We remember His Highness Prince Maurice Victor Donald Battenberg

We remember His Highness Prince Maurice Victor Donald Battenberg

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Timeline

Timeline

1886
sibling Prince Alexander Albert Battenberg Source:8070784 23rd November 1886
1887
sibling Victoria Eugenie Julia Ena Battenberg Source:8070784 24th October 1887
1889
sibling Prince Leopold Arthur Louis Battenberg Source:8070784 21st May 1889
1891
birth Balmoral Castle United Kingdom Source:8070784 3rd October 1891
1911
service British Army Second Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps Source:9482145 4th March 1911 - February 1914
1914
service British Army Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st.Battalion Source:7249297 February 1914 - 27th October 1914
1914
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8070784 8th October 1914
1914
awards Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order Other War Service Award Source:7249297 October 1914
1914
awards Recommended for Gallant and Distinguished Service Other War Service Award Source:9405834 27th October 1914
1914
dates Age 23 Source:7249297 27th October 1914
education Royal Military College, Sandhurst Sandhurst, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:8070784
education Wellington College Crowthorne, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:8070784
hospitalisation May have been a haemophiliac. Hospital/Institution Source:8070793
1914
death Killed in Action "Prince Maurice was leading his men across this open space when a shell fell and burst right by him.... He was carried to a field dressing room, but died before it was reached." Ypres Belgium Source:7249297 Source:8070784 27th October 1914
burial I.b. Ypres Town Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7249297

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names His Highness Prince Maurice Victor Donald
Initials HHPMVD
Last Name Battenberg
Source 7249297
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st.Battalion Lieutenant
British Army King's Royal Rifle Corps Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order Other War Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Recommended for Gallant and Distinguished Service Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Princess Beatrice mother
Prince Henry Battenberg father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Victoria Eugenie Julia Ena Battenberg sister 24th October 1887
Prince Alexander Albert Battenberg brother 23rd November 1886
Prince Leopold Arthur Louis Battenberg brother 21st May 1889

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Hannah21187
Medal Index Cards Transcription Hannah21187

External Evidence

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The Bond of Sacrifice: Lt. Prince Maurice Victor Donald of Battenberg Hannah21187
Wikipedia: Prince Maurice of Battenberg Hannah21187
On-Line Gotha Gill43556
The Peerage Gill43556
London Gazette Keith133517
London Gazette - MiD Keith133517
Hart's Annual Army List 1914 Keith133517

Multimedia

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The Bond of Sacrifice: Maurice V. D. Battenberg Hannah21187
Grave of Prince Maurice of Battenberg Peter5151
Prince Maurice of Battenberg Gill43556
CWGC Martin4745
Maurice Victor Donald von Battenberg Martin4745
Maurice Victor Donald von Battenberg Martin4745
Lieutenant Prince Maurice Victor Donald Battenberg KCVO MID James201

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We remember His Highness Prince Maurice Victor Donald Battenberg