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Alice Christabel Montagu-Douglas-Scott (Lady Alice Christabel Montagu-Douglas-Scott)

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Born: 1901 AD
Died: 2004 AD, at 102 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Princess

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1901 - Lady Alice was born in Montagu House, London on December 25, 1901.

 

1921 - Attended Saint James Boarding School.

 

1935 - Married Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester on November 6, 1935.

 

1939 - Lady Alice worked with the Red Cross and the Order of St. John.

 

1940 - Became head of the Women's Royal Air Force.

 

1945-1947 - She was given the honorary title of Air Chief Commandant, served as Colonel-in-Chief or deputy Colonel-in-Chief of a dozen regiments in the British Army.

 

1981 - Published her memoirs under the title The Memoirs of Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester.

 

1991 - Released a revised edition as Memories of Ninety Years.

 

2001 - The royal family held a ceremony to acknowledge Princess Alice's centennial birthday.

 

2003 - Succeeded Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, as the oldest ever living member of the British royal family on July 24, 2003.

 

2004 - Died on October 29, 2004 in her sleep at Kensington Palace at the age of 102.


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