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George, Prince, first duke of Kent (1902-1942), naval and air force officer

Philip S. Ziegler

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/33371

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George, Prince, first duke of Kent (1902-1942), naval and air force officer, was born George Edward Alexander Edmund at York Cottage, Sandringham, on 20 December 1902, the fifth child and fourth son of George V (1865-1936) and Queen Mary (1867-1953). After several years (1912-16) at St Peter's Court, Broadstairs-being, with ...

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