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Sir Charles Hector Fitzroy Maclean (1916–1990), Bt, KT, KBE, Lt, JP, as Chief Scout

© Sally Trueman. Photo credit: The Scout Association Heritage Service

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Charles Hector Fitzroy Maclean was born in London on 5th May 1916, and was educated at Canford School in Dorset. With a regular commission in the Scots Guards he served in the Guards Armoured Division and the 6th Guards Tank Brigade, seeing service in France (landing on the beaches of Normandy), Belgium, Holland and Germany. He was retired from the Army in 1947 with the rank of Major. His contact with Scouting dated back to his days as a Cub Scout in 1924, in London.

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