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James Charlemagne Dormer

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Commands held  Madras Army
Service/branch  British Army
Name  James Dormer
Rank  Lieutenant general
Died  May 3, 1893
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Awards  Order of the Bath

James Charlemagne Dormer

Lieutenant General The Honourable Sir James Charlemagne Dormer (26 January 1834 – 3 May 1893) was a British Army officer.

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Military career

Dormer was the younger son of Joseph Thaddeus Dormer, 11th Baron Dormer. He became Chief of Staff of army of occupation in Egypt in 1882, Deputy Adjutant-General for auxiliary forces in 1885 and General Officer Commanding commanding Dublin District in 1886. He went to command the troops in Egypt in 1888 and become Commander-in-Chief of the Madras Army and a Member of the Council of the Governor of Fort St George in 1891. He died after being mauled by a tiger while commanding the Madras Army. His eldest son Roland succeeded his uncle as Baron Dormer.

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