Sitter: Lieutenant-Colonel, later Brigadier-General Francis Alexander Fortescue 1858-1942.
Biog: Entered 60th Foot (later King's Royal Rifle Corp), 1879; Captain, 1888; Major, 1897; Lieutenant-Colonel 1902; Brevet Colonel 1905; commanded 4th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps, 1902-1906; Colonel 1907; Brigadier-General 1918; Advisor of Safety Measures to the Ministry of Munitions 1918-1922.
Date: 5 June 1906.
Descr: HL seated.
Costume: Full Dress uniform, Colonel, King's Royal Rifle Corps.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: British South Africa Company's Medal 1890-1897(?);(1) Afghanistan War Medal 1878-1880 with 2 clasps; Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880; Queen's South Africa Medal 1899-1902 with 4 clasps; badge of the Order of Osmania (3rd class) [Ottoman Empire].
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No of poses: 1.
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Biog: Who's Who; The Army List, 1879-1923; The Times, 13 October 1942, p 6d.
Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1900.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Order of Osmaniah) R. Werlich, Orders & Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1900, p 420; (Others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.
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