Hawarden, Viscount (Robert Cornwallis Maude)


The 6th Viscount was the only son of Lieutenant Colonel Robert Henry Maude, 5th Viscount Hawarden and Caroline, daughter of Major Arthur Ogle.¬† He entered Mr. Fort’s House (Moberly’s) ¬†from the Reverend E.M. Hawtrey’s school at Westgate-on-Sea. He went to Christ Church, Oxford, in 1908 and shortly after taking his degree obtained a commission in the Coldstream Guards. He succeeded his father as 6th Viscount Hawarden the same year. He died on August 26th 1914, of wounds received the day before at Landrecies during the retreat from Mons.

War: World War 1

  • Surname: Hawarden
  • Forenames or initials: Viscount (Robert Cornwallis Maude)
  • House: B
  • Years in School: 1904-1908
  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Regiment: Coldstream Guards
  • Date of Birth: 6th September 1890
  • Date of Death: 26th August 1914
  • How Died: Died of wounds
  • Location in War Cloister: Outer C6
  • Decoration: NA
  • Burial Site: LANDRECIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY: Grave B.3