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also known as Albert Christian Edward Andrew

Earl of Inverness , Baron Killyleagh , Duke of York

Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Earl of Inverness, Baron Killyleagh. Decorated Silver Jubilee medal, South Atlantic Campaign medal, New Zealand Commemoration medal, Knight Commander Royal Victorian Order.

Background

Andrew, Prince was born on February 19, 1960 in London. Son of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth II.

Education

Student, Gordonstoun School, Scotland. Student, Lakefield College School, Ontario, Canada. Student, Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, England.

Career

Joined Royal Navy, 1979, advanced through grades to Commander, 1999, helicopter pilot HMS Invincible South Atlantic campaign, 1982, with 702 squadron HMS Osprey, 1983, with Lynx helicopter squadron HMS Brazen, 1986, with HMS Edinburgh, 1988, flight Commander HMS Campbeltown, 1989, Commander HMS Cottesmore, 1993, senior pilot 815 Squadron HMS Osprey, 1995, honorary captain, since 2005. Member Ministry of Defence, 1997-2001. Special representative international trade and investment United Kingdom Department Trade and Industry, since 2004.

Colonel-in-chief Staffordshire Regiment, 1989, Royal Irish Regiment, 1992, Royal New Zealand Army Logistic Regiment, 1997, Honorary Air Commodore Royal Air Force, Lossiemouth, 1997, Queen's York Rangers, 1998.

Membership

Patron British Schools Exploring Society, Jubilee Sailing Trust, Aycliffe School, Steamship Great Britain appeal, Fight for Sight, British Deaf Association, Commonwealth Association for the Deaf, English National Ballet, Contemporary Dance Trust.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, sailing, shooting.

Connections

Married Sarah Margaret Ferguson, July 23, 1986 (divorced 1996). Children: Beatrice Elizabeth Mary, Eugenie Victoria Helena.

father:
Prince Philip

mother:
Queen Elizabeth II

spouse:
Sarah Margaret Ferguson

children:
Eugenie Victoria Helena Andrew

Beatrice Elizabeth Mary Andrew