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Antoine Philippe, Prince Of Orleans And Braganza

In memory of:

Captain Antoine Philippe, Prince Of Orleans And Braganza

November 29, 1918

London, United Kingdom

Military Service


Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment)

Citation(s):

Military Cross, London Gazette, # 30234, dated 16 August 1917, "For conspicious gallantry and devotion to duty. As Intelligence Officer, he observed the enemy position at close range. Finally he got within 400 yards of the enemy in daylight, and though under heavy fire, continued his observations and obtained information which was of the utmost value". Légion d'honneur (Chévalier), London Gazette # 31736 dated 16 January 1920.

Additional Information


Born:

August 9, 1881
Paris, France

Enlistment:

December 2, 1916
France

Son of Prince Gaston, Comté d'Eu and Isabelle de Bragance, Imperial Princess of Brazil of Chateau d'Eu, France. Brother of Prince Pierre d'Orléans et Bragance and Prince Louis d'Orléans et Bragance.

Commemorated on Page 480 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DREUX ROYAL CHAPEL
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

N/A

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Antoine Philippe– Photo courtesy of Thomas L. Skelding
  • Family Photo– Prince Gaston, Count of d'Eu and Isabelle de Gragance, Imperial Princes of Brazil with their three sons, Prince Pierre, Prince Luis and Prince Antoine.

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