Was born in 1844, and educated at Radley College and Christchurch, Oxford. He served in the 60th Prince of Wales's Hussars from 1863 to 1874, and the 21st Hussars from 1874 to 1884. From 1884 to 1895 he commanded as Lieutenant-Colonel the Hampshire Carbineers Yeomanry. He is an A.D.C. to the King.
He was elected to the Royal Yacht Squadron in 1901, and has taken a practical interest in Solent yachting by becoming Commodore of the Royal Southern and the Castle Yacht Clubs. He is owner of the 90-ton steam yacht Chimera.
Clubs: Royal Yacht Squadron, Royal Southern, Castle Yacht Club.
Residence: Netley Castle, Netley Abbey, Hants.