Field-Marshal, 1st Viscount Wolseley, Garnet Joseph
Person Male Born 4/6/1833 Died 25/3/1913
Field Marshal. Born Dublin. Served in the Indian Mutiny and the Crimean War. Led the attempt to relieve Khartoum. 1895 - 1900 Commander-in-Chief of the British Army. The very model of the 'Modern Major-General' in the 'Pirates of Penzance' by Gilbert. Died Menton, France. His reputation for efficiency led to the coining of the phrase "everything's all Sir Garnet" meaning tickety-boo.