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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.

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Field-Marshal, 1st Viscount Wolseley, Garnet Joseph

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Wolseley statue

Unveiled by the Duke of Connaught.

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