William Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington

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William John Robert Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington

Birthplace: London, England
Death: Died in Heppen, Belgium
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Cavendish, 10th Duke of Devonshire and Mary Alice Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
Husband of Kathleen, Marchioness of Hartington
Brother of Andrew Cavendish, 11th Duke of Devonshire; Mary Cavendish; Lady Elizabeth Cavendish and Lady Anne Evelyn Beatrice Tree

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About William Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington


9th Marquess of Hartington, known as Billy Hartington also. Future Duke of Devonshire.

Grandfather, Lord Salisbury, Prime Minister.

Paternal granduncle, Lord Frederick Cavendish, Chief Secretary, Ireland.

Was murdered by the Invincibles, group of Irish assassins, 1882.

Fought at Normandy and Belgium, and was killed by a sniper in Belgium during WW II. D

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William Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington's Timeline

December 10, 1917
London, England
September 10, 1944
Age 26
Heppen, Belgium