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LTG Charles Brisbane Ewart

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LTG Charles Brisbane Ewart

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Death 8 Aug 1903 (aged 76)
Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England
Burial Folkestone, Shepway District, Kent, England
Plot Plot 18, grave 1154
Memorial ID 195762484 View Source
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Brigadier General, Lieutenant Governor of Jersey, Companion of the Order of the Bath. Queen Victoria appointed him Lieutenant Governor of Jersey, Channel Islands in 1887 after his long service in the Army. He became a subaltern in the Royal Engineers in 1845. Serving in the Crimean War, he quickly rose through the ranks during the battles of Alma, Balaclava and Inkerman. Through the siege of Sevastopol he was acting Adjutant and was mentioned in dispatches. Later he became a staff officer on the Ordnance Committee and was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath. As a Brigadier General he served in the Sudan War, supervising communications and railway building, again being mentioned in dispatches. After active service he became Lieutenant Governor of Jersey. The Royal Engineers awarded him the honorary rank of Colonel Commandant in 1902. He died at The Norfolk Hotel, Folkestone.

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The memorial has fallen over and is now lying in grave space 1155.


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