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Alice Christabel Montagu-Douglas-Scott

Born: 1901 AD
Died: 2004 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Princess

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.