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Sir Frederick Sleigh Roberts

Field Marshal

Service No. Unknown

Age 82

Died on 14 November 1914

General Staff

ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL

London, United Kingdom

1st Earl of Kandahar, Pretoria and Waterford. Born at Cawnpore, India. Privy Counsellor. Son of the late Gen. Sir Abraham Roberts, G.C.B., and the late Lady Roberts; husband of the late Countess Roberts, C.I., R.R.C., of Englemere, Ascot, Berks. Educated at Eton, Sandhurst and Addiscombe. Commissioned to the Bengal Artillery (Dec., 1851); served throughout the Indian Mutiny 1857 (V.C.); and the Abyssinian (1867-68) and Lushai (1871-72) Expeditions. Also served in the Afghanistan Campaign (1878-80) and Commanded the Kabul-Kandahar Field Force Aug.-Sept., 1880. Commanded the Forces in Ireland (1895-99); Commander-in-Chief in the South African War (1899-1900). Commander-in-Chief in India (1885-93) and at Home (1901-04). Master Gunner of St. James' Park and Colonel-in-Chief of Overseas and Indian Forces in the United Kingdom during the Great War.

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''THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT A SOLDIER''. ALL HONOUR AND GLORY IS YOURS.

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Thank you for serving our country. We appreciate your efforts and bravery to keep us safe

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I wish I had known you and had a chance to thank you for everything you gave to us who survive you.

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LORD ROBERTS. DIED ST. OMER. BURIED ST. PAULS CATHEDRAL. LONDON

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DIED AT ST. OMER FRANCE. BURIED IN ST PAULS CATHEDRAL

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DIED ST. OMER. BURIED IN ST. PAULS CATHEDRAL LONDON

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''BOBS''. LORD ROBERTS. FROM THE WAR DIARIES OF ALAN DAVID BARCLAY MARPLES OF THE LIVERPOOL SCOTTISH REGIMENT. NOV. 16. 1914.....OUR BATTA...

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