Piers Alexander Hamilton Edgcumbe, 5th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe

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Piers Alexander Hamilton Edgcumbe, 5th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe

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Birthplace: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Death: April 10, 1944 (78)
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
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Son of William Edgcumbe, 4th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe and Katherine Elizabeth Edgcumbe, Countess of Mount Edgcumbe
Husband of Edith, Countess of Mount Edgcumbe
Brother of Frederica Victoria Charlotte Percy; Albertha Louisa Florence Lopes and Edith Hilaria, Baroness St Levan

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About Piers Alexander Hamilton Edgcumbe, 5th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe

Educated at Oxford University and a keen horseman, he was part of the varsity polo team playing against Cambridge in 1885-1887.[2]

He was appointed a Captain in the 3rd (Militia) Battalion of The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry on 23 March 1891. After the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899, he went to serve in South Africa. He left Cape Town for the United Kingdom in early May 1902, shortly before the end of the war

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Piers Alexander Hamilton Edgcumbe, 5th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe's Timeline

1865
July 2, 1865
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1944
April 10, 1944
Age 78
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom