Prince Maurice of Battenberg

Prince Maurice of Battenberg

Born Oct 3, 1891
Hometown Aberdeenshire
Died Oct 27, 1914

Prince Maurice of Battenberg, KCVO, was a member of the Hessian princely Battenberg family and the extended British Royal Family, the youngest grandchild of Queen Victoria. He was known as Prince Maurice of Battenberg throughout his life, since he died before the British Royal Family relinquished their German titles during World War I and the Battenbergs changed their name to Mountbatten.… Read More

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1891 Birth Prince Maurice was born on 3 October 1891. … Read More


1906 15 Years Old His elder sister Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, married Alfonso XIII of Spain and was Queen Consort of Spain between 1906 and 1931.


1914 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Maurice attended the prestigious Wellington College and was a member of the Benson House. The young Prince served in World War I as a lieutenant in the King's Royal Rifle Corps, and was killed in service in the Ypres Salient in 1914. … Read More
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