Monday, April 30, 2012

Duke of Connaught honored by King Edward VIII

April 30, 1936

The Duke of Connaught, 85, was appointed as the first of King Edward VIII's personal aide-de-camps, according to the Canadian Press.  The appointment is effective tomorrow, the Duke's 86th birthday.

The Duke of Connaught is the only living son of the late Queen Victoria.  He is also a former Governor General of Canada.

He is said to be "in excellent health." 

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