BARROW, Captain Michael Ernest CVO 2002; DSO 1982; RN; born on 21 May 1932; son of late Captain Guy Runciman Barrow, OBE, RN and late Barbara Barrow (nee Heinekey); married in 1962 to Judith Ann (nee Cooper); two sons and one daughter. Educated at Wellesley House; RNC, Dartmouth. Served in HM Ships: Devonshire, Liverpool (trng. 1950-52); Agincourt, Euryalus, 1952-53; HM Yacht Britannia, 1954-56; Camperdown, 1958-59; Flat Lt to Cdre Hong Kong, 1956-58; commanded: Caunton, 1960; Laleston, 1961-62; Mohawk, 1963-64; Torquay, 1967-69; Diomede, 1973-75; Glamorgan, 1980-83 (served in Falkland Is conflict); RN Staff Course, 1966; Staff Flag Officer, Malta, 1970-71; Comdr RNC, Dartmouth, 1971-73; Dep. Dir, Recruiting, 1975-77; Asst Chief of Staff (Ops) to Comdr, Allied Naval Forces Southern Europe, Naples, 1978-80; ADC to the Queen, 1982-83; retired RN 1983. Clerk to the Worshipful Co. of Haberdashers, 1983-95, Hon. Assistant, 1995 -. Gentleman Usher to Her Majesty, 1984-2002, Extra Gentleman Usher, 2002 -. Trustee: RN Benevolent Soc. for Officers, 1985 -. Falkland Is Memorial Chapel, 1992 -; Union Jack Club, 1996 -. Recreations: sailing, ski-ing, gardening. Clubs: Army and Navy; Royal Navy Sailing; Royal Naval Ski.
Captain of the County Class guided missile destroyer HMS GLAMORGAN that conducted shore bombardments throughout the war until hit by an Exocet missile in the early morning of June 12th, 1982.