Princess Alice and Prince Andrew with all their children, circa 1930. Behind: Princess Cecilie (left) and Princess Sophie. In front, left to right: Princess Margarita, Prince Philip, parents, and Princess Theodora. The family disintegrated soon after this photo was taken, with Philip being all but orphaned. He was taken in by his British grandmother and eventually ended up in the care of his uncle, Lord Louis Mountbatten.
Prince Ludwig of Hesse and by Rhine , , was the eldest son of Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse and Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, an older sister of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He was the first great-great-great-grandchild of Queen Victoria.He died with his parents and younger brother in a plane crash over belgium in November 1937
Child Princess Cecilie (22 Jun 1911-16 Nov 1937) Greece by unknown photographer. Future wife of to Grand Duke Georg Donatus (Georg Donatus Wilhelm Nikolaus Eduard Heinrich Karl) (George Donatus William Nicholas Edward Henry Charles) (8 Nov 1906-16 Nov 1937) Hesse. 3rd child of Prince Andrew (Andreas) (1882-1944) Greece & Princess Alice (1885-1969) Battenberg, Germany.
Princess Alice of Greece wearing the Meander Tiara. (Also known as the Greek Key Pattern) The tiara was a wedding gift from Princess Alice to her daughter-in-law, Queen Elizabeth II, who in turn gave it to Princess Anne. Princess Anne's daughter, Zara Phillips, wore this tiara on her wedding day.
Elizabeth Bowes Lyons, 1914 (4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002) was the Queen Consort of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions from 1936 until his death in 1952. After her husband's death, she was known as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, to avoid confusion with her daughter, Queen Elizabeth II. Before her husband ascended the throne, from 1923 to 1936 she was known as the Duchess of York. She was the last Queen Consort of Ireland and Empress Consort of India.
The four sisters of the future Prince Philip. He is the youngest, so all of these lovely ladies have passed on. They all choose to live in Germany and raise their families, one kept the Montbatten name. Prince Phillip is 95 so his nieces and nephews could be greats and great greats.