Arthur Guinness
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Arthur Onslow Edward Guinness (1912 - 1945)

Major Arthur Onslow Edward Guinness aka Viscount Elveden
Born in London, England, United Kingdommap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 22 Jul 1936 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Father of , [private daughter (1930s - unknown)] and
Died at age 32 in Netherlandsmap
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Major Arthur Guinness was Killed in Action during World War II.


Arthur was born on 8 May 1912. He was the son of Rupert Guinness 2nd Earl of Iveagh and Lady Gwendolen Onslow.

He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England and at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

He gained the rank of Major in the Royal Artillery.

Arthur married Lady Elizabeth Cecilia Hare (daughter of Richard Granville Hare, 4th Earl of Listowel and Hon. Freda Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone) on 22 July 1936 at Westminster St. Margaret, London, England.[1]

They had 3 children.

He was styled as Viscount Elveden.

Arthur fought in the Second World War and was killed in action on 8 February 1845 in The Netherlands. He was 32 years of age.


Jonkerbos War Cemetery. Grave 21:B:7[2][3]

Memorial located at St Andrew and St Patrick Churchyard, Elveden, Forest Heath District, Suffolk, England. [4]


  1. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 October 2014), Arthur O E Guinness and null, 1936; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,
  3. Grave of Major Arthur Onslow Edward Guinness, Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Commonwealth War Graves Commission,
  4. Find A Grave: Memorial #47713078

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