Paul Freyberg, 2nd Baron Freyberg

Paul Freyberg, 2nd Baron Freyberg

Paul Richard Freyberg, 2nd Baron Freyberg (27 May 1923 - 26 May 1993) was a British peer.

The son of General Bernard Freyberg and his wife Barbara McLaren, he was educated in Eton College, Berkshire. He was a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Grenadier Guards. In World War II he served with the New Zealand Division in Greece, 1941 and the Long Range Desert Group in the Middle East 1941-42, then with the Grenadier Guards in Tunisia and Italy 1942-45. Postwar he was in the BAOR 1950-51 and other postings and the Ministry of Defence 1968.

He married in 1960 Ivry Perronelle Katharine. He succeeded to his father's title in 1963.


Burke's Peerage and Baronetage (106th edition, 1999)

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