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of Picton, Nova Scotia, who d. 1840, by Jane,

who d. 1888, dau. of the late Fraser, Esq., of W.

River, Nova Scotia ; b. 1832 :m. Ist 1861 Margaret,
who d. 1880, dau. of the late Martin Bolger, Esq.. of
Geelong; 2ndly 1885 Anna Bertha, dau. of the late
John Collins, Esq., of Brisbane. Sir Simon Fraser,
who was educated at W. River Seminary, Picton Co.,
went to Australia 1852; was formerly gold-digging,
contracting for bridges and building railways; a Mem-
ber of the Victorian Parliament for nearly 40 years ;
a Member of the Convention which framed the Com-
monwealth Constitution, and a Senator of the Federal
Parliament of Australia from its beginning to 1913. —
Norla, Toorak, Melbourne, Victoria; Nyang Statimi,
Riverina, N.S.W. ; Australian Club, Melbourne.

+FRASER, the Hon. Sir William, Knt.—
Cr. 1918.

Son of the late Capt. Hugh Fraser, 5th Madras Light
Cav., of Leadclume, Inverness-shire; b. 1840; m.
1874 Ellen Isabel, eldest dau. of Alfred Edward
Chetham-Strode, Esq., of Dunedin, New Zealand. Sir
William Fraser, who was educated at Elizabeth Coll.,
Guernsey, and at Victoria Coll., Jersey, elected to the
Provincial Council of Otago, New Zealand, 1866, and
entered the New Zealand Parliament 1893, was
Minister of Public Works, Roads and Bridges, Mines,
and in charge of Public Buildings and Domains,
Dominion of New Zealand, 1912-15, and has been
Minister of Public Works and Minister in Charge of
Roads Department since 1915. — Tinakori Road, Wel-
lington, New Zealand ; Wellington Club, Wellington.

FRASER, Sir Gordon, Knt.— Cr. 1918.

Eldest son of Gilbert Fraser, Esq., of Manchester, who
d. 1914, by Jessie, youngest dau. of the late Joseph
Bowker, Esq.. of Manchester; b. 1873; m. 1908
Rachel Ellis, only dau. of the late Sir Bosdin Thomas
Leech, of Manchester. Sir Gordon Fraser is Managing
Director of Messrs. Best & Co. Ltd., Madras ; M.L.C,
Madras ; President of the Madras Chamber of Com-
merce ; a Commissioner Madras C'orporation and a
Trustee Madras Port Trust. — Pughs Gardens, Adyar,
Madras, India; Oriental Club, w. ; City of London
Club, E.c. ; Madras Club, Madras.

-I- FRASER, Sir John Malcolm, Knt.— Cr.
1919.

B. 18 — . Sir John Fraser is temp. Comm. and Acting
Capt. R. Naval Vol, Reserve. — 18, Vale Avenut,
Chelsea, s.w,



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T?RASER, Capf. Charles James Roy, of
Lochavich, Argyllshire.
KkUr son of Major Charles Ross Fraser, of Heatherle}', ;
Inverness, who d. 1889, by Julia Josephine Margaret,
who d. 1868, dau. of the late Walter Angus Bethune, |
Esq., of Dunrobin, Tasmania; b. 1863; m. 1895;
Wilhelmina Mary, dan. of Hector "William Pope Smith,
Esq., of Olrig, New Zealand, and has a dan., Mary
Charlotte Eoy. Capt. Fraser, who was educated at
Balliol Coll., O.\ford (B.A. 1886), is a J.P., C.C, and
C.S. for Argyllshire, and temp. Capt. Training Reserre
Batt., previously 18th (Service) Batt. Manchester Regt.
— Lochavich, Argyllshire; Duaig, Taynuilt, Argyll-
shire; R. Highland Yacht Chih, Oban.

ERASER, Major Francis, of Tornaveen, Aber-
deensliire.
Only surviving son of William Nathaniel Fraser, Esq.,
of Tornaveen and of Findrack, Aberdeenshire, who d.
1899, by Philadelphia Lambe, who d. 1900, dau. of
the late Hugh Veitch, Esq., J.P., D.L., of Stuartfield ; |
b. 1855 ; m. 1881 Flora Beatrice, dau. of the late Capt. |
John Henderson-Macdonald, 78th Highlanders, and j
has, with other issue, a .son, * Francis William Ion
Victor, O.B.E., M.C., Capt. Seaforth Highlanders and
R.A.F. ; educated at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst ; b.
1887. Major Fraser, who was educated at Edinburgh
Academy and at Edinburgh Univ., and was formerly
Capt. and Hon. Major 3rd Batt. E. Yorkshire Regt.,
is a Magistrate for Aberdeenshire. — Tornaveen, and'.
Rhinstock, Aberdeenshire ; Junior Constitutional Club,
w. ; Sports' Club, s.w. ; R. Forth Yacht Club, Granton. ]

FRASER, Mrs., ofReelig, Inverness-shire ; and \
of Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire. !
Augusta Zelia, eldest dau. of William Frederick Webb, ^
Esq., J. P. and D.L., of Newstead Abbey, who d. 1899, |
by Emilia Jane, who d. 1889, elder dau. of the late
Thomas Mills Goodlake, Esq., of Wadley House, anil
Letcombe Regis, Berkshire ; m. 1889 Philip Affleck
Fraser, Esq., of Reelig, who d. 1918, leaving, with 2
daus., a son, * Charles Ian, b. 1903. Mrs. Fraser s. ^
her brother Major Roderick Beauclerk Webb, of
Newstead Abbey, who d. on active service, 1916.—
Residence : Moniaek, Kirkhill, Inverness-shire. j

FRASER. See Lovat, Mac/cemie-Fraser, and Salioun. j

I



educated at Eton, and assumed the additional surname
I of Mackenzie by deed poll 1907, was formerly a tea
planter in Ceylon, Capt. 3rd Batt. Q.O. Cameron
Highlanders, temp. Capt. attached to the Depdt 1914-
15 and temp. Capt. in the Army 1915-18, and is a
J.P. and D.L. for Ross and Cromarty, and Capt. ret.
I — Bunchrew, Inverness; Netley Park, Gomshall,
Surrey ; Allangrange, Mwilochy ; Junior Carlton Club,
s.y>:;' Bath C?«i, w.

PRASER-MACKINTOSH, Mrs., of Drum-
mond, and Kilvean, Inverness-shire.
Eveline May, only child of Richard David Holland, Esq.,
J.P., of Kilvean, who d. 1916, by Helen, who d. 1859,
youngest dau. of the late John MacGregor, Esq. ; m.
1878 Charles Eraser-Mackintosh, Esq., LL.D., of
Drummond, a J.P. and D.L. for Inverness-shire, who
d, 1901. — Residences: Lochardill, Inverness; Brack-
loonagh, Branksome Park, Bournemouth ; 34, De Vere
Gardens, w.

PRASER-TYTLER, Major James Francis,
D.S.O., of Woodhouselee, Midlothian.
Eldest son of James William Fraser- Ty tier, Esq., ot
Woodhouselee, who d. 1904, by Christian Alice (who
m. 2ndly 1912, as his 2nd wife, Lieut.-Col. Edward
Grant Fraser-Tytler, of Aldourie and Balnain, Inverness-
shire, who d. 1918), 4th dau. of the late William Scott-
Kerr, Esq., of Chatto and Sunlaws, Roxburghshire ; b.
1884; m. 1911 Florence Helen, only child of the late
Henry Williams, Esq., of Calcutta. Major Fraser-
Tytler, who was educated at Charterhouse and at
Ch. Ch., Oxford (B.A. 1906), and admitted a Writer
to H.M.'s Signet 1911, is a Magistrate for Midlothian
and Major Lovat's Scouts Yeo., T.D. — Woodhouselee,
Rosslyn, Midlothian.

FRASER-TYTLER, Major Neil, D.S.O.

(with Bar), of Aldourie, and Balnain,

Inverness-shire.
Only surviving son of Lieut.-Col. Edward Grant Fraser-
Tytler, J.P. and D.L., late Coram. Lovat's Scouts Yeo.,
T.D., of Aldourie, and Balnain, who d. 1918, by his Ist
wife Edith Adriana, who d. 1910, eldest dau. of the
late Right Hon. Sir Charles Jasper Selwyn, Lord
Justice of Appeal; b. 1889; m. 1919 Christian Helen,
only dau. of the late John Campbell Shairp, Esq., J.P.,
of Houstoun, Linlithgowshire. Major Fraser-Tytler,
who was educated at Eton, is a Member of London
Stock Exchange, Major Inverness-shire R.H.A., T.F.,
and a D.A.A. and Q.M.G., Supreme War Council,
France; has the French Croix de Guerre, with Silver
Star and Palm Leaf. — Aldourie Castle, Inverness;
Bachelors', and Bath Clubs, w.



ERASER-MACKENZIE, Mrs., of Allan-
grange, Ross-shire.
Beatrice Anna, elder dau. of Capt. Alexander Watson
Mackenzie, J.P. and D.L., of Ord, Ross-shire, who d.
1899. by Angel Babington, whoc/. 1911, dau. of the late
Rev. Benjamin Peile, of Bishop's Hatfield, Hertford- FRASER-TYTLER, of Keith Marischal,
shire; m. 1887 Capt. Robert Scarlett Fraser-Mackenzie, ' Haddingtonshire. See Skene-Tytler.

of Bunchrew, Inverness-shire, and of Netley Park,
Surrey (wAo;h scf). Mrs. Fraser-Mackenzjes. her cousin jijj^2ER, Sir JameS GeOKGE, Knt., LL.D.,



James Fowler Mackenzie, Esq., J.P. and D.L., 1907
— Bunchrew, Inverness; Netley Park, Gomshall,
Surrey ; Allangrange, Munlochy.

FRASER - MACKENZIE, Capt. Robert
Scarlett, of Bunchrew, Inverness-shire ;
and of Netley Park, Sarrey.
Third son of John Fraser, Esq., of Bunchrew, who
d. 1876, by Hester Mary Mostyn, who d. 1902, dau.
of the late Edmund Lomax, Esq., of Netley Park ;
b. 1 853 ; s. his brother Col. Edmund Lomax Fraser,
lata King's R. Rifle Corps, 1904; m. 1887 Beatrice
Anna, elder dau. of the late Capt. Alexander Watson
Mackenzie, of Ord, Ross-shire, and has, with other
issue, a son, * John Ord Alastair, late Lieut. 2nd Lovat's
Scouts Yeo. ; educated at Eton and at Trinity Coll.,
Cambridge ; i. 1 890. Capt. Fraser-Mackenzie, who was



D.C.L., Litt.D.— Cr. 1914.

Eldest son of Daniel Frazer, Esq., of Rowmore, Gare-
lochhead, Dumbartonshire, who d. 1900, by Katherine,
who d. 1899, dau. of the late John Brown, Esq.; b.

1854 ; m. 1896 , dau. of , and widow of

Grove. Sir James Frazer, who was educated at Larch-
field Academy, Helensburgh, at Glasgow Univ., and at
Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B A. 1878, M.A. 1881, Hon.
D.C.L. Oxford 1899, Hon. LL.D. Glasgow 1896, Hon.
Litt.D. Durham 1898), and called to the Bar at the
Middle Temple 1882, is a Fellow of Trinity Coll.,
Cambridge, and of the British Academy.and the Author
of 'Totemism,' 'The Golden Bough,' and many other
works on anthropological subjects; has been Pro-
fessor of Social Anthropology at Liverpool since 1907.

jlthenaum Club, s.w. ; Albemarle Club, w. ; 1, Brick

Court, Middle Temple, e.c.

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FEAZBR, the Misses, of Annagh, co. Sligo.

Alma Catharine, Kate Peyton, and Lilla Margaret,
daus. of Edward Frazer, Esq., of Annagh, who d. 1863,
by Mary, youngest dau. of the late Thomas Kirkwood,
Esq., J. P., of Woodbrooke, co. Boscomraon ; s. (jointly
with their sister Mary, who d. 1909) their brother
Edward Wynne Frazer, Esq., 1896. — Annagh, Bally-
farnon, co. Sligo.



FREAKE,



Thomas Geoege, Bart. — Cr,



Only surviving son of Sir Charles James Freake, 1st
Bart., J.P., of Fulwell Park, Middlesex, by Elizi
Pudsey, who d. 190O, dau. of the late Charles Wright
Etq. ; b. 1847 ; «. 1884; 7Ji. 1868 Frederica Charlotte
Mary, 2nd dau. of the late Col. Frederick Thomas
Maitland. Sir Thomas Freake, who was educated
Magdalene Coll., Cambridge, is a J.P. for Dartmouth
(Mayor 1898 and 1899), and Patron of 2 livings. —
43,, Sloane Street, s.w.

fleir, his son Frederick Maitland, temp. Lieut. H.i.,
previonsly (1914-16) 6th Reserve Regt. of Cav. ; late Lieut.
R. Gloucestershire Hussars Yeo. ; educated at Magdalene
Coll., Cambridge ; b. 1876 ; m. 1902 Alison, youngest
dau. of the late Christopher Ussher, Esq., of Eastwell,
CO. Galway, and haa a son, "Charles Arland Maitland,



FREDERICK, Sir Charles Edward St. John,
Bart., O.B.E.— Cr. 1723.

Elder son of Sir Charles Edward Frederick, 7th Bart.,
by Emma Agnes, 3rd dau. of Thomas Taylor, Esq.,
formerly H.E.I.C.S. ; h. 1876; s. 1913; m. 1911 Ada
Louisa, only dau. of the late Cfesar Czarnikow, Esq.,
of Effingham Hill, Surrey, and widow of Lieut.-
Col. George Seymour Charles Jenkinson, D.S.O.,
of Lamport Grange, Northampton. Sir Charles
Frederick is Capt. Northamptonshire Yeo. aud an
A.D.C. — Lamport Grange, Northampton; 7, Hay
Hill, -w.

Heir Pi-es., his brother Edward Boscaweu, Major ret., late R.
Fusiliers ; educated at Ebon : b. 1880 : 7«. 1913 Edith
Katharine Cortlandt (Kathleen), younger dau. of the
late Col. William Hutcbinson Mulloy, formerly R.E., of
Hughstowu, 00. Roscommon, and has, with other issue,



•Charles Boscawen,



1919.



+ FREBLING, the Rev. Sir James Robert,
Bart.— Cr. 1828.
Third and only surviving son of John Clayton Freeling,
Esq. (2nd son of the 1st Bart.), who d. 1853, by Mary,
who d. 1883, 3rd dau. of the late Edward Coxe, Esq., of
Hampstead; b. 1825 ; s. his nephew Sir Harry Free-
ling, 6th Bart., 1914; m. 1851 Annabella Elizabeth,
who d. 1903, eldest dau. of the late Walpole Eyre,
Esq., of Bryanston Square, W., and has a dau.,
Annabella Maria, m. 1881 Major Willie Heyo, Belgian
R.H.A. Sir James Freeling, who was educated at
Winchester, at Exeter Coll., Oxford, and at Durham
Univ. (B.A. 1851, M.A. 1857), was Chaplain at
Chantilly 1868-70, Hon. Assistant Chaplain at Brussels
1870-7, and Chaplain at Bonn 1878-82.

Beir Pres., his nephew Clayton Pennington (only son of Sir
Sanford Freeling. K.O.M.O., who d. 1894, by Frederica
Seliua Owen, dau. of the late George James Pennington
Esq.), b. 1867; m. 18 , dau. of .

FREELING, Harriett Amelia, Lady.

Dau. of the late Rev. W. E. James, Vicar of Holy
Trinity, Leicester; m. 1885 Sir Harry Freeling, 6th
Bart., who d.s.p. 1914. — 2, Elm Park Gardens, s.w.

+FREELING, Frederica Selina Owen, Lady.

Dau. of the late George James Pennington, Esq. ; m.
1856 Sir Sanford Freeling, who was Governor of the
Gold Coast Colony 1876-80, of Trinidad 1880-4, and
Who was or. K.C.M.G. 1878, and d. 1894.
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FREEMAN, George Mallows, Esq., K.C. of
The Grey Friars, Winchelsea, Sussex.
Only son of Robert Freeman, Esq., of Kensington, who
d. 1887, by Frances Augusta, who d. 1889, dau. of the
late Robert Lily Storks, Esq., of London ; b. 1851 ; in.
1873 Annie, dau. of Robert Holborn, Esq., of London,
and has, with other issue, a son, * Philip Anthony Mal-
lows, b. 1892. Mr. Freeman, who was educated at
Kensington Grammar School and at C.C.C, Oxford
(B.A. 1872), called to the Bar at the Inner Temple
1874, appointed a Q.C. 1896, and elected a Bencher
1907, is a Magistrate for Sussex (High Sheriff 1919)
and for Buckinghamshire, and Deputy Chairman of the
E. Sussex Quarter Sessions, aud was Mayor of Win-
chelsea 1911, 1912. 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, and
1918. — The Grey Friars, Winchelsea, Sussex; Herons-
dale Manoe, Waldron, Sussex ; Conservative Club, s.w. ;
24a, Bryanston Sqitare, w.

FREEMAN, Walter, Esq., of Bilton Court,
Yorkshire.
Only surviving son of thelate Alfred Freeman, Esq., and
nephew of Hanson Freeman, Esq., of Bilton Court, who
d. 1884; b. 1856; m. 1st 1884 Mary, who d. 1886, only
dau. of the late John Dunn, Esq. ; 2ndly 1889 Edith
Annie, who d. 1910, youngest dau. of the late Henry
Freeman, Esq., of SoutliowTani , near Halifax, and has,
with other issue, a son, b. 1891. Mr. Freeman is a
J.P. for the W. Riding of Yorkshire.— Sifto» Court,
Knaresborough.

FREEMAN. See Childe- Freeman.

FREEMAN-MITFORD. See Bedesdale.

FREEMAN-THOMAS. See WilUngdon, Lord.

FREER-SMITH, Sir Hamilton Pym, Knt.,
C.S.I.— Cr. 1905.

Son of Adam Freer Smith, Esq., of Galston, Ayrshire,
who d. 1862, by Clara Jane Lyne, who d. 1899, dau.
of the late Capt. Edmund Denman, R.N. ; b. 1845;
m. 1st 1879 Constance Emily, who d. 1885, dau. of the
late George Frederick Bagnall, Esq., of Cheltenhan
2ndly 1891 Selina Kingsford, dau. of the late George
Wilson, Esq., of Tapton Hall, Yorkshire. Sir Hamilto
Freer-Smith, who assumed the prefix surname of
Freer by royal license 1905, is a Comm. ret. R.N.,
and was Superintendent Inspector attached to the Home
Office for special duties in connection with Dangerous
Trades 1893-1906, a Member and Secretary of the
Home Office Committee on Dangerous Trades 1895-9,
President of the Indian Factory Labour Committee
1906-7, and Chairman of the Home Office Committees
on Ventilation and Humidity in Cotton Cloth
Factories 1908-10 and in Flax Spinning and Weaving
1912-13; appointed a Factory Inspector under the
Home Office 1875. — Bemvell, Sunbury, Middlesex,
Army and Navy Club, s.w. ; S. Southern Yacht Club,
Southampton ; i?. Motor Yacht Club, Netley ; Bern-
bridge Sailing Club, Me of Wight.

FREETH, Lady.

Florence Thompson, eldest dau. of the late Thomas
Oakes, Esq., of Windsor; m. 1870 Sir Evelyn Ereeth,
who was Secretary to the Estate Duty Department
of Inland' Revenue 1902-8, and who was cr. Knt. 1908
and d. 1911. — 16, Kemplay Soad, Hampstead, n.w.

1 REKE. See Carbery ; aad Evans-Freie. j



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FREMANTLB, the Hon. Lady.

Sophia, youngest dau. of Abel Smith, Esq., M.P., of
Woodhall Park, Hertfordshire, who d. 1859, by his
2nd wife Frances Anne, who d. 1885, youngest dau.
of Gen. Sir Harry Calvert, 1st Bart., G.C.B., G.C.H.; ,
m. 1865 the Hon. Sir Cliarles William Fremantle,
a J.P. for Middlesex, for co. London, and for West-
minster, who was Deputy Master of the R. Mint 1868- ]
94, and British Eepresentative on the Suez Canal
Board 1896-1903, and who was cr. K.C.B. 1890 and
d. 1914. — Sloane Terrace Mansioits, s.w.



FREMANTLE, Adm. the Hon. Sir Edmhnd
RoBEET, G.C.B., C.M.G., F.R.C.I.,
F.R.G.S.— Cr. K.C.B. 1889, G.C.B. 1899.

Fourth son of Thomas Francis, 1st Lord Cottesloe, who
d. 1890, by Louisa Elizabeth, who d. 1875, elder dau. of
F.M. Sir George Nugent, 1st Bart. ; h. 1836 ; m. 1866
Barberina Rogers, eldest dau. of the late Hon. Robert
Mackintosh Isaacs, LL.D., of Sydney, N.S.W. Sir
Edmund Fremantle is a J.P. for Buckinghamshire ; an
Adm. ret., and Rear-Adm. of the United Kingdom
(from 1901), and was a Naval A.D.C. to H.M. Queen
Victoria 1881-5, Second-in-Command of the Channel
Squadron 1886-8, Commander-in-Chief on the E. India
Station 1888-91, on the China Station 1892-5, and
at Devonport 1896-9; has the Orders of the Crown
of Prussia, 1st Class, and the Brilliant Star of Zanzi-
bar, 1st Class. — United Service Club, s.w.; 44, Lower
Sloane Street, s.w.

FREMANTLE, Vice- Adm. Sir Sydney Robert,
K.C.B., M.V.O.— Cr. 1919.
Eldest son of Adm. the Hon. Sir Edmund Robert
Fremantle, G.C.B. , C.M.G., by Barberina Rogers,
eldest dau. of the late Hon. Robert Mackintosh Isaacs,
LL.D., of Sydney, N.S.W. ; b. 1867; m. 1896 Leila
Hope, younger dau. of the late Delvin David Fre-
mantle, Esq., Lieut. R.N. Sir Sydney Fremantle
is a Vice-Adm., a Comm. of the Legion of Honour, of
the Italian Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus, and
of the Redeemer of Greece ; has the Japanese Order
of the Rising Sun, 2nd Class; was Deputy Chief
of the Naval Staff and a Lord of the Admiralty
1918-19 ; appointed to command 1st Battle Squadron,
Atlantic Fleet, 1919. — IVardown House, Petersfield,
Hants; Naval and Military Club, w. ; Wellington
Club, i.w. ; 144, Cromwell Road, s.w.

FREMANTLE, Francis Edwaed, Esq., O.B.E.,
P.R.C.P., F.R.C.S., of Bedwell Park,
Hertfordshire.
Eldest surviving son of the Very Rev. the Hon. William
Henry Fremantle, D.D., of Bedwell Park, formerly
Dean of Ripon, who d. 1916, by his 1st wife Isabella
Maria, who d. 1901, younger dau. of Sir Culling
Eardley-Eardley, 3rd Bart, {ext.), of Bedwell Park;
b. 1872; m. 1906 Dorothy Marion Travers, only dau.
of the late Henry Joseph Chinnery, Esq., J.P., of
Fringford Manor House, Oxfordshire, and has a son,
•Francis David Eardley, b. 1906. Mr. Fremantle,
who was educated at Eton and at Balliol Coll., Oxford
(B.A. 1894, M.A. and M.B. 1899,M.Ch. 1903, M.R.C.P.
1899. F.R.C.S. 1903,F.R.C.P. 1910), and was formerly
Surgeon-Lieut. Herts Imp. Yeo., Civil Surgeon attached
toR.A.M.C. in S. Africa 1899-1900 and War Corres-
pondent in Manchuria 1904, is temp. Lieut.-Col.
R.A.M.C, T.F., Sanitary OflScer E. Anglian Div., and
Medical Officer of Health for Bertioidshiie.— Bedwell
Park. Hatfield, Hertfordshire; Union Club, e.w.



FREMANTLE. See Cottesloe, Lord.



FRENCH, H.I.M. the Ex-Empress of the, of
Farnborough Hill, Hampshire.
Eugenie Marie de Guzman, dau. of the late Count de
Montijos, of Spain, by Donna Maria Manuela Kirk-
patrick, of Closeburn, Dumfriesshire ; m. 1863 Charles
Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of the French,
who d. 1873. Her Imperial Majesty is also, in her own
right, Countess-Duchess of Teba. — Farnborough Hill,
Farnborough, Hampshire ; Villa Cyrnos, Cap Martin.

FRENCH OP TPRES, Viscount (John
Denton Pinkstone Feench, K.P., G.C.B.,
G.C.V.O., K.C.M.G., P.O., O.M.).— Cr.
1915.
Only son of Capt. John Tracy WiUiam French, R.N.,
of Ripple Vale, Kent, who d. 1855, by Margaret, dau.
of the late William Eccles, Esq.; b. 1852; m. 1880
Eleonora Anna, 2nd dau. of the late Richard William
Selby-Lowndes, Esq., J.P., of Elmers, Buckingham-
shire. Viscount French of Ypres, who was formerly a
Midshipman R.N., is a Field Marshal, Col.-in-Chief
R. Irish Regt., Col. Irish Guards and 19th Hussars,
which regiment he formerly commanded, Hon. Col. 1st
Eatt. Cambridgeshire Regt., Hon. LL.D. Cambridge
1903, and Dublin 1919, and Hon. D.C.L. Oxford 1904;
commanded the 1st Cav. Brigade Aldershot 1899 and
the Cav. in S. Africa 1899-1901, and was Gen.
Officer Commanding-in-Chief the Aldershot Command
1901-7, Inspector-Gen. of the Forces 1907-12, A.D.C.
Gen. to H.M. King George V. 1911-14, Chief of the
Imperial Gen. Staff of the Army and 1st Mil. Member
of the Army Council 1912-14, Inspector-Gen. of the
Forces and in command of the British Expeditionary
Force in France and Flanders 1914-15, and F.M. Com-
manding-in-Chief the troops in the United Kingdom
1916-18; appointed Lord Lieut, of Ireland 1918;
has the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour, and
of the Italian Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus,
the Grand Cordon of the Japanese Order of the Rising
Sun, with Paulownia, and of the Order of Leopold of
Belgium, the Orders of the Red Eagle of Prussia, 1st
Class, the Iron Crown of Austria, St. Alexander Nevski
and St. George, 3rd Class, of Russia, Karageorge of
Serbia, 1st Class, with Swords, the Danuebrog of
Denmark, the Spanish Order of Merit, the M^daille
Militaire and Croix de Guerre of France and the
Croix do Guerre of Belgium. — Viceregal Lodge,
Dublin ; Athenceum, Marlborough, and United Service
Clubs, s.w. ; Cavalry Club, w. ; 94, Lancaster Gate,
w. ; brumdoe, near Boyle, co. Bosco7mnon.

Heir, his son John Richard Lowndes, Lieut, and Hon. Oapt.
T.F. Reserve, late Lieut, and temp. Capt. London Brigade,
R.F.A., T.F. ; b. 1881 : m. 1916 Olivia Mary, joungest dau.
of the late Major-Gen. Thomas John, formerly Duke of
Cornwall's L.L, and has a dau.

FRENCH, Sir Somerset Riohaed, K.C.M.G.,
A.I.E.E.— Cr. 1901.

Son of the late Robert F'rench, Esq., by Sarah, dau.
of the late Henry Kingston, Esq., M.D. ; b. 1848 ; m.
1893 Josephine, only dau. of the late Joseph Beauval
Murphy, Esq., M.D., R.N. Sir Somerset French was
Postmaster-Gen. and Gen. Manager of Telegraphs,
Cape of Good Hope, 1892-1907, and Agent-Gen. in
London for that Colony 1908-10. — Aylwins, Mayjield,
Sussex; Junior Carlton CVwJ, s.w.; Civil Service Club,
Cape Town.

FRENCH, Major-Gen. Sir George Arthur,
K.C.M.G.— Cr. 1902.
Son of the late John French, Esq., of Mornington Park,
CO. Dublin; A. 1841 ; m. 1862 Janet Clarke, who if. 1917,
youngest dau. of the late Robert Long lunes, Esq., 37th
Regt. Sir George French is a Major-Gen. ret., late E.A.,
and a Col. Commandant E.A. ; was Commissioner of
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N.W. Mounted Police, Canada, 1873-6, Commandant '
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Brigadier-Gen. in India 1894-6, and Commandant of
the Colonial Forces in N.S.W. 1896-1902.—


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