Field-Marshal Lord Kitchener

his life and work for the Empire
  • 241 Pages
  • 1.97 MB
  • English
Gresham , London
Kitchener, Horatio Herbert Kitchener, -- Earl, -- 1850-
Statementby E.S. Grew and others. Vol.1.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 241p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18916893M

Horatio Herbert Kitchener, British field marshal, imperial administrator, commander in chief during the South African War, and secretary of state for war at the beginning of World War I. At that time he organized armies on a scale unprecedented in British history and became a. Contents Books About: Numbering over five million men, Britain's army in the First World War was the biggest in the country's history.

Remarkably, nearly half those men who served in it were volunteers. 2, men enlisted between August and Decembermany in response to the appeals of the Field-Marshal Lord Kitchener. From the Collection of Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village 89 Merri Street Warrnambool Victoria.

Description Field-Marshal Lord Kitchener Vol 3 Author: E S Grew Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Co Date: Size H 23 x W x D cm.

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He is remembered for his re-conquest of Sudan from Islamic militants infor his activities in the Boer War in South Africa and for. Field-Marshal Lord Kitchener His Life and Work for the Empire, Vol.

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Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener KG, KP, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, ADC, PC (24 June – 4 June ) was an Irish born British Field Marshal.

Kitchener was Sirdar (British Commander in Chief) of the Egyptian Army. He defeated the Mahdist rebels against Egyptian rule in and conquered the Sudan for Britain and (nominally) ance: United Kingdom. Kitchener boards HMS Iron Duke from HMS Oak at pm on 5 June prior to lunching with Admiral Lord Jellicoe at Scapa Flow.

There was certainly a reasonable argument for the unusual course, for a fierce storm was blowing from the north-east and the lee of the islands offered some shelter. Horatio Herbert Kitchener was a British Field Marshal, and later Secretary of State for War, famous for his imperial campaigns and his role in the early stages of World War I.

The Lord Kitchener Memorial Book is a collection of some of his speeches, reviews of the progress of the war, and tributes from distinguished men who knew Kitchener. A sketch of the personality and trials of Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener particularly during World War I.

From inside the book. View all. The Tragedy of Lord Kitchener Viscount Reginald Baliol Brett Esher Full view - The Tragedy of Lord Kitchener Reginald Baliol. Addresses and accounts by Field Marshal Lord William Birdwood to - church parade, submission for the Lord Kitchener Memorial Book and the opening of a building in Ismailia Birdwood, Lord William Riddell (Field Marshal, b - d).

Field Marshal Horatio Kitchener - Autograph - Item HORATIO KITCHENER. Signature: 'Kitchener/F.M.', 3 3/4x1 3/4. Slightly creased. Slightly soiled at blank areas, tape stains at upper and lower margins. Overall fine condition. Shop for Field Marshal Horatio Kitchener related autographs, signed photographs, historical documents and manuscripts from the world's largest collection.

The Field-Marshal at the opening of the war enjoyed a military reputation which was second only to Lord Kitchener’s in this country; and he had worthily earned it. The memories of South Africa are swamped in those of the past five terrible years; yet there are some who have not yet forgotten the name of Colesberg and the excellent and.

Lord Kitchener, 11/24/15 Summary Photograph show Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener (), a British Field Marshal and proconsul who served in the Second Boer War and World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, ) Contributor Names. The 14th November this year will mark the th anniversary of the death of Field Marshal Lord Roberts, the most well-known soldier of his time, whose extraordinary life has much to tell us about Britain during the age of empire.

In his new biography, published to coincide with the anniversary. The third sex that sustained the Empire. The question Hamilton is really posing now is not whether Field Marshal Lord Montgomery of Alamein was gay, but. Horatio Herbert Kitchener Kitchener, 1st Earl (kĬch´ənər, kĬch´nər), –, British field marshal and d at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich (–70), he had a brief period of service in the French army before being commissioned () in the Royal Engineers.

A remarkable million of those who enlisted were volunteers responding to appeals issued by Field Marshal Lord Kitchener, then the Secretary of State for War.

This book tells the amazing story of 'Kitchener's Army' and its volunteer soldiers, the men of the 'First Hundred Thousand' and the many Pals' battalions that were later raised across.

Field Marshal Viscount Kitchener of Khartoum. A fine and large full length portrait of Lord Kitchener wearing field marshal's dress uniform wearing medals, the neck badge of the Order of Merit, and the breast stars of seven orders [his GCSI, which he was only awarded in Junein the centre] and holding his baton in his right : $   Field Marshal Lord Roberts and Major General Lord Kitchener spent their first five weeks in South Africa restoring morale, reorganising their forces and deceiving the enemy as to their intentions.

In the next four weeks their offensive transformed the war: Kimberley and Ladysmith were relieved from Boer sieges and an enemy force of under Author: Rodney Atwood. Memorial Fund The History of the Lord Kitchener National Memorial Fund The LKNMF was established more than 80 years ago as a permanent living memorial to Field Marshal Lord Kitchener of Khartoum, Secretary of State for War, whose tragic death in cut short a momentous career and stirred the Nation to the same extent as did the death of Winston Churchill in Numbering over five million men, Britain's army in the First World War was the biggest in the country's history.

Remarkably, nearly half those men who served in it were volunteers. 2, men enlisted between August and Decembermany in response. "George H.

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Cassar has now capped his studies of the British generals in the early part of the First World War with this fresh second look at Field Marshal Lord Kitchener. Cassar's depth of knowledge, crisp prose, and excellent judgments make for a fascinating analytical biography of the ambitious, intelligent bachelor who stood head-and Author: George Cassar.

Horatio Kitchener was born on 24 June in County Kerry, Ireland. He was educated in Switzerland and at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. Inhe joined in the Royal Engineers.

He took. Revealed: The underwater grave of Lord Kitchener and other men who died when their warship hit a mine years ago.

Lord Kitchener died in when HMS Hampshire was hit by a German mine off. Kitchener of Khartoum Field Marshal 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum "Field Marshal Earl Kitchener of Khartoum, the hero of the Sudan from another era, has had his reputation reinstated in a new biography to mark the th anniversary of his greatest victory, at Omdurman.Field-Marshal Lord Kitchener: His Life and Work for the Empire Grew, E.

S., et al. Published by Gresham Publishing CompanyLondon ().Lord Kitchener, who was the Secretary of State for War and a Field Marshal, died on June 5, when the HMS Hampshire hit a German mine off Orkney and sank in 15 minutes.