Thursday, July 21, 2022

Pontifical Court Mourns Loss of Commander of the Pontifical Airbourne Guard of Honour

FIRENZE-NUOVA ROMA 21 July 2022 (NRom)

The Pontifical Court announces the death of Major General H.E. Marquis William Weber of Alcazar, Honourary Commander of the Pontifical Airborne Guard of Honour in the Pontifical Walsingham Guard. The Marquis was also a retired Colonel of the US Army, Korean War veteran, and held the Patriarchal Service Cross in recognition of his service. His other honours included the Chivalric Military Merit Order of St. Adrian and St. Sebastian, the Chivalric Merit Order of St. Martin de Porres, the St. Michael Chivalric Airbourne Order of Merit, the Holy Military Order of St. Michael, the St. Michael Chivalric Airborne Order of Merit, the Borgo Priolo Distinguished Order of Merit, and the ceremonial office of Grand Constable in the Ecclesiastical Archducal House of Alcazar.