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  • MacDONNELL
  • THSSK
  • The Hon. Sir SCHOMBERG KERR
  • Glenarm
  • Antrim, Ireland
  • Fifth Son of Mark, 5th Earl of Antrim, and Jane Emma Hannah Macan, his wife, of Glenarm, Co. Antrim; four brothers: William Randal, Mark Henry Horace, High Seymour and Alexander; five sisters: Caroline Elizabeth, Mabel Harriet, Evelyn, Jane Grey and Helena.
    Husband of Ethel Henry Davis
  • Eton; Oxford
  • Chief Intelligence Officer of the London District
  • Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.).
    Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.); Held the office of Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister Lord Salisbury between 1888 and 1902; Chief Intelligence Officer of the London District between 1914 and 1915;

Military service

  • Major
  • G C V O (Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order), K C B (Knight Commander, Order of the Bath)
  • 5th Bn. Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
  • 26th Brigade
  • 9th Division
  • B.E.F.
  • Fought in the Boer War in 1900; gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 1st London R.V.1; He gained the rank of Major in the service of the 5th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders

Death

  • 21 November
  • 23 November 1915
  • 54
  • II - A - 7

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