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Cambridge, Alexander (1st Earl of Athlone)

Date of birth:
April 14th, 1874 (Kensington Palace, London, England)
Date of death:
January 16th, 1957 (Kensington Palace, London, England)
Buried on:
Frogmore Royal Burial Ground
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Rank: Major-General

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
June 1st, 1917
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
1915
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
1915
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
October 24th, 1915
Grootlint in de Leopoldsorde / Grand cordon de l'Ordre de Léopold
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
February 24th, 1916
Croix militaire
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
December 9th, 1916
Grand Officier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
January 14th, 1918

With swords
Order of St. Anna I class
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1918
Croix de Guerre (1914-1918)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
1919
1914 Star
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
1919
Victory Medal 1914-1918
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major-General
Unit:
Governor General of Canada
Awarded on:
1945
1939-1945 Star
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major-General
Unit:
Governor General of Canada
Awarded on:
1945
War Medal 1939-1945
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major-General
Unit:
Governor General of Canada
Awarded on:
1947
Canadian Volunteer Service Medal (1939-1947)

Sources

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