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Tony Hough, born in 1918, was educated at Uppingham. He joined 1st Battalion Tower Hamlets Rifles TA in 1938 which was embodied into The Rifle Brigade at the outbreak of war. After earning three campaign medals for France, North Africa and Germany and a Mention in Despatches, 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.