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PostSubject: CHARLES MANSFIELD CLARKE   Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:11 pm

CHARLES MANSFIELD CLARKE

His rank was Lieutenant Colonel of the 57th.

C.B., 6. 1839 ; ed. at Eton ; entered the 57th Regt. 1856, became Capt. 1867, Major 1876, Lieut. -Col. 1878, Col. 1879 (h.p. 1880), and Maj.-Gen. 1888 : served with column on Taptee River 1858, in New Zealand wars 1861 and 1863-6,35 D.A.Q.M.G.

(four times mentioned in despatches, and medal) ; in Zulu campaign 1879

(mentioned in despatches, medal with clasp and C.B.), in operations in Basutoland 1880-1, and as Comdt.-Gen. of Colonial Forces at Cape of Good Hope, with local rank of Brig. -Gen. 1880-82 ; was an A.A.G. at Head Quarters 1884-6, D.A.G. in Ireland 1886-8, and in command of 3rd Inf. Brig, at Aldershot 1888-92, since when he has been D.A.G. at Head Quarters ; C.B. 1870 :
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PostSubject: Re: CHARLES MANSFIELD CLARKE   Sun Jan 23, 2011 4:49 pm

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PostSubject: Re: CHARLES MANSFIELD CLARKE   Mon Feb 21, 2011 11:29 pm

"Lieutenant General. C. M. Clarke.Third baronet of Dunham, GCB (1901), GCVO (1903), eldest son of Reverend Sir Chas Clarke, 2nd baronet, of Dunnam. Born 1839, married 1867, Gemma C, only child (died 1922) of W Pitt Adams; in Indian mutiny campaign 1858; New Zealand wars 1861, and 1868-6; in Zulu war 1879, commandant general of Colonial forces at Cape 1880-2; commanding an infantry brigade at Aldershot 1889-92, DAG to the forces 1892-3, Commander in Chief Madras and Member of Council 1893-95; Lieutenant General commanding the forces, Madras 1895-8; QMG to the forces 1899-1903, General 1902. Governor of Malta 1903-7, ret. 1907."
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