Brackenbury, Henry, Sir
Born: Sep 01, 1837 AD
Died: 1914 AD, at 76 years of age.
1837 - Henry Brackenbury was born in Bolingbroke, Lincolnshire on the 1st of September.
- He was educated at Eton, then at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich.
1856 - He joined the British Army.
1857-1858 - He served in the Central Indian Campaign.
1870-1871 - He served in the Franco-Prussian War.
1873-1874 - Brackenbury offered to join his Ashanti Campaign at which time he became part of the Wolseley ring,
1879 - He acted as his military secretary in the Zulu War.
1880 - He became Private Secretary to the Viceroy of India.
1886 - He became Director of Military Intelligence.
1891 - He was a Member of the Council of the Viceroy of India,
1896 - He became President of the War Office Ordnance Committee.
1897 - He was made Colonel Commandant.
1899-1901 - He became Director-General of Ordnance and a General.
1904 - Brackenbury retired and was made a Privy Councillor.
1914 - He died on the 20th of April in Nice, France.
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