Donald Ross (Lord Lieutenant)

Donald Ross (Lord Lieutenant)

Colonel Donald Grant Ross OBE, DL was a British soldier.

Ross served in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders from 1965 to 1996. Between 1996 and 1998, he was Commandant of Garelochhead Army Training Area, and between 1998 and 2003 of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Battalion of the Army Cadet Force. He is deputy chairman of the Southern Area Committee of Highland Reserve Forces and Cadets Association, and member of the Executive Committee of Erskine Hospital. He was further a member of the Church of Scotland Committee on Chaplains to the Armed Forces.

Ross became Deputy Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire in 2004, and was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the following year. In 2007, he was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire. He is married and has three children. Colonel Ross resigned as Lord Lieutenant in 2008 following the revelation by the News of The World that he was having an affair.[1]


Honorary titles
Preceded by
Donald Hardie
Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire
Succeeded by
Rear Adml Michael Gregory OBE RN