Joan saw active service during WW II, being appointed matron of the 2nd/6th Australian General Hospital, after she joined the Royal Australian Nursing Service. She took fifty nurses to Greece in 1941, but the German advance forced the group to evacuate to Alexandria, Egypt.
Jun 09, 2005 · He's the second son of Duke Albert II of Mecklenburg and Eufemia Eriksdotter, the daughter of duke Erik Magnusson of Sudermannia and the sister of king Magnus Eriksson of Sweden. He married Richardis, daughter to count Otto von Schwerin but she died in 1377 and is today buried in Stockholm.
Her daughter, Margherita Aldobrandini (1585 – 1646), became the wife of Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma, which made Olimpia the ancestress of Queen Mary Beatrice d’Este (Mary of Modena), the second wife of James II, King of England (1685 – 1688) and thus of the famous Stuart claimants, James Edward Francis Stuart (1688 – 1766), the ...
Albert Maria Forster (26 July 1902 – 28 February 1952) was a Nazi German politician and war criminal. New!!: Pomerania and Albert Forster · See more » Albert II, Margrave of Brandenburg. Albert II, Margrave of Brandenburg (born: – died: 25 February 1220) was a member of the House of Ascania. New!!:
Balthild was born in Anglo-Saxon Britain and was carried off by pirates (641), being sold as a slave to Erchinwald, Mayor of the Palace to Clovis II, King of Neustria (634 – 657). Clovis was captivated by her beauty and married her (649), their three sons all became kings, Clotaire III, Childeric II, and Theuderic III (Theirry).
The Duke of Westminster provided Margaret with a dowry of seventy-five thousand pounds. Prince Adolphus succeeded his father Duke Francis Paul as Duke of Teck (1900 – 1917) Margaret became the duchess of Teck. Both were present at the funeral obsequies of Queen Victoria (Feb, 1901) and at the coronation of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra (1902).
Charles was born in Brunswick, the eldest son of Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg. In April 1808, his mother, Princess Marie of Baden 1782–1808, died shortly after giving birth to a stillborn daughter when Charles was only three years old. Charles and his younger brother William, went to live with their maternal grandmother, Princess Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt, in Gluckstadt ...
Joan saw active service during WW II, being appointed matron of the 2nd/6th Australian General Hospital, after she joined the Royal Australian Nursing Service. Abbott took fifty nurses to Greece in 1941, but the German advance forced the group to evacuate to Alexandria, Egypt.