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Field Marshal Baron Bramall 1923-2019
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Louis Epstein
2019-11-14 16:54:08 UTC
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He would have turned 96 on December 18th,but died November 12.

His Times of London obit
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/field-marshal-the-lord-bramall-of-bushfield-obituary-kfqwzfk0l
actually led with describing the raid
on his house when there were trumped-up charges of paedophilia
a few years ago (basically a publicity-seeker pretended a number
of famous men molested him as a child and police took it all
seriously with no evidence) but this piece centers on his D-Day
heroics...
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7678623/ROBERT-HARDMAN-reveals-Lord-Bramall-died-scarred-accusations.html
...he was best known for rising to Chief of the Defence Staff.
But until World War II came along he'd planned to study art.

The DM has two other articles:
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7678565/As-Lord-Bramall-dies-aged-95-not-one-detectives-hounded-punished.html
(enormous overlap with the above article)
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7677803/Former-Chief-Defence-Staff-Lord-Bramall-fought-D-Day-dies-aged-95.html
(first news of death)

Telegraph:
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2019/11/12/field-marshal-lord-bramall-outstanding-soldier-decorated-d-day/
Guardian:
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/nov/12/field-marshal-lord-bramall-obituary
(prepared obit by a writer who died in May)
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/nov/12/lord-bramall-former-head-of-british-armed-forces-dies-aged-95

BBC:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-50397069
(news obituary)
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-48663835
(a story from last June about the trial of the accuser relating to
Bramall's interrogation in 2015)
https://www.bbc.com/news/topics/c9eyvp5jz2wt/carl-beech-case
(links to stories about the accuser and scandal)

He died the senior ordinary Knight of the Garter and Knight Grand Cross of the
Bath.

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2019-11-14 17:47:50 UTC
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