19 Nov 1937: The Funeral for the family of Grand Duke Georg Donatus (8 Nov 1906–16 Nov 1937) Hesse. The Duke, his wife Duchess Cecilie, their 2 sons, Ludwig & Alexander, 3rd son unnamed born & died at accident site & Georg Donatus' mother Eleonore were killed in a plane crash 2 days earlier. His daughter Johanna was not on the plane & survived. His father, Grand Duke Louis is center as chief mourner, along with Cecilie's brother Prince Philip UK & their uncle Lord Louis Mountbatten.
https://flic.kr/p/denQYx | Princess Alice of Battenberg with her family | Princess Alice, her mother Princess Victoria of Hesse, her father Prince Louis of Battenberg (later Marquis of Milford Heaven), brother Prince George (later 2nd Marquis of Mildford Heaven), Princess Louise (later Queen of Sweden) and youngest brother Prince Louis (later Earl Mountbatten of Burma). After the outbreak of WW1, the Battenbergs (a morganatic branch of the Grand Ducal Hessian Family), were living in the UK…
Princess Alice (Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie) (1885-1969) of Battenberg, Germany with her only son, Prince Philip (1921-living2013) Greece. Like her Aunt Alix, last empress of Russia, Alice had 4 daughters & 1 son. She & her family had many trials & tribulations but didn't meet the tragic end of Alix of Russia & her family (the murder of Alix & her husband & their children), 1921.
The Duke of Edinburgh, commander of the British Naval frigate Magpie, with Princess Olga of Yugoslavia (left), his cousin, and Princess Helen of Greece, his aunt, during his visit to Athens, 20 Sept, 1950