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Tour Scotland Video John Dewar Gravestone Aberdalgie Strathearn Perthshire April 28th
Tour Scotland video shot today of the John Dewar Gravestone in Aberdalgie, Strathearn, Perthshire, Scotland. John Dewar, 2nd Baron Forteviot was born on 17 March 1885. He was the son of John Alexander Dewar, 1st Baron Forteviot and Johann Todd. He married, firstly, Marjory Winton Isobel Heaton-Ellis, daughter of Lt.-Col. Sir Charles Henry Brabazon Heaton-Ellis and Marion Pringle McCarthy, on 27th November 1919. He married, secondly, Muriel Cecil Harriott Heaton-Ellis, daughter of Lt.-Col. Sir Charles Henry Brabazon Heaton-Ellis and Marion Pringle McCarthy, on 20th August 1946.3 He died on 24th October 1947 at age 62. He was educated at Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire, England. He was educated at New College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He fought in the First World War, with the Scottish Horse. He was decorated with the award of Military Cross (M.C.) He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant of Perthshire. He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Perthshire. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baronet Dewar, of Dupplin, on 23rd November 1929. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Forteviot, of Dupplin on 23rd November 1929. He was charman of Distillers Company. He was Brigadier of the Royal Company of Archers. He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the 6th and 7th Battalion, Black Watch.
Baron Forteviot, of Dupplin in the County of Perth, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1917 for the Scottish businessman and Liberal Member of Parliament, Sir John Dewar, 1st Baronet. Barons of Forteviot include John Alexander Dewar, 1st Baron Forteviot, 1856 to 1929, John Dewar, 2nd Baron Forteviot, 1885 to 1947, Henry Evelyn Alexander Dewar, 3rd Baron Forteviot, 1906 to 1993, John James Evelyn Dewar, 4th Baron Forteviot born 1938.
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