Earl roberts of kandahar
Earl roberts of kandahar
Sir Rt Hon. Field-Marshal Earl Frederick Roberts VC KP KG OM GCB PC KStJ GCSI GCIE VD
(1832-1914)

Died aged c. 82

Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts, VC, KG, KP, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCIE, KStJ, VD, PC (30 September 1832 – 14 November 1914) was a British soldier who was one of the most successful commanders of the 19th century. He served in the Indian Rebellion, the Expedition to Abyssinia and the Second Anglo-Afghan War before leading British Forces to success in the Second Boer War. He also became the last Commander-in-Chief of the Forces before the post was abolished in 1904.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques