Featured Destination

November 2018: The National Forest

It may be stating the obvious, but the best reason for visiting the National Forest in October is what New Englanders call leaf-peeping. Stuck in ...More
More Uk destinations

Douglas Douglas-Hamilton
- Favourite Briton.

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.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Douglas Douglas-Hamilton?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

3369 views since 18th June 2007

Brit Quote:
Ale, man, ale's the stuff to drink for fellows whom it hurts to think. - A E Housman
More Quotes

On this day:
St Brice's Day Massacre - 1002, Battle of Alnwick - 1093, Battle of Turnham Green - 1642, Battle of Sheriffmuir - 1715, Caister Lifeboat Disaster - 1901, Ark Royal Torpedoed - 1941, Geoffrey Howes resignation speech - 1990
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages