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John Arbuthnot
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George Bingham
Alexander Arbuthnot
(c 1769-1828)
Margaret Pheobe Bingham
Sir Charles George Arbuthnot


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Jane Caroline Charlotte Clarke

Sir Charles George Arbuthnot 22

  • Born: 19 May 1824 22
  • Died: 14 April 1899, 14 Dynevor Gardens, Richmond, Surrey aged 74 22,54

bullet  General Notes:

From The Times, April 18, 1899

General Sir Charles George Arbuthnot, died on Friday at Richmond, aged
74. He was the son of the Right Rev. Alexander Arbuthnot, D.D.,
Bishop of Killaloe, by Margaret Phoebe, daughter of Mr. George
Bingham, and was born in 1824. After receiving his education at Rugby
and at the Royal Military Acadmeny, Woolwich, he entered the Royal
Artillery in 1843, and became lieutenant in 1845, captain in 1851,
major in 1855, lieutenant-colonel in 1864, brevet-colonel in 1869,
major-general in 1881, lieutenant-general in 1886, general in 1890,
and colonel-commandant in 1893. From May, 1855, he served in the
Crimean, being present at the siege and fall of Sevastopol, in the
trenches with the siege train, and at the bombardment of June 6 and
17, and was twice wounded (mentioned in despatches, brevet of major,
medal with clasp, fifth class of the Medjidieh, and Turkish medal).
In 1878-80 he served in Afghan war, and commanded the expedition
against the Waziri Khagianis. He also commanded a movable column in
the operations in the Hissarik and Laghman
valleys (mentioned in despatches, K.C.B., and medal). In 1887 he
served with the Burmese expedition in chief command of the forces
(received the thanks of the Government of India, mentioned in
despatches, medal with clasp). He was D.A.G. from 1880 to 1883,
Inspector General of Artillery from 1883 to 1885, when he was
appointed president of the Ordnance Committee, Commander-in-Chief at
Bombay in 1886, and at Madras from 1886 to 1891, being placed on
retired pay in the latter year. He was created G.C.B. (Mil.) in 1894.
He married in 1868, Caroline Charlotte, daughter of Mr. William
Clarke, M.D.
Educated at Rugby School. After entering the Royal Military Academy in
February 1841 he was commissioned as second lieutenant in the Royal
Artillery on 17 June 1843. Served in the Crimean War. Wounded twice.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Knighthood: 24 May 1881. 22 Birth

2. He retired on 19 May 1891. 22 Retirement


Charles married Jane Caroline Charlotte Clarke, daughter of William Clarke and Unknown.

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