Lord Charles George Francis Mercer-Nairne
  M V O




  1st (Royal) Dragoons
attached to
6th Cavalry Brigade

Additional information

  South African Medal (5 Clasps), Legion of Honour (France), Order of Military Merit (Spain), Order of the Crown (Prussia), Order of the Iron Crown Class II (Austria). Equerry-in-Ordinary to King George V when Prince of Wales, 1909-10 and Equerry to His Majesty, 1910-1914. Sometime A.D.C. to Field Marshal Earl Roberts. Son of Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne and of Maud Evelyn, Marchioness of Lansdowne, of Bowood, Calne, Wilts; husband of Lady Violet Mary Astor (formerly Mercer-Nairne).

Date of death

  30 October 1914


  40 years.

Cause of death

  Killed in action
Cemetery   Ypres Town Cemetery, Zonnebeekseweg/N332, 8900 Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grave reference

  E1. 10.


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