Mary , Princess Royal

Died aged 67

Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary; 25 April 1897 – 28 March 1965), was a member of the British royal family. She was the only daughter of King George V and Queen Mary, the sister of Kings Edward VIII and George VI, and aunt of Queen Elizabeth II. In the First World War, she performed charity work in support of servicemen and their families. She married Henry Lascelles, Viscount Lascelles (later the 6th Earl of Harewood), in 1922. Mary was given the title of Princess Royal in 1932. During the Second World War, she was Controller Commandant of the Auxiliary Territorial Service. The Princess Royal and the Earl of Harewood had two sons, George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood, and The Honourable Gerald Lascelles.

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Inaugurated 1915 Emily Wilberforce - Central President. This building was erected by the contributions of members and friends of The Mothers' Union through the world: and was opened by H.R.H. The Princess Mary Viscountess Lascelles 21st July 1925.

Great Smith Street, London, United Kingdom where they opened (1925)