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Lord Kitchener

Person   Born 1850 Died 5/6/1916

Field-Marshal Earl Kitchener of Khartoum, K.G. Born near Ballylongford, County Kerry, Ireland. Became a national hero leading the British army in the Sudan. Continued his career in the Boer War, India and Egypt. In WW1 he was appointed the Secretary of War and appeared on the recruiting posters "Your Country Needs You". His reputation suffered after the Gallipoli disaster. Drowned when the HMS Hampshire, taking him to Russia was sunk by the Germans off the Orkneys.

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Lord Kitchener

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50983

Kitchener statue

{On the front of the plinth:} Kitchener, 1850 - 1916 {On the front of the lo...

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56031

Knightsbridge - 4 - Kitchener

Stalin?  Can't be - for so many reasons, one being that he didn't look like t...

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44767

Lord Kitchener

LCC Field-Marshal Earl Kitchener of Khartoum, K.G. (1850 - 1916), lived here...

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49251

WW1 cross at St Botolph's

Unlike the majority of war memorials this was erected while the war continued...

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