Alan Urwick
John Robertson

Alan Urwick

Alan Bedford Urwick
born 2.5.1930 London
son of Joan Saunders (nee Bedford) and Lt Colonel Lyndall Fownes Urwick
educated Dragon School,Oxford
educated Rugby School
graduated New College,Oxford
National Service
SIS (MI6) late 1940s-early 1950s
Vienna,Moscow and Baghdad
Diplomatic Service 1952-89
Western Europe,Middle East,Moscow and Washington,D.C.
British Ambassador to Jordan 1979-84
British Ambassador to Egypt 1985-87
British High Commissioner to Canada 1987-89
Serjeant-at-Arms,House of Commons 1989-95 (retired)
fluent in French,German,Russian,Spanish,Italian and Arabic
awards C.M.G. 1978 K.C.V.O. 1984
married Marta Montagne 1960 (3 sons Christopher,Richard and Michael)
died 8.12.2016
funeral at Slaugham,West Sussex
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