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Douglas Douglas-Hamilton
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Born in Pimlico, London
Born on 3rd of February 1903
Died in Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Died on 30th of March 1973

Born 1903. Died 1973 - Scottish aviator.

Educated at Balliol College, Oxford. Served in the Royal Auxiliary Air Force becoming the youngest Squadron Leader of his day. Played a major role in the formation of Scottish Aviation Ltd. Held a number of senior positions in the RAF during WWII. Acted as intermediary between Rudolf Hess and Winston Churchill.

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