Major-General Sir Sanford John Scobell, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO

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Major-General Sir Sanford John Scobell, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO

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Birthplace: Brighton, Sussex, England UK
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Son of Sanford George Treweeke Scobell and Edith Scobell (Palairet)
Husband of Cecily Maude Scobell
Father of Edith Ismay Anderson; George Palairet Scobell; Charles John Scobell and Melloney Style
Brother of Mary Hamilton Cartland; Scobell; Emily Katherine Scobell; Florence Eleanor Nixon-Eckersall; Melloney Scobell and 1 other

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About Major-General Sir Sanford John Scobell, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO

Major-General Sir Sanford John Palairet Scobell, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (26 September 1879 – 2 March 1955), known by his middle name John, was a senior officer in the British Army.

  • Son of Sanford George Treweeke Scobell, JP (1839–1912), of Down House in Redmarley and of Osborne House, The Park, Cheltenham, by his wife Edith (born 1849), fourth daughter of Septimus Henry Palairet (1807–1854), of the Grange in Bradford-upon-Avon, who was of Huguenot descent.

His father was a Major in the Worcestershire Yeomanry and the regiment's Honorary Lieutenant Colonel in 1896; he was the son of Rev. John Scobell, rector of Southover and All Saints in Lewes, who was part of the Scobell family of Nancealverne. In 1910, Sanford John Palairet Scobell married Cecily Maude, daughter of Charles C. Hopkinson, of Belgrave Lodge in Cheltenham; they had two daughters and two sons.

Following school at Winchester College, Scobell studied at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the Norfolk Regiment on 12 August 1899. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 29 August the following year and served in the Somaliland Campaign in 1904. On 24 January 1906, he became a Captain and served as an Adjutant between November 1907 and November 1910

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Major-General Sir Sanford John Scobell, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO's Timeline

1879
September 26, 1879
Brighton, Sussex, England UK
October 28, 1879
Lewes, Sussex, England UK
1911
December 22, 1911
Age 32
1913
October 3, 1913
Age 34
1917
December 1917
Age 38
1924
June 1, 1924
Age 44
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