Prince Wolrad of Waldeck and Pyrmont

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Prince Victor Wolrad Friedrich Adolf Wilhelm Albert of Waldeck and Pyrmont

German: Prinz Victor Wolrad Friedrich Adolf Wilhelm Albert zu Waldeck und Pyrmont
Birthplace: Arolsen, Waldeck-Pyrmont, Deutschland(DKR)
Death: October 17, 1914 (22)
Moorslede, Belgique (Belgium) (Killed in action)
Place of Burial: Rhoden, Waldeck-Pyrmont, Deutschland(DKR)
Immediate Family:

Son of George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and Princess Louise of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg
Half brother of Princess Sophie Nikoline of Waldeck and Pyrmont; Pauline Emma Auguste Waldeck-Pyrmont, Prinzessin, Fürstin zu Bentheim und Steinfurt; Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont; Emma der Nederlanden; Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Duchess of Albany and 2 others

Occupation: Prins af Waldeck og Pyrmo
Managed by: Cecilie Nygård
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About Prince Wolrad of Waldeck and Pyrmont

Prince Wolrad was a lieutenant in Grand Ducal Hessen Dragoons.

  • On the evening of October 17, 1914, he led a cavalry patrol near Moorslede, Belgium. The patrol came under fire from the advancing British troops. Several of the dragoons were hit and fell off their horses and Prince Wolrad's horse was also hit..The Prince and his aide reached a nearby trench, but then Prince Wolrad saw one of his men lying a short distance from the trench. The Prince crawled to the wounded man and tried to pull him to safety, but was fatally hit with gunfire and he died from his wounds at the age of 22.
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Prince Wolrad of Waldeck and Pyrmont's Timeline

June 26, 1892
Arolsen, Waldeck-Pyrmont, Deutschland(DKR)
October 17, 1914
Age 22
Moorslede, Belgique (Belgium)
Fürstliches Erbbegräbnis, Rhoden, Waldeck-Pyrmont, Deutschland(DKR)