King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Survey of the Papers of Senior UK Defence Personnel, 1900-1975

BINGHAM, Hon Sir Francis Richard (1863-1935), Major General

Service biography
Joined Army 1883; Aide-de-camp to General Officer Commanding 3 Infantry Bde, Aldershot 1889-1892; attached to Egyptian Army 1893; Aide-de-camp to Commander-in-Chief, Madras, India 1893-1898; Adjutant, Prince of Wales Own Norfolk Artillery 1899-1900; Chief Instructor, School of Gunnery 1911-1913; Deputy Director of Artillery, War Office 1913-1916; World War I 1914-1918; Member of Ministry of Munitions Council 1916; Chief of British Section and President of Sub-Commission for Armaments and Material, Military Inter-Allied Commission of Control, Germany 1919-1924; Lt-Governor of Jersey and commander of troops in Jersey district 1924-1929; retired 1929; Col Commandant, Royal Artillery 1931-1933

No reply to approach letter sent to son's executor, 1981 Family reported in 1974 that the papers were destroyed in World War II (from Chris Cook, Sources in British political history, 1900-1951 (Macmillan, London, 1975))


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