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Born as an army child, Charles Bryce went overseas from Scotland with his parents at the age of four. In Ceylon, now Sri Lanka, he attended the garrison school at Fort Frederick, Trincomalee. Evacuated to South Africa in World War 2, schooling continued in Natal at Umkomaas, Amanzimtoti and the Durban Boys High School. Post-war, high schools were Colchester Royal Grammar School in Essex and, in Scotland, the Grove Academy at  Broughty Ferry. First job and training was with DC Thomson, publishers of newspapers, comics and magazines in Dundee.

At 17, another parental posting took him to Singapore during the Malayan Emergency. Here he remained, becoming part-time war correspondent for the Dundee Evening Telegraph and fulltime sports editor of the Singapore Free Press. In 1960, posted to Brunei as editor of the Borneo Bulletin, he was the only journalist to personally witness the lead-up to the Brunei Rebellion and creation of Malaysia, when Britain abandoned its Borneo colonies and withdrew from the Far East.

These events are chronicled in Bugles At Sunset, a memoir of the British Empire's twilight. A second major memoir, Gone To Bed, describes how Charles Bryce migrated to Australia, created his own suburban newspaper, The Darling Advertiser, and edited it for 21 years at  Kalamunda in the forested hills overlooking Perth, Western Australia.

Spouse: Morven Annette Clark, of Glasgow. Two children, three grandchildren.  

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