Henry Wilson

Field Marshal Sir Henry Hughes Wilson

Rush ID: 7989

Details

Born:
5 May 1864
Died:
22 June 1922
Birth place:
Edgeworthstown, County Longford, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
James Wilson, of Edgeworthstown, County Longford, and his wife Constance
Notes:
Murdered by Irish republicans at his London home. Knighted (K.C.B.) 1915, created Baronet 1919. Chief of Imperial General Staff, 1918-1922.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1915
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
7989
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q373940
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WILSON, Field Marshal Sir Henry (1864-1922)

Constituencies

  1. Down North

    Party: Unionist
    Year of election: 1922*
    Date of election: 21 February 1922
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1922*
    Date of exit: 22 June 1922
    Party: Unionist
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Schools

  1. Marlborough

Marriages

  1. Wray, Cecil Mary

    Year: 1891

Parties

  1. Unionist member

Clubs

  1. White's Club

  2. Travellers' Club

  3. Royal Yacht Squadron