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Lt.Gen.Sir Henry Seymour 
Rawlinson
1864 - 1925


Lt.Gen.Sir Henry Seymour 
Rawlinson
, Educ. Eton, Sandhurst.elder son. 1881 census recoprds in Hanover sq Source: Who Was Who Publisher: A&C Black Category: Biography Date of publication: January 2006 RAWLINSON, 1st Baron, created 1919, of Trent, Dorset (1864-1925) Details: RAWLINSON, 1st Baron, created 1919, of Trent, Dorset; Henry Seymour Rawlinson, GCB 1919 (KCB 1915; CB 1900); GCSI 1924; GCVO 1917; KCMG 1918; Bt, 1891; Commander-in-Chief of the Army in India since 1920; Member of the Executive Council of the Governor-General of India since 1920; General late 60th Rifles and Coldstream Guards; Member of Army Council, 1918; born 20 February 1864; eldest son of Maj.-Gen. Sir Henry Creswick Rawlinson, 1st Bt, and Louisa Caroline Harcourt, daughter of Henry Seymour, Knoyle, Wilts; succeeded father, as 2nd Bt, 1895; married 1890, Meredith Sophia Frances, only daughter of Coleridge John Kennard. Education: Eton; RMC, Sandhurst; Staff College, Camberley (psc). Work: Entered 60th KRR, 1884; ADC to Sir Frederick Roberts (later 1st Earl Roberts), Commander-in-Chief in India, 1887-1890; served with Mounted Infantry, Burma campaign (medal and clasp); entered Staff College, 1892; exchanged into Coldstream Guards, 1892; served in Soudan campaign as DAAG to Maj.-Gen. Horatio Herbert Kitchener (later 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum), 1898; present at battles Atbara and Khartoum (medal and two clasps, despatches twice); served war in S Africa (two medals and eight clasps); AAG (Ladysmith siege) Natal, 1899; AAG Headquarters, S Africa, 1900; commanded Mobile Column, 1901-1902 (despatches three times); Commandant Staff College, 1903-1906; commanded 2nd Brigade, Aldershot, 1907-1909; commanding 3rd Division, Salisbury Plain, 1910; served European War, 1914-1918 (despatches eight times, KCB, GCB, KCVO, GCVO, KCMG; promotion to Gen. and Lt-Gen.); commanded 4th Corps and 4th Army; commanded Forces in N Russia, 1919; GOC Aldershot, 1920; ADC to the King; Grand Officer Legion of Honour; Order of Danilo (Montenegro), 1st Class, 1917; French Croix de Guerre; Belgian Croix de Guerre; Rising Sun of Japan, 2nd Class; Order of St George, Russia. Publications: The Officers' Note-book. Recreations: hunting, polo, cricket, rackets, drawing. Heir: Heir to Baronetcy: brother Alfred Rawlinson [born 17 January 1867; married 1st, 1890, Margarette Kennard (died 1907), 5th daughter of William Bunce Greenfield; one son one daughter (and two daughters decd); 2nd, 1913, Jean Isabella Griffen Aitken (marr. diss. 1924)]. Clubs: Guards', Turf, Travellers', Hurlingham. Died: 28 March 1925 (ext)

Born: Hanover sq, , , , England 26th Feb 1864 Baptised:
Died: 26th Mar 1925Buried:
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1.
Lt.Gen.Sir Henry Seymour 
Rawlinson
(
Kennard
) 1864 - 1925
2.
Sir Henry Creswicke 
Rawlinson
(
Seymour
) 1810 - 1895
4.
Abraham Tysack 
Rawlinson
(
Creswicke
) 1777 - 1845
5.
Eliza Eudocia Albinia 
Creswicke
(
Rawlinson
) c. 1781 - 1863
3.
Louisa Caroline Harcourt 
Seymour
(
Rawlinson
) c. 1828 - 1889
6.
 

Siblings


1.
Lt.Col.Sir Alfred Frederick 
Rawlinson
(
Greenfield
,
Aitken
) 1867 - 1934

Spouses



1. 6th Nov 1890
Meredith Sophia Frances 
Kennard
(
Rawlinson
) + 1951

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26th Feb 1864Born England
6th Nov 1890Married
Meredith Sophia Frances 
Kennard
(
Rawlinson
) + 1951
1895
Lt.Gen.Sir Henry Seymour 
Rawlinson
(
Kennard
) 1864 - 1925 inherited the title
Rawlinson
  [Bt]
6th Oct 1919
Lt.Gen.Sir Henry Seymour 
Rawlinson
(
Kennard
) 1864 - 1925 inherited the title
Rawlinson
  [B]
26th Mar 1925Died
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