Robert Peel Dawson Spencer Chichester (1873 - 1921) MP

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About Robert Peel Dawson Spencer Chichester

Lt.-Col. Robert Peel Dawson Spencer Chichester

Born. 13 August 1873,

Died. 10 December 1921

Lt.-Col. Robert Peel Dawson Spencer Chichester was born on 13 August 1873, son of Lord Adolphus John Spencer Churchill Chichester and Mary Dawson.

He married Dehra Ker Fisher, daughter of James Ker Fisher, on 11 December 1901.

He died on 10 December 1921 at age 48.1

  • He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Irish Guards.
  • He fought in the British Central Africa Campaign between 1897 and 1900.
  • He fought in the Boer War between 1899 and 1901.
  • He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the 14th (Service) Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles.
  • Commander of the 6th Battalion, Middlesex Regimet between 1904 and 1913.
  • High Sheriff of County Londonderry in 1907.
  • Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of County Donegal.
  • Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of County Antrim.
  • Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of County Londonderry.
  • Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County Londonderry.
  • Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County Donegal.
  • Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County Antrim.
  • High Sheriff of County Antrim between 1911 and 1912.1
  • He fought in the First World War.
  • He lived at Moyola Park, Castledawson, County Londonderry, Ireland.
  • Member of Parliament (M.P.) for South Derry in 1921.

Children of Lt.-Col. Robert Peel Dawson Spencer Chichester and Dehra Ker Fisher

  • Robert James Spencer Chichester b. 30 Sep 1902, d. 5 Jan 1920
  • Marion Caroline Dehra Chichester+ b. 10 May 1904, d. 1976
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