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    Sentences forFrederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts

    • Because of concerns about his performance and negative reports from the field, he was replaced as Commander in Chief by Field Marshal Lord Roberts.Second Boer War-Wikipedia
    • Perhaps uniquely, the guns were refused by the War Office and donated directly to Lord Roberts, the British commander in South Africa and became his personal property.QF 12-pounder 12 cwt naval gun-Wikipedia
    • In the second phase, after the number of British troops was greatly increased under the command of Lord Roberts, the British launched another offensive in 1900 to relieve the sieges, this time achieving success.Second Boer War-Wikipedia
    • His father had been lifelong friends with Lord Roberts, former commander-in-chief of the British Army, and colonel of the Irish Guards, and at Rudyard's request, John was accepted into the Irish Guards.Rudyard Kipling-Wikipedia
    • At the Battle of Ostfontein Lord Roberts could report "The fighting was practically confined to the Cavalry Division, which as usual did exceedingly well."Royal Horse Guards-Wikipedia
    • Kitchener ordered French (10 February) "The cavalry must relieve Kimberley at all costs ... If it fails neither I nor the Field Marshal can tell what the effect on the Empire may be".John French, 1st Earl of Ypres-Wikipedia

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