Died of wounds received in action aged 23
Buried in the Landrecies Communal Cemetery Plot B3

Robert Cornwallis Maude was the only child of the 5th Viscount and his wife, Caroline A.M. Ogle. Robert succeeded to the title when his father died in 1908.

He was educated at St. Michael’s, Westgate-on-Sea, Winchester, and was up at Christ Church from 1908 until 1912, during which time he was a member of the University Contingent of the Officers’ Training Corps.

He was mobilised at the beginning of August 1914 and joined the 3rd Battalion the Coldstream Guards with the rank of Lieutenant. He fought in France and Belgium, and died of wounds received in action at Landrecies, Mons.

Probate was granted to his mother. He left £25,496-4s-7d.


Note of condolence from the King

Commemorative items and medals