Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar, VC, PC, KP, GCB

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Frederick Sleigh Roberts

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Birthplace: Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Roberts, General Sir and Isabella Roberts
Husband of Nora Henrietta, Countess Roberts of Kandahar
Father of Frederick Hugh Sherston Roberts VC; Aileen Mary Roberts, suo jure Countess Roberts, DBE and Ada Edwina, suo jure Countess Roberts, OBE

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About Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar, VC, PC, KP, GCB

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Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts, Bt, VC, KG, KP, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCIE, KStJ, VD, PC (30 September 1832 – 14 November 1914) was a distinguished Indian born British soldier who regarded himself as Anglo-Irish and who was one of the most successful British commanders of the 19th century. He served in the Indian rebellion, the Expedition to Abyssinia and the Second Anglo-Afghan War before leading British Forces to success in the Second Boer War. He also became the last Commander-in-Chief of the Forces before the post was abolished in 1904.

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Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar, VC, PC, KP, GCB's Timeline

1832
September 30, 1832
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
1870
September 20, 1870
Age 37
1872
January 8, 1872
Age 39
1875
March 28, 1875
Age 42
1914
November 14, 1914
Age 82
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