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, and aunt of the current British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. In World War I, she performed charity work in support of servicemen and their families. She married Viscount Lascelles (later the Earl of Harewood) in 1922, and they had two sons, George, 7th Earl of Harewood and The Honourable Gerald Lascelles. The couple regularly rode with the Bramham Moor Hunt, among many other involvements in Yorkshire life. She was awarded the title Princess Royal in 1932, and in World War II, she was controller commandant of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS).

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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)