- Douglas Cochrane, 12th Earl of Dundonald
The Earl of Dundonald
The 12th Earl of Dundonald
Born 29 October 1852 Died 12 April 1935 (aged 82) Allegiance Canada Service/branch Canadian Militia Rank Lieutenant-General Commands held General Officer Commanding the Militia of Canada Battles/wars Mahdist War
Second Boer War
World War I
Awards Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
Cochrane was commissioned into the Life Guards in 1870. He served in the Nile Expedition the Desert March and the Relief of Khartoum in 1885. He was appointed Commanding Officer of 2nd Life Guards in 1895.
He married Winifred Cochrane, Countess of Dundonald and lived for many years at her home of Gwrych Castle in North Wales.
Military offices Preceded by
Sir Richard O'Grady Haly
General Officer Commanding the Militia of Canada
Replaced by Chief of the General Staff
The Lord Grenfell
Colonel of the 2nd Regiment of Life Guards
Sir Cecil Bingham
Peerage of Scotland Preceded by
Thomas Barnes Cochrane
Earl of Dundonald
Thomas Hesketh Douglas Blair Cochrane
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