Ma­jor Mc­conney passes on

UK Barbados Nation - - NEWS -

MA­JOR COURTNAY MC­CONNEY, a dis­tin­guished Bar­ba­dian pub­lic ser­vant, has died.

The 90-year-old, who served as aid­ede-camp to Gov­er­nor Sir John Stow and Gov­er­nor Gen­eral

Sir Win­ston Scott, passed away at his Dover, Christ Church home on De­cem­ber 27 sur­rounded by mem­bers of his fam­ily. He was also a for­mer pri­vate sec­re­tary at Gov­ern­ment House.

Mc­conney’s long mil­i­tary ca­reer be­gan with the Bar­ba­dos Reg­i­ment, which recog­nised his ser­vice with the award of sev­eral medals. He also served in the Bar­ba­dos De­fence Force, go­ing to Grenada dur­ing the Grenada in­ter­ven­tion, for which he re­ceived a Grenada Ser­vice Medal. He was also a re­cip­i­ent of the Queen’s 25th An­niver­sary Ju­bilee Medal and the Bar­ba­dos Gov­ern­ment pre­sented him with the Bar­ba­dos

Ser­vice Star.

Mc­conney leaves to mourn Dath­ney, his wife of 59 years, and their daugh­ters Aver­ille Mc­conneyLovell and

Dr Glenda Gay. ( GC)

(GP)

RE­TIRED Ma­jor Courtnay Mc­conney

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