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Kitchener, Horatio Herbert, 1st Earl Kitchener

Date of birth:
June 24th, 1850 (Ballylongford, Ireland)
Date of death:
June 5th, 1916 (west of Orkney, Scotland)
Mentioned on:
Hollybrook Memorial
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Awarded on:
1884

With three clasps: THE NILE 1884 – 85, GEMAIZAH 1888, & TOSKI 1889
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1885
"In recognition of his services whilst employed in the Egyptian Army."
Osmanlı Devlet Nişanı 3rd class
Rank:
Brevet Major
Awarded on:
June 18th, 1888
"In recognition of his services whilst actually und entirely employed beyond Her Majesty's Dominions with the Egyptian Army."
Mecidiye Nişanı 2nd class
Rank:
Brevet Colonel
Awarded on:
November 8th, 1889
"In recognition of his general services in Egypt."
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Rank:
Brevet Colonel
Awarded on:
November 18th, 1893
Rank:
Lieutenant-Colonel
Awarded on:
February 12th, 1894
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)
Rank:
Brigadier
Awarded on:
April 30th, 1894
Rank:
Brigadier
Awarded on:
1884
Rank:
Brigadier
Awarded on:
August 6th, 1886
Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG/DCMG)
Rank:
Major-General
Awarded on:
November 17th, 1896
"In recognition of the services during the recent operations in the Soudan."
Commander of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB/DCB)
Rank:
Major-General
Awarded on:
December 7th, 1896
"In recognition of his services as Sirdar of the Egyptian Army."
Rank:
Major-General
Awarded on:
1896
Rank:
Major-General
Awarded on:
1896

With 7 clasps: IRKET, HAFIR, SUDAN 1897, ABU HAMED, THE ATBARA, KHARTOUM & SUDAN 1899
Awarded on:
1897
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medal
Rank:
Major-General
Awarded on:
November 15th, 1898
"In recognition of services in Egypt and the Sudan, including the Batiks of Atbara and Khartum."
Grand Cross of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (GCB)
Period:
Second Boer War (1899-1902)
Rank:
Lieutenant-general
Unit:
Commanding-in-Chief of the Forces in South Africa
Awarded on:
November 29th, 1900
Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG)
Period:
Second Boer War (1899-1902)
Rank:
Lieutenant-general
Unit:
Commanding-in-Chief of the Forces in South Africa
Awarded on:
1900

With three clasps: JOHANNESBURG, PAARDEBERG & RELIEF OF KIMBERLY
Period:
Second Boer War (1899-1902)
Rank:
General
Unit:
Commanding-in-Chief of the Forces in South Africa
Awarded on:
July 12th, 1902
Order of Merit
Period:
Second Boer War (1899-1902)
Rank:
General
Unit:
Commanding-in-Chief of the Forces in South Africa
Awarded on:
1902

With two clasps: SOUTH AFRICA 1901 & SOUTH AFRICA 1902
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1908
Grand Commander of the Indian Empire (GCIE)
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
1902
King Edward VII Coronation Medal
Rank:
General
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1909
Grand Commander of the Star of India (GCSI)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1909

Given as a souvenir on foreign visits, and not worn.
Gensui
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1910

Given as a souvenir on foreign visits, and not worn.
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1910

Given as a souvenir on foreign visits, and not worn.
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
June 19th, 1911
Most Illustrious Order of Saint Patrick
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1911
King George V Coronation Medal
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1915
Order of the Garter
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1916

With palm
Croix de Guerre (1914-1918)
Period:
Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1916

With clasp ENGAGE VOLONTAIRE
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1918

Posthumously awarded
Order of Karadorde's Star - Grand Cross
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1921

Posthumously awarded
1914 Star
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1921

Posthumously awarded
British War Medal 1914-1920
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Field Marshal
Awarded on:
1921

Posthumously awarded
Victory Medal 1914-1918
Knight/Dame to the Venerable Order of Saint John (KStJ/DStJ)
Grootlint in de Leopoldsorde / Grand cordon de l'Ordre de Léopold
Grand Croix de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur

The Sovereign’s private permission to accept and wear.
Kyuokujitsu sho Guddokōdon Kiri no hana

The Sovereign’s private permission to accept and wear.
Ordine Militare di Savoia - Cavaliere di Gran Croce

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