Pilot Officer H.H. Prince ALEXANDER OBOLENSKY
Service Number: 91075
Regiment & Unit/Ship
Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force)
Date of Death
Died 29 March 1940
Age 24 years old
Buried or commemorated at
Sec. X.H. Grave 423
- Country of Service United Kingdom
- Additional Info 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.
- Personal Inscription HIS UNDAUNTED SPIRIT AND ENDEARING QUALITIES LIVE "FOR EVER IN THE HEARTS OF ALL WHO KNEW HIM"