Captain Fergus Bowes-Lyon (18 April 1889 – 27 September 1915) was a British soldier and older brother of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Queen consort of the United Kingdom from 1936 until 1952, and generally known in Britain as the Queen Mother. Bowes-Lyon was killed during World War I. He was a maternal uncle of the current queen, Elizabeth II . Contents
- Early life
- World War I
Captain Fergus Bowes-Lyon (18 April 1889 – 27 September 1915) was an older brother of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.
He was born at Glamis Castle in Angus and educated at Eton College, Berkshire. Just a fortnight after the start of World War I, he married Lady Christina Norah Dawson-Damer (7 August 1890 – 29 March 1959), daughter of the 5th Earl of Portarlington, on 17 September 1914. She bore him a daughter, Rosemary Lusia Bowes-Lyon (18 July 1915 – 18 January 1...
In the First World War he served with the 8th Battalion, Black Watch. Alfred Anderson, later the last surviving Scottish soldier of the conflict (and the last surviving British soldier to have been awarded the 1914 Star), was his batman. Bowes-Lyon was killed during the Battle of the Hohenzollern Redoubt in the Battle of Loos. As he led an attack o...
Le capitaine Fergus Bowes-Lyon ( 18 avril 1889 - 27 septembre 1915) est un soldat britannique et frère aîné d' Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, reine consort du Royaume-Uni de 1936 à 1952, et généralement connue en Grande-Bretagne sous le nom de reine mère. Il est tué pendant la Première Guerre mondiale.
Son of 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, of Glamis Castle, Forfarshire; husband of Lady Christian Bowes-Lyon (now Lady Christian Martin). Educated at Eton. Previously served with 2nd Bn. in India. (Queen Mother's brother). In November 2011 Captain Bowes-Lyon's grandson supplied family records to the Commonwealth...
- Glamis, Angus, Scotland
- 18 Apr 1889Glamis, Angus, Scotland
- April 18, 1889
April 18, 1889. Birthplace: Glamis Castle, Glamis, Angus, Scotland. Death: September 27, 1915 (26) Loos, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. Immediate Family: Son of Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne and Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne. Husband of Lady Christian Norah Bowes-Lyon.
- April 18, 1889
- Shirley Marie Caulk
- Glamis Castle, Glamis, Angus, Scotland
Captain BOWES-LYON, THE HON. FERGUS Died 27/09/1915 Aged 26 8th Bn. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Son of 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, of Glamis Castle, Forfarshire; husband of Lady Christian Bowes-Lyon (now Lady Christian Martin).
Fergus Michael Claude BOWES-LYON was born on month day 1889, at birth place, to Claude George Bowes-Lyon, KG, KT and Cecilia Nina Bowes-Lyon (born CAVENDISH BENTINCK). Claude was born on March 14 1855, in Lowndes Square, Belgravia, London, England.