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Peter Rudyard Aitken
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1912
Death: Aug. 4, 1947

Racing driver. Captain the Honourable Peter Rudyard Aitken was born in Belgravia, London, the second son of Government Minister and newspaper tycoon Lord Beaverbrook. He raced a Maserati 6CM during 1937 and 1938 and in August 1938 bought an ERA-B which he raced in South Africa the following year. During WW2 he gained a commission in the Royal Fusiliers and was wounded. In 1947 during a sailing holiday with friends to Denmark and Sweden, he fell over board. Later at a Stockholm hotel, he complained of chest pains and died. (bio by: Paul Narramore) 
 
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  Marie Patricia Maguire Aitken (1916 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
PETER RUDYARD AITKEN
Younger son of Baron Beaverbrook and
beloved father of Caroline, Timothy and Peter.
Died August 4th. 1947 aged 35 years.
In loving memory.

AITKEN
MARIE PATRICIA (MAGUIRE)
Widow of Peter. Mother of Timothy and Peter,
Mary and Edward. In loving memory.
 
Burial:
St Michael Churchyard
Mickleham
Mole Valley District
Surrey, England
 
Created by: Iain MacFarlaine
Record added: Jul 09, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11317151
Peter Rudyard Aitken
Added by: Paul Narramore
 
Peter Rudyard Aitken
Added by: Iain MacFarlaine
 
Peter Rudyard Aitken
Added by: Iain MacFarlaine
 
 
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- Suzie Nash
 Added: Apr. 26, 2013
Rest in peace.
- Ken MacLeod
 Added: Apr. 24, 2008

- J.A. & D.S.
 Added: Aug. 7, 2009
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