Maj.- Gen. George Erroll Prior-Palmer

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George Eroll Prior-Palmer, DSO, CB

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Death: Died in St Marylebone, London
Immediate Family:

Son of Spunner Prior-Palmer and Anne Leslie Gason
Husband of Lady Doreen Hersey Winifred Hope
Ex-husband of Katharine Edith Bibby
Father of <private> Prior-Palmer and <private> Green (Prior-Palmer)
Brother of Brig. Leslie Otho Prior-Palmer, DSO, MP

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About Maj.- Gen. George Erroll Prior-Palmer

Maj.-Gen. George Erroll Prior-Palmer

  • Son of Prior Spunner Prior-Palmer.
  • Married, firstly, Katherine Edith Bibby, daughter of Frank Bibby and Edith Mary Clarke, on 1 October 1935.
  • He and Katherine Edith Bibby were divorced in 1944.
  • Married, secondly, Lady Doreen Hersey Winifred Hope, daughter of Victor Alexander John Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow and Doreen Maud Milner, on 9 January 1948.
  • Died on 18 August 1977.
  • Decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.).
  • Invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.).

He lived at Appleshaw House, Andover, Hampshire, England. He gained the rank of Major-General in the service of the 9th Lancers.

Child of Maj.-Gen. George Erroll Prior-Palmer and Katherine Edith Bibby

  • Karol Ann Prior-Palmer b. 19 Dec 1938, d. 3 Jul 2014

Children of Maj.-Gen. George Erroll Prior-Palmer and Lady Doreen Hersey Winifred Hope

  • Simon Erroll Prior-Palmer b. 5 Feb 1951
  • Lucinda Jane Prior-Palmer b. 7 Nov 1953

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  • First Name: George Erroll
  • Initials: G
  • Surname: Prior-Palmer
  • Nationality: British
  • Rank: Temporary Brigadier
  • Service Number: 27516
  • Gallantry Awards: Distinguished Service Order
  • Duty Location: North West Europe (including D-Day)
  • Service: British Army
  • Regiment: Lancers
  • Service: Army
  • Corps: RAC

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Maj.- Gen. George Erroll Prior-Palmer's Timeline

February 20, 1903
Dublin, Ireland
August 18, 1977
Age 74
St Marylebone, London