TracesOfWar needs your help! Every euro, pound or dollar you contribute greatly supports the continuation of this website. Go to stiwot.nl and donate!

George V

Date of birth:
June 3rd, 1865 (Marlborough House, London)
Date of death:
January 20th, 1936 (Sandringham House, Norfolk)
Buried on:
St. George's Chapel Windsor
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Born as George Frederick Ernest Albert. George V was the King of the United Kingdom, British Dominions, Emperor of India etc. from 6 May 1910 – 20 January 1936.

Do you have more information about this person? Inform us!

Rank:
Sub-Lieutenant (Sub-lieutenant)
Awarded on:
August 4th, 1884
Order of the Garter
Rank:
Lieutenant
Awarded on:
October 11th, 1885
Elefantordenen
Rank:
Lieutenant
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1886
Awarded on:
May 20th, 1888
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1889
Schwarzer Adlerorden
Awarded on:
August 8th, 1889
Awarded on:
1890
Rank:
Commander
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1891
Dannebrogordenens Hæderstegn
Rank:
Commander
Awarded on:
April 28th, 1892
Ordine Supremo della S.S. Anunciata
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
July 5th, 1893
Order of the Thistle
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
July 17th, 1893
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
1893
Order of St. Andrew
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
1893
Order of St. Anna I class
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
1893
Order of St. Stanislaus I class
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
1893
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
1893
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
June 30th, 1897
Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1897
Most Illustrious Order of Saint Patrick
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
1897
Rank:
Rear-Admiral
Awarded on:
March 9th, 1901
Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG)
Rank:
Rear-Admiral
Awarded on:
April 13th, 1902
Daikun'i kikkashō
Rank:
Rear-Admiral
Awarded on:
August 9th, 1902
Royal Victorian Chain
Rank:
Rear-Admiral
Awarded on:
October 1902
Rank:
Rear-Admiral
Awarded on:
1902
Großkreuz zum Königlich Ungarischer Orden des Heiligen Stephan
Rank:
Rear-Admiral
Awarded on:
March 31st, 1903
Imperial Service Order (ISO)
Rank:
Vice-Admiral
Awarded on:
July 1903
Grand Croix de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Rank:
Vice-Admiral
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1905
Kungliga Serafimerorden
Rank:
Vice-Admiral
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1905
Grand Commander of the Indian Empire (GCIE)
Rank:
Vice-Admiral
Awarded on:
September 28th, 1905
Grand Commander of the Star of India (GCSI)
Rank:
Vice-Admiral
Awarded on:
May 30th, 1906
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1910
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1911
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
April 18th, 1913
Storkors af Dannebrog
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
May 9th, 1914
Storkommandører af Dannebrog
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
March 14th, 1918
Cross of St. George III class
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1919
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1920
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
February 19th, 1934
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1935
Grand Cross to the Order of Solomon's seal
Großkomtur des Königlicher Preussischer Hausordens von Hohenzollern
Basilikon Tagma toy Soteros - Grand Cross
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
1914 Star
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
British War Medal 1914-1920
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Victory Medal 1914-1918
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Rank:
Commander

Sources

Photo