General, Sir Sidney Chevalier Kirkman, GCB, KBE, MC

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General, Sir Sidney Chevalier Kirkman, GCB, KBE, MC

Also Known As: "Kirkie"
Birthdate: (87)
Birthplace: Bedford, Bedford, England, United Kingdom
Death: November 05, 1982 (87)
Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Husband of Lady Amy Caroline Erskine Kirkman
Father of Charles Chevalier Kirkman and James Hamilton Kirkman

Occupation: Director General of Civil Defence, Civil Defence Department; General, British Armed Forces
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About General, Sir Sidney Chevalier Kirkman, GCB, KBE, MC

General Sir Sidney Chevalier Kirkman GCB, KBE, MC (1895–1982) was a general in the British Armed Forces from 1944 to 1950 and Director General of Civil Defence in the Civil Defence Department from 1954 to 1960.

During the First World War, Kirkman was commissioned as an officer in the Royal Artillery in 1915 and was awarded the Military Cross during his time at the Western Front and in Italy[6] and attained the rank of acting major while commanding a battalion.

Source: Sidney Kirkman - Wikipedia

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General, Sir Sidney Chevalier Kirkman, GCB, KBE, MC's Timeline

1895
July 29, 1895
Bedford, Bedford, England, United Kingdom
September 18, 1895
Bedford, Bedford, England, United Kingdom
1933
1933
Age 37
Amesbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
1935
June 2, 1935
Age 39
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
1982
November 5, 1982
Age 87
Hampshire, England, United Kingdom