He purchased a commission in the British Army, serving in the 10th Hussars Regiment (The Prince of Wales Own Royal Regiment of Light Dragoons) as a Cornet 28 August 1838, Lieutenant 5 February 1841, and Captain 6 December 1844.
He died unmarried at his home, 12 Little Stanhope Street, in Mayfair on 3 January 1880 at age of 61. Probate was granted on 28 January 1880.
A death notice in the Glasgow Evening Citizen on 5 January 1880 read that George ...died in London on Saturday evening in his 62nd year from bronchitis; his Lordship was uncle of the Duke of St. Albans, and served with the 10th Hussars in the Crimean War.
↑ HartsList1850>Hart, H.G., The New Annual Army List for 1850, 11th ed (London: John Murray, 1850), image p. 156, digital image, National Library of Scotland,: accessed 31 May 2020
↑ “England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995,” database, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1904/ : accessed 13 October 2019) > Wills and Administrations 1880 > Aaron-Beynon, image 362 of 439, “Page 362,” entry for The Honourable (commonly called Lord) Beauclerk George Augustus; citing Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England (London, England: n.p., n.d.), volume number not cited; attributed to "Crown Copyright."
↑ "England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPJ3-3NYK : 30 August 2018), George Augustus Beauclerk, 28 Jan 1880; citing Probate, England, United Kingdom, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Great Britain.; FHL microfilm
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