GeneralDOUGLAS, Sir CHARLES WHITTINGHAM H.

Died 25/10/1914

Aged 64

Chief of the Imperial General Staff and First Military Member of the Army Council
General Staff

A.D.C. to Colonel
Gordon Highlanders

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Chief of the Imperial General Staff and First Military Member of the Army Council. Married, 1887, Ida De Courcy Gordon. Joined 92nd Highlanders 1869; served in Afghan War (1878-80); South African War (1881); Soudan War (1884-5); A.D.C. to H.M. Queen Victoria (1898-1901); to H.M. King Edward VII (1901); commanded 9th Brigade and a Field Column of the South African Field Force (1900); Adjutant-General to the Forces and Second Military Member of the Army Council (1904-9); General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Southern Command (1909-11); Inspector-General of the Home Forces from 1911; General (1910). An extract from the Annual Register, 1914 reads:-. having worked at the War Office, though seriously ill, until a week before his death.

Buried at KENSAL GREEN (ALL SOULS') CEMETERY

Location: London, United Kingdom
Number of casualties: 538

Cemetery/memorial reference: 188. Path Side. 44434.

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This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.