Dermot McMorrough Kavanagh

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Colonel Sir Dermot McMorrough Kavanagh GCVO (9 January 1890 – May 1958)[1] was Crown Equerry of the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom from 1941 to 1955. He was educated at Eton College, and served in the 11th Hussars from 1909.

MacMorrough Kavanagh was Assistant Military Secretary in Eastern Command from 1926 to 1930, and, on promotion to Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Officer of the 11th Hussars from 1932 to 1936. In 1939 he was promoted to Colonel, and served in France in 1940.

He was an Equerry from 1937 to 1941, and then succeeded Colonel Sir Arthur Erskine, GCVO DSO in 1941. From 1957 until his death in 1958 he was an Extra Equerry.

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  1. ^ "Colonel Sir Dermot McMorrough Kavanagh". The Times. London, England. 30 May 1958. p. 17.