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Sir William Robertson, Field Marshal

Person  Male  Born 29/1/1860  Died 12/2/1933

Categories: Armed Forces

Born Lincolnshire with humble origins. He enlisted in 1877 and rose rapidly through the ranks, not commanding troops but excelling in intellectual work such as languages and intelligence. Died at home at 88 Westbourne Terrace. The first and only British Army soldier to rise from private soldier to field marshal.

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