Brackenbury, Henry, Sir

Born: Sep 01, 1837 AD
Died: 1914 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: General


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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