Casualty details

OBOLENSKY, H.H. Prince ALEXANDER

Rank:
Pilot Officer
Service No:
91075
Date of Death:
29/03/1940
Age:
24
Regiment/Service:
Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force)
 
54 Sqdn.
Grave Reference
Sec. X.H. Grave 423
Cemetery
IPSWICH NEW CEMETERY

Additional Information:

Son of H.H. Prince Serge Obolensky and of H.H. Princess Luba Obolensky (nee Narishchkine), of Muswell Hill, Middlesex. A Rugby player, H.H. Prince Alexander played four times for England scoring two tries in the 1936 match against the "All Blacks". He also played Rugby for Oxford, where he gained a "Blue". The Prince was killed in a Hurricane Mark 1 at Martlesham Heath. He was born in St. Petersburg on 17th February 1916.

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IPSWICH NEW CEMETERY

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Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Suffolk

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