George Charles Bingham, 5th Earl of Lucan

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About George Charles Bingham, 5th Earl of Lucan

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The Peerage

George Charles Bingham, 5th Earl of Lucan

  • Born on 13 December 1860 at 51 Portland Place, Marylebone, London, England.
  • Son of Charles George Bingham, 4th Earl of Lucan and Lady Cecilia Catherine Gordon-Lennox.
  • Married Violet Sylvia Blanche Spender Clay, daughter of Joseph Spender Clay and Elizabeth Sydney Jane Garrett, on 30 November 1896.
  • Died on 20 April 1949 at age 88.
  • Educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England and at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.
  • Fought in the Bechuanaland Expedition between 1884 and 1885.
  • Captain in the service of the Rifle Brigade.
  • Decorated with the award of the Order of the Nile (3rd Class).
  • Colonel in the service of the Territorial Army Reserve.
  • Representative Peer [Ireland].
  • Colonel in the service of the 5th Battalion, London Regiment.
  • Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Chertsey between 1904 and 1906.
  • Fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.
  • Succeeded to the title of 5th Earl of Lucan [I., 1795] on 5 June 1914.
  • Succeeded to the title of 11th Baronet Bingham, of Castlebar, co. Mayo [N.S., 1634] on 5 June 1914.
  • Decorated with the award of the Order of St. Stanlislas of Russia (2nd Class).
  • Honorary Brigadier-General in 1917.
  • Invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1919.
  • Invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.) in 1920.
  • Brigadier-General of the 1st London Infantry Brigade.
  • Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Middlesex.
  • Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of County Mayo.
  • Decorated with the award of the Territorial Decoration (T.D.) in 1920.
  • Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Middlesex.
  • Lord-in-Waiting between 1920 and January 1924.
  • Aide-de-Camp to HM King George V between 1920 and 1928.1
  • Honorary Colonel in 1923 in the service of the London Rifle Brigade.
  • Lord-in-Waiting between December 1924 and 1929.
  • Captain of the Gentlemen-at-Arms between January 1929 and July 1929.
  • Captain of the Gentlemen-at-Arms between 1931 and 1940.
  • Created 1st Baron Bingham, of Melcombe Bingham, co. Dorset [U.K.] on 26 June 1934.
  • Invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1938.
  • Invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1939.
  • Honorary Colonel in the service of the 5th Battalion, London Regiment.

Children of George Charles Bingham, 5th Earl of Lucan and Violet Sylvia Blanche Spender Clay

  • George Charles Patrick Bingham, 6th Earl of Lucan b. 24 Nov 1898, d. 21 Jan 1964
  • Lady Barbara Violet Bingham b. 17 Aug 1902, d. 17 Dec 1963
  • Hon. John Edward Bingham b. 29 Feb 1904, d. Sep 1992
  • Lady Margaret Diana Bingham b. 16 Sep 1905, d. 17 Aug 1977

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Medal Index Cards

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  • First name(s) G C
  • Last name Earl of Lucan
  • Year 1914-20
  • Service number -
  • Rank Colonel /Temporary Brigadier General
  • Regiment General Headquarters Staff
  • Service record Rank: Colonel /Temporary Brigadier General, Corps: General Headquarters Staff
  • Image link http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=D6513810
  • Country Great Britain
  • Medal type British Army medal index cards, 1914-1920
  • Archive reference WO372/24
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George Charles Bingham, 5th Earl of Lucan's Timeline

1860
December 13, 1860
51 Portland Place, Marylebone, London, England
1861
March 2, 1861
All Souls, London, Middlesex, England
1898
November 24, 1898
Age 37
1902
August 17, 1902
Age 41
1904
February 29, 1904
Age 43
1905
September 16, 1905
Age 44
1949
April 20, 1949
Age 88