W.123 *  3rd Officer  Mrs Rosemary Theodora Hamilton 'Theo' MacLeod
 flag england b. 15 Mar 1913, London   7 Jun 1943 to 16 Apr 1945

 rosemary wills 1936 RAeC 1936

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 née Wills

Father: Frederick 'Noel' Hamilton Wills (a director of WD & HO Wills Ltd, d. 1927, leaving £5.05 million, "subject to large interests given to his wife, for his two sons on attaining the age of 25 and his three daughters on attaining that age or marrying"), mother: Margery Hamilton [Fraser]

The neice of (Noel's brother) Lord Dulverton, Chairman of the Imperial Tobacco Company.

Address in 1936: Miserden Park, Miserden, Gloucestershire

 m. 8 Dec 1938 in London, Captain (later Sir) John 'Jacko' MacLeod, "of Skeabost House. the Isle of Skye":

  The Bystander

He was later an MP. They had twins, "which run in the Skeabost family" in 1939.

prev: Personal Assistant to Director, Fighter Operations


 [ATA Personnel file missing]

 Her elder brother, Michael Desmond Hamilton Wills MC, (who gave her away at her wedding) was killed in action 16 Mar 1943. He is commemorated on the Medjez-el-Bab Memorial in Tunisia, and in Miserden Church, Stroud


Lived at Culloden House, Inverness and 36 Curzon St, London

Her uncle, Lt.-Col Graham Beaucham Coxeter Rees-Mogg OBE, left her £15,000 in his will in 1949.

d. 4 Sep 1994 - Northleach, Gloucestershire

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