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

FERGUSSON, Sir Charles, (1865-1951), 7th Baronet, General

Service biography
Joined Grenadier Guards 1883; Bn Adjutant 1890-1894; joined Egyptian Army 1895; Sudan 1896-1898; Commander 15 Sudanese Regt 1899; Commander, Omdurman District 1900; Adjutant General, Egyptian Army 1901-1903; Commander, 3 Bn Grenadier Guards 1904-1907; Brig Gen, General Staff, Irish Command 1907-1908; Inspector of Infantry 1909-1913; World War I 1914-1918; Military Governor of occupied German territory 1918-1919; retired 1922; Governor General and Commander-in-Chief, New Zealand 1924-1930

PRIVATE POSSESSION: Family retains papers, which include; letters home from the Sudan 1896-1900; letters home from the Western Front and Germany 1914-1919; diaries 1896-1899; diaries 1918-1919; file of papers relating to the Curragh Incident, Ireland 1914


Index terms
PLACES North Africa 1896-1900; North West Europe 1914-1919

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