of Capt John Cassilis Maclean, RN, by whom he had issue, a son and 2 daughters. Career:-->served in WWII, and in the Korean War, 1950-51 (despatches); Assistaqnt Gen Sec to the Comite International Radio Maritime, &c. His elder brother, Christopher, married in 1944, Lady Anne Spencer, daughter of the 7th Earl Spencer, and an aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, &c. The funeral is at St Peter's Church, Terwick, 5 June. -=-

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