85780 Geoffrey William Richard Hugh FitzClarence 5th Earl of MUNSTER, KBE, PC, MiD, Grenadier Guards

Discussion in 'The Brigade of Guards' started by dbf, Oct 3, 2020.

  1. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

    Personal Number: 85780
    Rank: Captain
    Name: Geoffrey William Richard Hugh FitzClarence, KBE, PC, 5th Earl of MUNSTER, KBE, PC, MiD
    Unit: Grenadier Guards

    London Gazette : 20 April 1928
    The KING taking into His Royal consideration, that upon the decease of Aubrey FitzClarence, Earl of Munster, on the first day of January last past, the title and dignity of Earl of Munster devolved upon Geoffrey William. Hugh FitzClarence, now Earl of Munster, as the only son of the late Harold Edward FitzClarence, (commonly called the Honourable Harold Edward FitzClarence), (upon whom: the Decoration of the Military Cross was conferred), brother of the said Aubrey, Earl of Munster, whereby according to the Ordinary rules of honour the sister of the said Geoffrey William Hugh, Earl of Munster, cannot enjoy that title rank place pre-eminence and precedence which would have been due to her had her late father, the said Harold Edward FitzClarence survived his said brother, and thereby succeeded to the title and dignity of Earl of Munster, His Majesty has been graciously pleased to ordain and declare th a t Wilhelmina Joan Mary FitzClarenee, Spinster, may henceforth have hold and enjoy the title rank place pre- eminence and precedence, which would have been due to her had her father, the said Harold Edward FitzClarence, survived 'his brother, the said Aubrey, Earl of Munster. and thereby succeeded to the title and dignity of Earl of Munster.
    And to command that the said Royal order and declaration be registered in His Majesty's College of Arms.

    London Gazette : 10 November 1937
    Geoffrey William Richard Hugh, Earl of Munster.

    London Gazette : 8 September 1939
    The undermentioned to be granted Emergency commns. 3rd Sept. 1939: —
    To be 2nd Lts.: —
    Gren. G'ds—
    Geoffrey William Richard Hugh Fitzclarence, The Earl of MUNSTER (85780).

    London Gazette : 20 December 1940
    The names of the undermentioned have been brought to notice in recognition of distinguished services in connection with operations in the field. March-June, 1940.
    2/Lt. (T/Capt.) The Earl of MUNSTER.
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2020
  2. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

  3. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

Share This Page