[Lt-Gen. Sir Alexander Hood, Governor of Bermuda], 1951 - 1953
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The Governor of Bermuda signing a document, with O. R. Arthur standing by him. Hood (1888-1980) was a doctor who ended a military career as Director of Army Medical Services, 1941-48. He was Governor of Bermuda from 1949 until his retirement in 1955. Sir Winston Churchill commented 'I like Hood' and Lord Moran wrote of him: 'Hood is a full-blooded red-faced Scot with no neck to speak of, as if he had stepped down from a Raeburn portrait for our correction'.
- 1951 - 1953
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- From the Fonds: Arthur, Sir (Oswald Raynor, 1905-1973, Knight and colonial administrator) (Person)