September 20, 1935
The Duke of Gloucester and the Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott will be married at Westminster Abbey on November 6, according to an official announcement tonight at Balmoral Castle, where King George V and Queen Mary are staying.
King George V returns to Buckingham Palace on September 28 to attend a Privy Council meeting, where he will give formal consent to the marriage.
Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
Westminster Abbey officials hae been "informed of the date and preliminary outlines of the ceremony are already under discussion."
The memoirs of Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester
Lady Alice is a daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry. She is an "arden sportswoman and an accomplished artist." The Duke of Gloucester is the third son of King George and Queen Mary. He has decided on an army career, and he has already passed his "examination for the rank of major," and will be promoted once there is a vacancy. Presently, he is serving as a captain in the Sifty-fifth Lancers.