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Arthur Roberts (British Army officer)

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Died  17 May 1917 London
Rank  Brigadier General
Years of service  1890 - 1917

Service/branch  British Army
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Name  Arthur Roberts
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Unit  Royal Fusiliers, Royal West African Frontier Force

Brigadier General Arthur Colin Roberts CMG DSO (1870-1917) was a senior British Army officer during the First World War.

Biography

Born in 1870, Arthur Roberts was educated at Bedford School. He received his first commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Fusiliers in 1890, and served during the Second Boer War, taking part in operations in the Transvaal, the Orange Free State and the Cape Colony. He served with the Royal West African Frontier Force, between 1902 and 1904, and was promoted to the rank of Major in 1907. He served during the First World War, between 1914 and 1917, was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1915, and to the rank of Brigadier General in 1916.

Brigadier General Arthur Roberts was invested as a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order, and as a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George. He died in London on 17 May 1917.

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