He was a seventh great grandson to New England immigrant Thomas Loring. His great great grandfather Joshua Loring had been an United Empire Loyalist and from his great great grandfather"s generation this branch of the family returned to the British Isles. He studied at the Royal Naval College, Osborne and Tonbridge School.
He served in both world wars.
From 1953 he was to the household of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. They had two daughters.
He died in 1979.
He became an to the household of members of the British Royal.