Rt Hon. Prince George PC
(1902-1942)

Died aged 39

Prince George, Duke of Kent, (George Edward Alexander Edmund; 20 December 1902 – 25 August 1942) was a member of the British royal family, the fourth son of King George V and Queen Mary. He was the younger brother of Edward VIII and George VI. Prince George served in the Royal Navy in the 1920s and then briefly as a civil servant. He became Duke of Kent in 1934. In the late 1930s he served as an RAF officer, initially as a staff officer at RAF Training Command and then, from July 1941, as a staff officer in the Welfare Section of the RAF Inspector General's Staff. He was killed in a military air-crash on 25 August 1942. Both before and during his marriage, Prince George allegedly had a string of affairs, from socialites to Hollywood celebrities.

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The first municipal savings bank in Great Britain These premises were opened on November 27th 1933 by H.R.H. The Prince George, K.G.

Former Lloyds TSB - Broad Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom where they opened (1933)