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Lieutenant Maurice Victor Donald Battenberg
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1891
Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: Oct. 27, 1914
West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium

British Royalty and Casualty of the Great War. His Highness Prince Maurice of Battenberg served as a Lieutenant in the King's Royal Rifle Corps.At the First Battle of Ypres in October 1914, the King's Royal Rifle Corps was attempting to stop the German advance on Ypres. He was mortally wounded by shrapnel and died before his men could take him to safety.He was born at Balmoral Castle, one of the Royal residences, the youngest son of Prince Henry and Princess Henry of Battenberg (The Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom - she was the fifth daughter and the youngest child of Queen Victoria and Albert, Prince Consort.)He was therefore a grandson of Queen Victoria. He was educated at Lockers Park Preparatory School in Hertfordshire and then at Wellington College.In Germany, his title was His Serene Highness Prince Maurice of Battenberg but in the United Kingdom, he was styled, not HRH, but His Highness Prince Maurice of Battenberg under a Royal Warrant passed by Queen Victoria in 1886.He was a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order and was Mentioned in Despatches. 
 
Inscription:
Grant him with all Thy faithful servants a place of refreshment and peace.
 
Burial:
Ieper Stedelijke Begraafplaats
Ypres (Ieper)
Arrondissement Ieper
West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
Plot: I. B.
 
Maintained by: IWPP Custodial Account
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Record added: Dec 19, 2005
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- Maudie Gardner
 Added: May. 13, 2016
Rest in peace.
- Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 19, 2007
 
 
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