Andrew Bruce, 11th Earl of Elgin Noble person

Andrew Douglas Alexander Thomas Bruce, 11th Earl of Elgin and 15th Earl of Kincardine, KT, CD, JP (born 17 February 1924), styled Lord Bruce before 1968, is a Scottish peer. Bruce is the eldest son of Edward Bruce, 10th Earl of Elgin and the Honourable Katherine Elizabeth Cochrane, daughter of Thomas Cochrane, 1st Baron Cochrane of Cults, and is a descendant of Robert the Bruce. He was educated at Eton and at Balliol College, Oxford. He served in the 3rd (Armoured) Bn Scots Guards as a lieutenant and was wounded in the break out from Normandy in August 1944. Since 1970, he has been honorary colonel of the 31 Combat Engineer Regiment (The Elgins), and of the 153 (Highland) Transport Regiment from 1976 to 1986. Elgin has held a number of business appointments, including as President of the Scottish Amicable Life Assurance Society (1975–1994), and Chairman of the National Savings Committee for Scotland. He was President of the Royal Scottish Automobile Club, and the Scottish motor racing team, Ecurie Ecosse. He was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1951, was Deputy Lieutenant of Fife 1955–1987, and Lord Lieutenant 1987–1999.

Personal details

Date of birth
February 17th, 1924
Nationality
United Kingdom

Family

1.Clan Bruce

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Ruled from

1306
Parents

Noble titles

Noble title From To
Earl of Kincardine 1968
Earl of Elgin 1968

Member of order 1

Order name Title Member from
Order of the Thistle 1981

Education

1. Eton College Independent school

Eton College, usually referred to as Eton, is a British independent boarding school for boys aged 13 to 18. It was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as "The King's College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor".

Type University
Institution colors
Founded
1440
Headquarters
SL4 6DW - Windsor, Berkshire
Official web page www.etoncollege.com
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2. Balliol College Colleges/University

Balliol College ( /ˈbeɪliəl/), founded in 1263, is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

Type University
Endowment
2012. 62.5 mil. £
2009. 64 mil. £
Headquarters
Broad Street, OX1 3BJ - Oxford, United Kingdom
Undergraduates
2012. 387
Postgraduates
2012. 325
Local tuition
2013. 9 K £
Official web page www.balliol.ox.ac.uk
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