55987 Captain The Hon. Alexander Hardinge Patrick HORE-RUTHVEN, MiD, Rifle Brigade & SAS: 24/12/1942

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    Personal Number: 55987
    Rank: Captain
    Name: The Honourable Alexander Hardinge Patrick HORE-RUTHVEN, MiD
    Unit: Rifle Brigade

    London Gazette : 7 July 1933
    The undermentioned to be 2nd Lts. : —
    Alexander Hardinge Patrick HORE-RUTHVEN. 2nd July 1933.

    London Gazette : 31 August 1934
    Rifle Bde.—
    2nd Lt. Alexander Hardinge Patrick HORE-RUTHVEN, from Gen. List , T.A., 31st Aug. 1933, next below 2nd Lt. R. T. Basset.

    London Gazette : 1 September 1936
    The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts. 31st Aug. 1936:—
    Rifle Bde.—
    Hon. A. H. P. Hore-Ruthven.

    London Gazette : 1 April 1941
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned for distinguished services in the Middle East during the period August, 1939, to November, 1940: —
    The Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own)
    Hore-Ruthven, Lt. (temp. Capt.) The Hon. A. H. P. (55987).

    London Gazette : 2 September 1941
    The undermentioned 31st Aug. 1941:—
    Rifle Bde.
    Hon. A. H. P. Hore-Ruthven (55987).

    London Gazette : 29 June 1945
    The KING has .been graciously pleased to ordain and declare that Pamela Margaret Hore-Ruthven (commonly called the Honourable Pamela Margaret Hoxe-Ruthven) shall henceforth have hold and enjoy the same title, rank, place, .pre-eminence and precedence as the wife of the eldest son of an Earl so long as she remains -he widow of Alexander Patrick Hardinge Hore-Ruthven, (commonly called the Honourable Alexander Patrick Hardinge Hore-Ruthven) who, 'had he survived, would have .been commonly called Viscount Ruthven of Canberra as the eldest son of Alexander Gore Arkwright, Earl of Gowrie. And to Command that the said Royal Concession and Declaration be recorded in His Majesty's Collage of Arms.
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    Service Number: 55987
    Regiment & Unit: Rifle Brigade and Special Air Service Regiment, A.A.C.
    Date of Death: 24 December 1942
    Age 29 years old
    Buried or commemorated at TRIPOLI WAR CEMETERY
    Grave Reference: 5. C. 19.
    Location: Libya
    Additional Info: Son of Brigadier-General Alexander Gore Arkwright Hore-Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie, V.C., P.C., G.C.M.G., C.B., D.S.O. and Bar, and of the Countess of Gowrie (nee Pollok); husband of Pamela Margaret Hore-Ruthven, of Calne, Wiltshire.
    Personal Inscription: "DEEDS SHOW"

    His father:
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