Herbert Kitchener

Herbert Kitchener (24 Juin 1850 – 5 Juin 1916) wis a Breetish general. born in Ballylongford, Ireland. He wis sent tae Swisserland tae gang tae militar heich skale at age 13. At age 20 he enlistit in th' French airmy as a mercenary durin' th' Franco-Prussian War. he eventually becam th' Breetish sirdar (ur commander-in-chief) ay th' Egyptian airmy an' later wis commander ay Breetain's forces in th' Boer War. In th' First Warld War he ran th' war ministry. Kitchener wis murthured in a ship mishanter in 1916. Some believed that th' Roushie communists murthured him.

The Earl Kitchener
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Birth nameHoratio Herbert Kitchener
Born24 June 1850
Ballylongford, Coonty Kerry, Ireland
Dee'd5 Juin 1916(1916-06-05) (aged 65)
HMS Hampshire, sunk wast o the Orkney Islands, Scotland
Allegiance Unitit Kinrick
Service/branchFlag of the British Army.svg Breetish Airmy
Years o service1871–1916
RankField Marshal
Commands heldMahdist War (1884–1899)
Seicont Boer War (1900–1902)
Commander-in-Chief, Indie (1902–1909)
Battles/warsFranco-Proushie War
Mahdist War:

Seicont Boer War:

First Warld War
AwairdsKnig=cht o the Gairten
Knicht o the Order o St Patrick
Knicht Grand Cross o the Order o the Bath
Member o the Order o Meerit
Knicht Grand Commander o the Order o the Starn o Indie
Knicht Grand Cross o the Order o St Michael an St George
Knicht Grand Commander o the Order o the Indian Empire
RelationsHenry Kitchener, 2nt Yerl Kitchener
Sir Frederick Walter Kitchener
Ither wirkBreetish Consul-General in Egyp (1911–1914)
Secretar o State for War, Unitit Kinrick (1914–1916)

The ceety of Kitchener, Ontario wis named efter Herbert Kitchener in 1916.[1]


  1. "One hundred years after disappearing, Berlin (Ontario) shows signs of revival". The Globe and Mail. August 26, 2016. Retrieved 8 May 2019.