Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, KG, KP, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, ADC, PC
b 24 June 1850, d 5 June 1916
Led the British forces at the battle of Omdurman in 1898, took a leading part in the Boer War, was C in C India for 10 years and was killed during 1916 when the ship he was on was sunk, probably by a mine.
He face is one of the most memorable ever seen on a British soldier, mainly due to its use on the famous recruiting poster on WW1.
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