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Brigadier Sir Henry Robert Kincaid Floyd, 5th Baronet[1] (7 May 1899 – 5 November 1968),[1] was a British soldier.

Floyd was educated at Eton College and at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. The fifth Baronet was a Brigadier in the 15th/19th Hussars and was Chief-of-Staff of the Eighth Army from 1944 to 1945. Between 1961 and 1968 he served as Lord-Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire.[2] A fervent supporter of horseriding and fox hunting he was killed in a riding accident at the age of 69.[2]

The Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School in Aylesbury is named after him.[2]

Honorary titles
Preceded by
Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, Bt
Lord-Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire
1961–1968
Succeeded by
John Young
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Henry Floyd
Baronet
(of Chearsley Hill, Bucks)
1915–1968
Succeeded by
John Floyd

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