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Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

Date of birth:
May 1st, 1850 (Buckingham Palace/London, United Kingdom)
Date of death:
January 16th, 1942 (Bagshot Park/Surrey, United Kingdom)
Buried on:
Frogmore Royal Burial Ground
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Awarded on:
June 1st, 1865
Nicham Iftikar, Grand Cordon
Rank:
Cadet
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1867
Order of the Garter
Rank:
Cadet
Awarded on:
July 17th, 1867
Rank:
Lieutenant
Awarded on:
March 30th, 1869
Most Illustrious Order of Saint Patrick
Rank:
Lieutenant
Awarded on:
May 24th, 1869
Order of the Thistle
Rank:
Lieutenant
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1870
Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG)
Rank:
Lieutenant
Awarded on:
1870

With clasp for for Fenian Raid.
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
1872
Schwarzer Adlerorden
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
July 18th, 1873
Kungliga Serafimerorden
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
August 2nd, 1873
Elefantordenen
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
1873
Großkreuz zum Königlich Ungarischer Orden des Heiligen Stephan
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
1873
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
1873
Grootlint in de Leopoldsorde / Grand cordon de l'Ordre de Léopold
Rank:
Major
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1876
Rank:
Lieutenant-Colonel
Awarded on:
August 23rd, 1878
Ridder Grootkruis in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw (NL.1)
Rank:
Lieutenant-Colonel
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1879
Basilikon Tagma toy Soteros - Grand Cross
Rank:
Major-General
Awarded on:
November 17th, 1882
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Rank:
Major-General
Awarded on:
November 17th, 1882
Pour le Mérite
Rank:
Major-General
Awarded on:
November 1882
Mecidiye Nişanı 2nd class
Rank:
Major-General
Awarded on:
November 1882
Rank:
Major-General
Awarded on:
1882

with clasp for Battle of Tel el-Kebir
Rank:
Lieutenant-general
Awarded on:
June 21st, 1887
Grand Commander of the Indian Empire (GCIE)
Rank:
Lieutenant-general
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1890
Daikun'i kikkashō
Rank:
Lieutenant-general
Awarded on:
July 8th, 1890
Commander of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB/DCB)
Rank:
Lieutenant-general
Awarded on:
May 27th, 1892
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
May 6th, 1896
Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
1896
Knight/Dame to the Venerable Order of Saint John (KStJ/DStJ)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
May 21st, 1898
Grand Cross of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (GCB)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
December 20th, 1898
Grand Croix de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
May 15th, 1902
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
August 11th, 1902
Royal Victorian Chain
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
December 15th, 1902
Kungliga Svärdsorden - Grand Cross
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1903
Ordine Supremo della S.S. Annunziata - Cavaliere
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1903
Ordine dei Santi Maurizio e Lazzaro - Grand'Ufficiale
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1905
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
November 13th, 1906
Sanct Olavs Orden Grand Cross
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
June 4th, 1917
Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1917
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1917
Ordine Militare di Savoia - Cavaliere di Gran Croce
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1917
Ordinul Corona Romaneii Grand Cross
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
August 20th, 1917
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
July 26th, 1919
British War Medal 1914-1920
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
September 1st, 1919
Victory Medal 1914-1918
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
June 12th, 1926
Grand Cross to the Venerable Order of Saint John (GCStJ)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
June 19th, 1934
Efficiency Medal / Territorial Decoration

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