Sir Charles Mansfield Clarke

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Sir Charles Mansfield Clarke

Birthdate: (92)
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Clarke and Rosa Mary Clarke
Husband of Constance Marion Clarke and Gemma Cecila Clarke
Father of Æthel Rosa Clarke; Kathleen Bingham and Major Charles Henry Geoffrey Mansfield Clarke
Brother of Frederick Clarke

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Sir Charles Mansfield Clarke,_3rd_Baronet

General Sir Charles Mansfield Clarke, 3rd Baronet, GCB, GCVO (13 December 1839 – 22 April 1932) was Quartermaster-General to the Forces.

Military career

Educated at Eton College, Clarke was commissioned into the 57th Regiment of Foot in 1856.

He rose to become Commandant-General of the Colonial Forces of the Cape of Good Hope between 1880 and 1882. He held a series of administrative roles before becoming Commander-in-Chief of the Madras Army in 1893 (renamed "the Madras Command of the Indian Army" in 1895).

He was Quartermaster-General to the Forces from 1899 until 1903 when he became Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Malta: he retired in 1907.

He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Clarke of Dunham Lodge on 25 April 1899.


In 1867 he married Gemma Cecilia Adams (who died in 1922) and together they went on to have a son and two daughters. In 1929 he married Constance Marion Warner.

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