Henry Cecil Vane

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Major Hon. Henry Cecil Vane (19 September 1882 – 9 October 1917) was the son and heir apparent of Henry de Vere Vane, 9th Baron Barnard of Raby Castle. He was wounded in World War I and died of those wounds shortly after, leaving his younger brother, Christopher Vane, 10th Baron Barnard as hair to the Raby estates. The Hon. Henry Cecil Vane was born on 19 September 1882 as the first son and heir apparent of Henry de Vere Vane, 9th Baron Barnard at Raby Castle in County Durham. Following family tradition, he attended Eton College and went up to Christ Church at the University of Oxford where he read for a BA, taking the degree in 1900. On 25 August 1914, he married the Lady Enid Victoria Rachel Fane, daughter of Anthony Mildmay Julian Fane, 13th Earl of Westmorland and Sybil Fane, Countess of Westmorland. Upon leaving university he began his career in the service of the 4th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, in which he held a captain's commission. Three years after his graduation, in 1903, he became aide-de-camp to Oliver Russell, 2nd Baron Ampthill the two time Governor of Madras who was, like Vane's father, a member of The Royal Alpha Lodge. In his capacity as aide-de-camp, he  ( Wikipedia article )


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Eton College
University of Oxford


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