Barrow, George de Symons, Sir, 1864-1959

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Dates:
Birth 1864-10-25
Death 1959-12-28

Biographical notes:

1884-1929 army officer; 1884 assigned to Connaught Rangers; 1886 Indian Staff Corps; 1899 aide-de-camp to the commander-in-chief, East Indies; 1894-1895 served in Waziristan; 1895 captain; 1900 served in China during the Boxer rebellion; 1902 major, the Indian army; 1903 deputy adjutant and quartermaster general, India; 1908-c 1911 deputy assistant adjutant general, Staff College, Camberley; 1910 lieutenant-colonel; 1911-c 1914 staff officer, Staff College, Quetta; 1914 general staff officer; 1914-1918 served in the First World War, European theatre; 1915 CB; 1917 Legion of Honour; 1918 Order of the Nile (2nd class) and KCMG; 1919 KCB and served in the third Afghan war; 1919-1923 general officer commanding Peshawar district; 1921 lieutenant-general; 1923 adjuntant-general in India; 1923-1928 general officer commanding, Eastern Command, India; 1924-1928 aide-de-camp general to the King; 1925 general; 1928 GCB; 1939-1945 served in the Home Guard.

Epithet: army officer

Title: Knight

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  • North-West Frontier, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Palestine, Asia (as recorded)
  • France, Europe (as recorded)
  • Russia, Europe, Asia (as recorded)