Edward Lisle Strutt Mountaineer
Lt-Col. Edward Lisle Strutt CBE, DSO (8 February 1874 – 7 July 1948) was an English soldier and mountaineer, and President of the Alpine Club from 1935–38. Strutt was the son of Hon. Arthur Strutt and Alice Mary Elizabeth Philips de Lisle. His paternal grandfather was Edward Strutt, 1st Baron Belper. On 10 October 1905 he married Florence Nina, daughter of John Robert Hollond MP DL, of Wonham, Bampton, Devon. They had no children. Educated at Beaumont College, Windsor, then at Christ Church, Oxford, and Innsbruck University, Strutt served in the Boer War and the First World War, gaining many decorations and attaining the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Scots. He commanded a detachment of soldiers from the Honourable Artillery Company that escorted the family of Charles I, the last Austro-Hungarian Emperor-King, to safety in Switzerland in 1919, after having served as the family's protector at Eckartsau on the personal initiative of King George V.
|Date of birth|
|February 8th, 1874|
|Date of death|
|July 7th, 1948 at age of 74|
1. Christ Church, Oxford Colleges/University
Christ Church (Latin: Ædes Christi, the temple (æděs) or house (ædēs) of Christ, and thus sometimes known as The House), is one of the largest constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. As well as being a college, Christ Church is also the cathedral church of the diocese of Oxford, namely Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford.
2010. 250 mil. £
|Official web page||www.chch.ox.ac.uk|