Albert, Henry William Frederick

Born: Mar 31, 1900 AD
Died: 1974 AD, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Prince

1900 - Albert was born in York Cottage, Sandringham on March 31, 1900.


1919 - Joined the Army instead of the Royal Navy and attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.


1928 - His father gave him the title Duke of Gloucester, Earl of Ulster and Baron Culloden.


1934 - King George V of Ireland made him a Knight of Saint Patrick.


1935 - Married Lady Alice Christabel Montagu-Douglas-Scott on November 6, 1935.


1942 - Rejoined the Army as a Chief Liaison Officer follwing the start of World War II.


1945 - Appointed Governor-General of Australia for two years.


1955 - Appointed Field Marshall of the Army.


1958 - Appointed Marshal of the Royal Air Force.


1974 - Died on June 10, 1974.

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