Lieut Raymond Asquith

Lieut Raymond Asquith

Birth
Hampstead, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Death 15 Sep 1916 (aged 37)
Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
Burial Guillemont, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
Plot I. B. 3.
Memorial ID 56045253 · View Source
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Raymond Asquith was an English barrister and eldest son and heir of British Prime Minister H. H. Asquith by his first wife Helen Kelsall Melland (who died 1891)


Son of the Rt. Hon.(and former M.P.) H. H. Asquith, P.C., Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1908-1916 (now 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, K.G.), and Helen his wife; husband of Katharine Asquith, of 17, Oxford Square, London,

Casualty of the Great War, Raymond Asquith was an English barrister and eldest son and heir of British Prime Minister, 1908-1916,  Herbert Henry Asquith, K.G., P.C., K.C., later 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith,  by his first wife, Helen Kelsall Melland (who died 1891)

He served in the 3rd Bn.Grenadier Guards.

He was the  husband of Katharine Asquith of 17 Oxford Square, London, W.2. ELDEST SON OF PRIME MINISTER KILLED IN BATTLE
London, Sept. 18 - Raymond Asquith, son of the British Prime Minister, has been killed, it was announced today.
He was the eldest son of the prime minister and a lieutenant in the grenadier guards. The official announcement said he was killed Friday.
Premier Herbert Asquith has five sons. Three of them have seen service since the beginning of the war and Arthur was wounded at the Dardanelles. Raymond Asquith was recently in France and it is more than probable he was killed in the great battle on the Somme front Friday when the British resumed the offensive.
GALESBURG ILLINOIS EVENING-MAIL: SEPTEMBER 18, 1916



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