Charles Toler MacMorrough Kavanagh (1864 - 1950)

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About Charles Toler MacMorrough Kavanagh

Lt.-Gen. Sir Charles Toler MacMorrough Kavanagh was born on 25 March 1864. He was the son of Rt. Hon. Arthur MacMorrough Kavanagh, The MacMorrough and Mary Frances Forde-Leathley. He married Mary Perry, daughter of Samuel Perry, in 1895. He died on 11 October 1950 at age 86.

  • He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.
  • He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.
  • He served in the Boer War. 1899-1902
  • He was decorated with the award of Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1902.
  • He was invested as a Commander, Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.) in 1909.
  • He was Commander of the 1st Cavalry Brigade between 1909 and 1913.
  • He was Commander of the 7th Cavalry Brigade in 1914.1 He fought in the First World War.
  • He was Commander of the 1st Army Corps in 1916.
  • He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1917.
  • He was Commander of the Cavalry Corps between 1917 and 1919.
  • He was decorated with the award of Croix de Guerre.
  • He was decorated with the award of Grand Officer, Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus of Italy.
  • He was decorated with the award of Chevalier, Legion of Honour.
  • He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.) in 1919.
  • He retired from the military in 1920, with the rank of Lieutenant-General, late of the 10th Hussars.
  • He held the office of Governor of the Military Knights of Windsor between 1932 and 1950.

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