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About The Hon. Henry Cecil Vane

Date of Birth
19 September, 1882

Birth Place
15 Chester Square, SW London

Baptism
24 October, 1882 St Thomas Marylebone, Westminster,London, England

Date of Death
19 October, 1917 35y Died of fever

Place of Death
Rouen, France

Burial
St Severs Cemetery, Rouen, France

Relationships

Parents
Henry de Vere Vane (9th Baron Barnard) born Q2 1854 and Lady Catherine Sarah(Cecil) born Q2 1861 Married Q2 1881 Marylebone, London, England

Siblings
Christopher William born Q4 1888, Ralph Frederick born Q2 1891

Marriage
Lady Enid Victoria Rachel Fane (daughter of the Earl of Westmorland) 25 August, 1914 Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England

Career

Service
Army

Unit
1907 Durham Light Infantry Yorkshire Hussars, Royal Artillery (Royal Horse and Field Artillery) Enlisted 1914

Rank
Captain

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1903 - 1907 ADC to the Governor of Madras, India

Campaigns
1914 - 1917 France

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 Bournemouth, Christchurch, Hampshire, England 1901 Raby Castle, Staindrop, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past, Family Search, Forces War Records, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Staindrop Parish Messenger

Notes
Henry was educated at Eton College and Christ Church College, Oxford. Teesdale Mercury 7 November 1917 reported " Lord and Lady Barnard greatly value the many kind expressions of sympathy with them in the irreparable loss they have sustained by the death of their eldest son, and thank all most sincerely for their kindness." A memorial service for Captain the Honourable H. C. Vane was held in Staindrop Church on 8 November, 1917 and was reported in the Teesdale Mercury 14 November, 1917. Henry's brothers Christopher William and Ralph Frederick also served and survived.

- Research by DB