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Alexander HAMILTON-GORDONAge: 80 years18591939

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Birth February 6, 1859 41 28
Death of a paternal grandfather4th Earl of Aberdeen, George HAMILTON-GORDON KG, KT, FRSE, FRS. PC,
December 14, 1860 (Age 22 months)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Frederick William HERSCHEL Sir
May 11, 1871 (Age 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMargaret Brodie STEWART
August 3, 1884 (Age 25 years)

Religious marriageIsabel NEWMARCHView this family
1888 (Age 28 years)
Source: India, Select Marriages, 1792-1948
Death of a fatherAlexander HAMILTON-GORDON
May 19, 1890 (Age 31 years) Age: 72
Death of a motherCaroline Emilia Mary HERSHEL
January 29, 1909 (Age 49 years)
Death February 13, 1939 (Age 80 years) Age: 79
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Birth: February 6, 1859 41 28Westminster, London, England
Death: February 13, 1939Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, England
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Birth: February 6, 1859 41 28Westminster, London, England
Death: February 13, 1939Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, England
Marriage: 1888Holy Trinity Church, Murree, West Bengal, India

MarriageIndia, Select Marriages, 1792-1948
See also Probate entry.
Wikipedia:,_born_1859) Educated at Winchester College, Hamilton-Gordon was commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1880. His first military service was in the Second Afghan War in 1880. Hamilton-Gordon later served in the Boer War taking part in actions at Ladysmith, Spion Kop, Vaal Kranz and Tugela Heights. He became Deputy Assistant Adjutant General for Intelligence in South Africa in early 1901. Arriving back in the United Kingdom, he briefly became an Instructor at the School of Gunnery before he was appointed a Deputy Assistant Quarter-Master-General at Aldershot in October 1901. In 1910, he took a posting as Director of Military Operations in India, where he served until 1914, when he became General Officer Commanding-in-Chief for Aldershot Command. In 1916, he was given command of IX Corps, serving at the Battle of Messines and the Third Battle of the Aisne. He was relieved in 1918 and retired in 1920. He died in 1939. In 1888, he married Isabel Newmarch, with whom he had three children. Biographical Summaries of Notable People: Birth: July 6 1859. Death: Feb 13 1939. Education: Winchester College
England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915: Name: Alexander Gordon. Registration Year: 1859. Registration Quarter: Jul-Aug-Sep. Registration district: St James Westminster, London. England. Volume 1a, Page 341. England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906: Name: Alexander Gordon. Gender: Male. Christening Age: 0. Birth Date: 6 Jul 1859. Christening Date: 9 Aug 1859. Christening Place: Westminster, London, England. Father: Alexander Gordon. Mother: Caroline Amelia Mary Hamilton Gordon. 1861 England Census: Argyle House, St James, Westminster, London, England with parents & siblings. (age 1) 1871 England Census: Tonbridge, Kent, England. At school. (age 11) 1881 England Census: Monk Coniston Park, Lancashire, England. Visitor (Head, in Charge). (age 21) Lieutenant Royal Artillery (Active) India, Select Marriages, 1792-1948: Name: Alexander Hamelton Gordon. Gender: Male. Marriage Date: 15 Oct 1888. Marriage Place: Holy Trinity Church, Murree, West Bengal, India. Spouse: Isabel Newmarch. FHL Film Number: 510886. 1891 England Census: Portsea, Hampshire, England with wife & child. (age 31) Captain RA. UK, British Army Lists, 1882-1962: Name: Alexander Hamilton Gordon. Birth Date: 6 Jul 1859. Military Year: 1902. Rank: Lieutenant Colonel. England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007: Name: Alexander H Gordon. Death Age: 79. Birth Date: abt 1860. Registration Date: Mar 1939. Registration district: Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England. Volume 3a, Page 1563. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966: Name: Sir Alexander Hamilton Gordon, KCB. Death Date: 13 Feb 1939. Death Place: Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, England. Will Probated 5 Apr 1939, in London, England. FamilySearch ID: LZG5-3K3 2018