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Not so uncommon apparently but he was one of a number of generals to have received both the Military GCB and the Civilian division - here a CB.

But he had some interesting stuff to go with that .... ÖEK1 and ÖFJ1.

 

Not to mention these!

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And the Order of the Star of Honour of Ethiopia - he was 2ic of the Mission to Menelik in 1897 and received the award then. Regards,

Owain 

P.S. His awards were sold by Spink in 1999 and included:

Distinguished Service Order, V.R., gold and enamel; Egypt, undated, two clasps, The Nile 1884-85, Toski (Lieut., R.A.); Queen’s Sudan (Lt. Col. Sir, K.C.M.G., C.B., D.S.O., R.A.); 1914-15 Star (General Sir, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., K.C.M.G., D.S.O.); British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. Oakleaf (Gen. Sir); Coronation 1902; Coronation 1911; Jubilee 1935; Coronation 1937; Territorial Decoration, GVR., un-hallmarked; Khedive’s Star 1884-6, with ‘Tokar’ clasp; Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, seven claps, Firket, Hafir, Sudan 1897, The Atbara, Khartoum, Sudan 1899, Gedid, unnamed; Khedive’s Sudan 1910-22, one clasp, Darfur 1916, unnamed.

Orders included in the Lot : G.C.B. (Military) & C.B. (Civil); G.C.V.O.; G.B.E., 1st Type (Civil); K.C.M.G.; K.St.J; Austria, Order of Franz Joseph, 1st Class; Austria, Order of the Iron Crown, Commander; Egypt, Order of Mohammed Ali, 1st Class; Egypt, Order of the Nile, 1st Class; Ethiopia, Order of the Star, Badge, Breast Star & Neck Badge; Hedjaz, Order of El Nahda, 1st Class; Turkey, Order of Osmanieh 1st Class; Turkey, Order of the Medjidie, 1st Class.

 

 

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