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

Philip 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 ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare ; British History ; Modern History (1700 to 1945) ; Air Forces and Warfare

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