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|Melgund, Gilbert John Murray Kynynmond Elliot (Viscount).|
at TRINITY, Oct. 29, 1863.
[3rd] s. of William Hugh [3rd] Earl of Minto (next). B. July 9, 1847, in London.
Matric. Lent, 1865; B.A. 1867; Hon. LL.D. 1911.
Succeeded his father as 4th Earl of Minto, Mar. 17, 1891.
Ensign, Scots Fusilier Guards, 1867; Lieut., 1867-70.
Served as a volunteer with Turkish Army, 1877, in the Afghan War, 1879, and in the Egyptian Campaign, 1882.
Private Secretary to Lord Roberts at the Cape, 1881.
Military Secretary to the Governor-General of Canada (Marquess of Lansdowne), 1883-5. Chief of Staff in North-West Canadian rebellion, 1885.
Governor-General of Canada, 1898-1904.
A British Delegate to the International Conference at Rome, 1905.
Viceroy of India, 1905-10.
G.C.M.G., 1898; P.C., 1902.
G.C.S.I.; G.C.I.E., 1905; K.G., 1910.
Knight of Justice of St John of Jerusalem.
Rector of Edinburgh University, 1911.
Hon. LL.D., Queen's University, Kingston; McGill University, Montreal, and Toronto University.
Styled Viscount Melgund, 1859-91.
Married, July 28, 1883, Mary Caroline, dau. of Gen. the Hon. Charles Grey, and had issue.
Died Mar. 1, 1914, at Minto House, Hawick.
(Eton Sch. Lists; Scott, MSS.; Burke, P. and B.; Who was Who; G.E.C.; The Times, Mar. 2, 1914.)
|Gilbert John Murray Kynynmond Elliot (Viscount) MELGUND |
Approx. lifespan: 18471914
pens. Trinity College adm1863:10:29
3rd s. of William Hugh MELGUND [3rd] Earl of Minto (next)
b. 1847:07:09 in London
Succeeded his father as 4th Earl of Minto 1891:03:17
Fusilier Guards 1867
Served as a volunteer with Turkish Army, [ Turkey ] 1877,in the Afghan War Afghan, [ Afghanistan ] 1879, and in the Egyptian Campaign, [ Egypt ] 1882
Private Sec. to: : Lord Roberts at the Cape, [ Cape Colony ], [ South Africa ] 1881
Military Sec. to: :
Governor-General of: Canada (Marquess of Lansdowne) 1883-85
Chief of Staff in North-West Canadian rebellion [ Canada ] 1885
Governor-General of: Canada 1898-1904
British Delegate to the International Conference Rome, [ Italy ] 1905
Viceroy of India 1905-10
Knight of Justice of: : St John of Jerusalem.
Rector of Sch: Edinburgh University Edinburgh, [ Scotland ] 1911
Hon.LLD Sch: Queen's University Kingston, [XXX]
McGill University Montreal, [ Quebec ], [ Canada ], and Sch: Toronto University Toronto, [ Ontario ], [ Canada ]
Styled Viscount MELGUND 1859-91
m. 1883:07:28,Mary Caroline dau. of General the Hon. Charles Grey.
d. 1914:03:01 at Minto House, Minto, Hawick, [ Roxburghshire ]
( Eton School Lists ; Scott, MSS. ; Burke, P. and B.; Who was Who; G.E.C.; The Times 1914:03:02)