Brigadier Mark Douglas-Withers, CBE, ADC, and others

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Director, Royal Artillery 1996-2000

In 1992, he was Commander, 1st Artillery Brigade, in Germany.

Brigadier Mark Guy DOUGLAS-WITHERS CBE (479213) late Royal Regiment of Artillery retires on retired pay 29 May 2000 and is appointed to Reserve of Officers.  Living in Amesbury, a 'business development manager, he was born in October 1945


He was appointed Commander of the British Empire in the 1990 New Year Honours.


His daughter, Robin V. Douglas-Withers married Charles George Philip Montgomery, son of Major Michael George Rodgers Montgomery and Patricia Jennifer Antrobus. They have two children, Beatrice, born 2011 and Wilfred, born 2013.



Capt. (T./Maj.) Herbert Henry Douglas-Withers. S. Lane. R. awarded the Military Cross, 28 August 1917.   Probably the Maj HH Douglas-Withers, Bt, MC, P.W. Vols. listed as a Staff Captain at 2nd Rhine Brigade (?1924) (The Prince of Wales' Volunteers)  The 1st Battalion Corps of Drums play a set of 16 silver bugles presented to the 1st Battalion The South Lancashire Regiment (PWV) in 1913 by Lieutenant Colonel H H Douglas-Withers.


Captain Douglas-Withers fought in the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915/16 with the Prince of Wales Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) and was awarded the Military Cross for exemplary gallantry. After the campaign he was part of a small British force that was sent stabilise Tblisi, as many White Russians were there, fleeing the Red Army.
Richard Zommer was teaching in Tblisi and sold his paintings locally.
Captain Douglas-Withers purchased a number of his pictures including At Prayer and stored them in Army Map containers for transport home.


James Douglas-Withers is an investment manager, graduating from the University of Warwick in 2002 with a BSc (Hons) in Maths and Philosophy. He subsequently worked for Friends Provident for a year before joining Rathbones in 2003, working for the Unit Trust division.

James joined the private client business of Rathbones in 2007 and is a member of Rathbones’ Stock Selection Committee. He has worked for various different investment teams around the business and has gained a thorough knowledge of the services offered by the company.

James has passed the Investment Management Certificate and is also a CFA


DOUGLAS-WITHERS Sylvia (Dickie) (née Dean) (died) on 18th July 2018, aged 96, peacefully at Salisbury District Hospital after a short illness. Beloved wife of the late John and much-loved mother of Mark and Sally. Adored by her four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Family cremation to be followed by a thanksgiving service at 3pm, on Friday 31st August, at St Mary and St Melor Church, Amesbury, SP4 7EU. No flowers but donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK or the Salisbury District Hospital Stars Appeal, c/o Gerald Burden, Funeral Directors, 37 Church Street, Amesbury, SP4 7EU.


, heretofore called and known by the name of
Herbert Henry Withers, of Walton, near Warrington,
in the countv of Lancashire, a Lieutenant in the
South Lancashire Regiment, hereby give public notice,
that on the twenty-first day of September, one 'thousand
nine hundred and fourteen, I determined to
assume and take and thenceforth 'to use the surname of
Douglas in addition and as a prefix to the surname*
of Withers; and I give notice, that by a deed poll,
dated the twenty-first day of September, one thousand
nine hundred and fourteen, duly executed and attested
and enrolled at .the Central Office of the
Supreme Coiurt, on the 22nd day of September, one
thousand nine hundred and -fourteen, I formally declared
that I should at all times thereafter in all
deeds and writings, and in all dealings and transactions,
and on all occasions whatsoever use the surname
of Douglas in addition and as a prefix to the surname of
Withers, and so as to be at all times thereafter called,
known and described by the name of Herbert Henry
Douglas-Withers exclni&ively.—Dated the 22nd day of
September, 1914.


Major-General John Keppel Ingold Douglas-Withers, CBE, MC, a Forward Observer with 113 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, facing Monte Camino, (1919-1997) CBE 1969


...Survey for Computers by D. B. E. Douglas - Withers ...


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