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Tony Hough, born in 1918, was educated at Uppingham. He joined the Artist Rifles Territorial Regiment in 1938 and the Rifle Brigade at the outbreak of war. After earning four campaign medals for France, North Africa, Italy and Germany he was demobbed with the rank of Major in 1946. He married Valerie Hennessy the same year and they had four children.

He re-joined the family paperboard manufacturing business, becoming Managing Director in 1968, retiring in 1990. He was a gifted golfer playing to a handicap of four. He died in 2000.

His son, Gerald also went to Uppingham. After working in Paris and Sydney, in 1988 he joined Morgan Grenfell Asset Management becoming a director in 1996. His career took him to Guernsey where he lives in retirement. He too is a keen golfer and tennis player, representing the Island in the very mature category.

He married Anne Longton in 1979 and they have four children and an increasing number of grandchildren.