The Corps of Royal Engineers


355790 Aged 89 Will be sadly missed by his wife Margaret, family and friends. Former Member of Edinburgh Branch.


Added by: Lt Col Neil Jordan on 1 May 2010.




Tom Sneyd writes [14th December 2010]:

Douglas was passionately committed to promoting friendships throughout NATO to enhance the lives of individuals thus contributing to the setting up of a new international society to replace the rifts of the first half of the 20th Century. He did so with huge stamina, mainly by arranging multi-weapon shooting and Military Skills competitions for Reserve Forces. Teams from USA, Canada and all over Europe including Switzerland came year after year to Edinburgh for more than 20 years. The prize giving ... [read more from Tom Sneyd]



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