Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameBrigadier General Thomas Walter BRAND 3RD VISCOUNT HAMPDEN AND 25th LORD DACRE JP GCVO KCB CB CMG
Birth1869
Death1958
EducationEton and Trinity College Cambridge
MotherSusan Henrietta CAVENDISH (1846-1909)
SpouseLady Katharine Mary MONTAGU-DOUGLAS-SCOTT
Death1951
Children
Notes for Brigadier General Thomas Walter BRAND 3RD VISCOUNT HAMPDEN AND 25th LORD DACRE JP GCVO KCB CB CMG
10th Hus: joined 1889, Capt 1898, Boer War 1899–1901 (despatches, Queen's Mdal 6 clasps), Maj 1903–04, Col 1935–39; WW I: Lt-Col 1st Bn Herts Regt TF 1913–15 (Hon Col TA 1930) (despatches eight times, Legn Hon); Col and Hon Brig-Gen TFR 1919–21, Ld-Lt and CC Herts, ADC to HM GEORGE V 1920–31, Ld-in-Waiting 1924–36, KStJ;

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Brigadier-General Thomas Walter Brand, 3rd Viscount Hampden GCVO KCB CMG (29 January 1869 – 4 September 1958) was a British peer and soldier, the son of the 2nd Viscount Hampden.

Marriage and family

On 29 April 1899, he married Lady Katharine Mary Montagu-Douglas-Scott (a daughter of the 6th Duke of Buccleuch) and they had eight children.

Military career[edit]
He served as an officer in the Hertfordshire Regiment, and as commanding officer of the 1st Battalion from February 1913. Following the outbreak of the First World War, the Hertfordshires were deployed to the Western Front and Brand remained in command until January 1915. Subsequently, he was promoted to Brigadier General and appointed to command the 126th (East Lancashire) Brigade at Gallipoli and later the 185th (2/1st West Riding) Brigade at the Battle of Cambrai (1917) and the battles of 1918.[1][2][3] Between 1935 to 1939, he was Colonel of the 10th Royal Hussars.

Other interests[edit]
In 1899, he played in the first international polo match between England and Australia in Melbourne alongside George Bellew-Bryan, 4th Baron Bellew.[4]
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