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Gerald Morton

Gerald Morton

British Army general
Gerald Morton
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Intro British Army general
Was Military officer Soldier Officer
From United Kingdom
Type Military
Gender male
Birth 7 February 1845
Death 20 April 1906 (aged 61 years)
Star sign Aquarius
Awards
Companion of the Order of the Bath  
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order  
Knight Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire  
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Biography

Lieutenant-General Sir Gerald De Courcy Morton KCIE CB CVO (7 February 1845 – 20 April 1906) was a British Army officer who became General Officer Commanding 7th Division.

Military career

Morton was commissioned into the 6th Regiment of Foot in 1863. He served in Hazara in 1868 and fought in the Second Anglo-Afghan War before being appointed Adjutant-General in India in 1895 and becoming General Officer Commanding Lahore District in 1898. In January 1902 he was appointed a Major-General on the Staff to command the Dublin district, and six months later, on 23 June 1902, he was appointed General Officer Commanding 7th Division. He died in command of his division at Curragh Camp in 1906.

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