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(1926-1991), Brigadier

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Peter Trevenen Thwaites, by Hay Wrightson Ltd - NPG x181526

Peter Trevenen Thwaites

by Hay Wrightson Ltd
bromide print, circa 1970
NPG x181526

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16 May 2020, 18:15

The picture was taken when he was a Lt-Colonel (1967) but before promotion to full Colonel (1971). He is shown wearing his medals when commanding the Muscat Regiment in 1967-69. Decorations include War Medal, General Service Medals for Malaya, South (sic) Arabia, Coronation Medal and Sultan's Bravery Medal. From memory, it was taken in 1970.

Jacqueline (Thwaites) Duncan

01 November 2019, 16:54

Peter Thwaites was the younger son and youngest child of Norman Thwaites MC, officer in an Irish cavalry Regiment and specialist in military intelligence in WW1, and of Ellen Wgitridge, Mathew Arnold's grand daughter. He joined the Grenadier Guards, was sent to the Castle Guard Company at Windsor, served in Germany, Egypt, London, He then commanded the Muscat Regiment in Oman, returned to the regiment to serve in Singapore and later returned to Muscat as Chairman of the Sultan's Joint Staff. Working with Charles Ross, he wrote a number of plays, two of them played in the West End
A keen polo player, he was chairman of the Guards Polo Club and for the last ten years of his life he was chairman of the Hurlingham Polo Association, the global association for the control of the game and its rules.

Amanda Inchbald

23 August 2019, 16:19

Peter Thwaites married Jacqueline Inchbald (nee Bromley).

Is it possible to see a copy of the bromide of Peter Thwaites, mentioned above?

Edward Hands

24 March 2018, 20:52

Brigadier Peter Trevenen Thwaites died in 1991, and was married to Jacqueline Ann Duncan/Whitaker/Inchbald. Have just started a Wikipedia page about her, mostly based on Who's Who.

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