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Arms: Tierced in pale each per bend bevilled Or and Gules.

SOURCES, NOTES & CREDITS: Illustration for background and blazon from the Wikipedia article. Biographical information from “ Mountbatten”
By Richard Hough, Random House, 1981, NYC and the Wikipedia article.

Sir Solly Zuckerman, Baron Zuckerman, OM, KCB, FRS was born on 30 May 1904 in Cape Town, was educated in South Africa, attended Yale University in the United States and completed his studies in medicine in London. He taught at Oxford University from 1934 to 1945. He was also a British public servant, zoologist and operational research pioneer. He is best remembered as a scientific advisor to the Allies on bombing strategy in the Second World War, for his work to advance the cause of nuclear non-proliferation, and for his role in bringing attention to global economic issues.

Lord Zuckerman was also a friend and advisor to Lord Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma on political matters. Zuckerman married Joan Rufus Isaacs daughter of Gerald Isaacs, 2nd Marquis of Reading in 1939. They had issue, a son Paul and a daughter stella

Baron Zuckerman was made a Life Peer in 1971 and died on1 April 1993 at age 88.

Of particular interest here is his unusual coat of arms.

The artwork is an interpretation by John Hamilton Gaylor

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