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Robert (David) Scott, BA (died 8 May 2020)


Obituary submitted by David’s wife, Anna


The Late Major R D Scott. RAEC


David Scott started Queen's University Belfast in 1958 and graduated in 1962.


While at Queen’s he was a member of the Harriers Club and the Officer Training Corps (OTC).


David joined the Royal Army Educational Corps in 1963 and served in Bahrain, Scotland, England, Germany, Cyprus and Northern Ireland.


He was a member of the Army Mountaineering Association and led an expedition to Monte Bianco in 1979.


After retiring from the Army in 1992 he worked in London and Germany as a Retired Officer until 2000.


He retired to Lisburn and continued to be a keen walker enjoying many visits to the Mournes, Munro bagging in Scotland and walking the Camino. He completed the full Camino Francais in 2013 and raised money for cancer charities.


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