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 Francis Grenfell

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Francis Grenfell

  • Birth 29 Apr 1841 Swansea, Swansea, Wales
  • Death 27 Jan 1925 Beaconsfield, South Bucks District, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Burial Winchester, City of Winchester, Hampshire, England
  • Memorial ID 74221952

Memorial to Field Marshall Francis Lord Grenfell, PC GCB GCMG, Colonel Commandant the King's Royal Rifle Corps, born Swansea, son of Pascoe St Leger Grenfell and Catherine Grenfell. Educated at Milton Abbas, Dorset and in 1859 obtained a commission in the 3rd Btn 60th Rifles subsequently serving in the Cape Frontier and Zulu wars, Egypt where he became the Sidar of that country's army in 1885. He was knighted in 1885 and promoted Major General in 1889 and commanded forces in Suakim and Toski, Sudan. He became the governor of Malta in 1899.

He died on 27th January 1925 and is buried at Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.


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  • Created by: Stephen Potts
  • Added: 31 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74221952
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Grenfell (29 Apr 1841–27 Jan 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74221952, citing Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, City of Winchester, Hampshire, England ; Maintained by Stephen Potts (contributor 47130638) .