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Lascelles, George Henry H., 7th Earl of Harewood

Date of birth:
February 7th, 1923 (Chesterfield House/London, United Kingdom)
Date of death:
July 11th, 2011 (Harewood House, Leeds/Yorkshire, United Kingdom)
Service number:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)


Lord Harewood was the eldest nephew of both King Edward VIII and King George VI and was a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II. Captain Lascelles was wounded and captured at Monte Corno on 18 June 1944, and held captive as one of the "Prominente" at Colditz.

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Awarded on:
May 6th, 1935
King George V's Silver Jubilee Medal 1935
Awarded on:
May 12th, 1937
King George VI Coronation Medal
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1953
Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation Medal 1953
Awarded on:
Großes Silbernes Ehrenzeichen am Bande für Verdienste um die Republik Österreich
Awarded on:
February 6th, 1977
Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal
English National Opera
Awarded on:
June 13th, 1986
"For services to Music."
Knights/Dames Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (K/DBE)
Awarded on:
February 6th, 2002
Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal
Awarded on:
July 1st, 2010
"For service to the arts in Australia and to supporting Australia's artists in the United Kingdom"

Member to the Order of Australia (AM)