Sir William Mount, 2nd Baronet


Sir William Mount, 2nd Baronet

Sir William Malcolm Mount, 2nd Baronet TD (28 December 1904–22 June 1993) was a British Army officer, High Sheriff of Berkshire and grandfather to David Cameron, current leader of the British Conservative Party.

Eldest son of Sir William Mount, 1st Baronet and Hilda Lucy Adelaide, daughter of Malcolm Low, he was educated at Eton and New College, Oxford. On 17 October 1929 he married Elizabeth Nance Llewellyn, daughter of Owen John Llewellyn of Moulsford, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire). He inherited the baronetcy on 8 December 1930 on the death of his father. He served in World War II as a lieutenant-colonel in the Reconnaissance Corps.

Mount was appointed as High Sheriff of Berkshire in 1947 [http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk/archiveViewFrameSetup.asp?webType=0&PageDuplicate=n%20%20%20%20%20%20%20&issueNumber=37905&pageNumber=0&SearchFor=William%20Malcolm%20Mount&selMedalType=&selHonourType=]

Mount was the grandfather of David Cameron, Conservative MP and Leader of the Opposition.


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