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Arthur James Lyon Fremantle

  • Birth 11 Nov 1835
  • Death 25 Sep 1901
  • Burial Brighton, Brighton and Hove Unitary Authority, East Sussex, England
  • Memorial ID 12745678

British Army General. Born the son of Major General John W. Fremantle, he entered the British army in 1852. By 1860, he was a Captain in the Coldstream Guards and a Lieutenant Colonel in the army. Rge same year he was assigned as the military secretary at Gibraltar, a post he would hold until 1862. In April of 1863, after hearing stories of the Confederate States of America and the Civil War, Fremantle arrived in America, where would spend three months with the Confederate Army as an observer before leaving in July of 1863. After returning home he published a book about his trip, "Three Months in the Southern States." In 1882, he was promoted to Major-General and from 1884 to 1885 was the Governor of North Eastern Sudan in Egypt. In 1894, Fremantle was appointed as the Governor of Malta until 1899. Also in 1894, he would be knighted for the first of two times. Fremantle passed away in London in 1901.

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  • Originally Created by: G.Photographer
  • Added: 20 Dec 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12745678
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur James Lyon Fremantle (11 Nov 1835–25 Sep 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12745678, citing Woodvale Cemetery and Crematorium, Brighton, Brighton and Hove Unitary Authority, East Sussex, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .