Lord Louis Mountbatten
Person Male Born 25/6/1900 Died 27/8/1979
Admiral of the Fleet. 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Grandson of Queen Victoria and uncle of Prince Philip. Born Frogmore House, Windsor. Important commander in WW2. Supervised the transfer of power from India to Pakistan. Assassinated on a fishing trip on Bank Holiday Monday by the IRA who planted a bomb in his family holiday boat in County Sligo. Three others also died.