Gerald Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster

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Captain Gerald Hugh Grosvenor, 4th Duke of Westminster DSO PC (13 February 1907 – ) is the son of Captain Lord Hugh William Grosvenor and Lady Mabel Crichton and a grandson of Hugh Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster.

He studied in Sandhurst and showed particular gallantry during the seige of Sandhurst during the Revolution eventually escaping England in a leaky boat which barely reached Holland. Upon his arrival to Canada he learned that his cousin William Grosvenor, 3rd Duke of Westminster had not been seen or heard of anywhere since the Revolution and so he had succeeded to the title Duke of Westminster. In 1926 he was commissioned into the 9th Lancers. He was promoted Lieutenant in 1927, Captain in 1933.

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