Royal Gazette: Michael Darling (1930-2024): A Soldiers soldier

Royal Gazette: Michael Darling (1930-2024): A Soldiers soldier

A former Commanding Officer of the Bermuda Regiment through turbulent times was also deeply committed to Bermuda’s environment and social welfare.

Lieutenant-Colonel Michael Darling was twice president of the Bermuda National Trust; a former chairman of the Defence Board; one of three founders of the Bermuda National Gallery; and a proud chairman of the board at the Elbow Beach Hotel.

His family recalled him as a man of deep-seated community passion who loved gardening and agriculture — and regretted that his bid for a political career never took off, after running unsuccessfully for the United Bermuda Party in 1976 in Southampton East.

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April 22, 2024 News