Family’s tribute to motoring pioneer

Brian Mylchreest and, below, with a TT roads open car in 1947

Brian Mylchreest and, below, with a TT roads open car in 1947

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Tributes have been paid to Mylchreests Group company founder Brian Mylchreest, who has died at the age of 97.

He held the rank of colonel during the Second World War, serving in Egypt and leading the Manx Regiment for the Normandy landings.

Brian Mylchreest with the roads open car in 1947
Brian Mylchreest with the roads open car in 1947

After the war, he returned to the island where he had the voluntary role of aide-de-camp for four lieutenant governors, and he was the sword bearer for the Tynwald Day ceremony.

 

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