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Captain The Hon George Henry Douglas-Pennant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Hon. George Henry Douglas-Pennant was the Son of George Sholto Gordon, 2nd Baron Penrhyn, and Gertrude Lady Penrhyn, of Penrhyn Castle, Bangor, Carnarvonshire.

He served in the South African War (Mentioned in Despatches) and was A.D.C. to Lt. Gen. Sir Leslie Rundle (Commander-in-Chief, Northern Command), 1903-7.

He was a Captain in The King's Coy. 1st Bn. Grenadier Guards and became a Casualty of the Great War when he fell on 11th March 1915.

His brother Charles also fell. He was a Lieutenant in the 1st Bn., The Coldstream Guards. He was 37 and fell on 29th October 1914. He had been a Lt. in the Coldstream Guards 1899-1905 and served in South African War. he was a Lt. Reserve of Officers from 1911. and a J.P. in 1912.

 

His uncle also died. Lieutenant the Hon. Alan George Sholto Douglas-Pennant, of the Grenadier Guards, who was officially reported wounded and missing in November, is now unofficially reported killed. He was the eldest son and heir of Lord Penrhyn, of Wicken Park, and was born in 1890. Educated at Eton, he received his commission in 1910, and served as A.D.C. to the Governor of Bengal in 1914

 

 

press cutting re legacyThe Free Lance - May 1, 1915

 

 

 

 

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