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Lord Hugh Grosvenor

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Name  Lord Grosvenor
Died  October 30, 1914, Belgium
Lord Hugh Grosvenor
Children  Robert Grosvenor, 5th Duke of Westminster
Grandchildren  Gerald Grosvenor, 6th Duke of Westminster
Great grandchildren  Hugh Grosvenor, Earl Grosvenor

Captain Lord Hugh William Grosvenor (6 April 1884 – 30 October 1914) was the son of Hugh Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster and his second wife, formerly The Hon. Katherine Cavendish.


WW I service and death

Grosvenor was the commander of C Squadron, 1st Life Guards, and was killed in action, aged thirty, during World War I. Having no known grave, he is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.


He married Lady Mabel Crichton, daughter of John Crichton, 4th Earl Erne and his wife, the former Lady Florence Cole, daughter of William Cole, 3rd Earl of Enniskillen, on 21 April 1906.

Children of Lord and Lady Hugh Grosvenor:

  • Gerald Hugh Grosvenor (1907–1967), later 4th Duke of Westminster
  • Robert George Grosvenor (1910–1979), later 5th Duke of Westminster
  • Polo

    He was one of a number of British polo players who died in World War I.


    Lord Hugh Grosvenor Wikipedia

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