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Lowther, the Hon. Lancelot Edward.
Adm. pens.
(age 17) at MAGDALENE, Apr. 27, 1885.
[4th] s. of Henry (1834), 3rd Earl of Lonsdale, of Lowther Castle, Penrith.
[B. June 25, 1867.] Schools, Malvern College [and Cheltenham]. Matric. Easter, 1885.
Second Lieut., the Liverpool Regt., 1886; Lieut., 1889.
Joined the Indian Staff Corps, 1889; Capt., 3rd Batt.
The Border Regt., 1890.
Served in the Burma Expedition, 1891-2, and in Somaliland, 1903.
Major, 1906; retired, 1908.
Served in the Great War, 1914-19 (Capt., General Staff; O.B.E., 1919; Order of the Nile, 4th Class (Egypt; King's Messenger, 1914-19; mentioned in despatches.) Succeeded as 6thE arl of Lonsdale in 1944.
J.P. for Rutland and Westmorland.
J.P. and D.L. for Cumberland.
Married (1) 1889, Gwendoline Sophia Alice (d. 1921), dau. of Sir R. Sheffield, Bart.; (2) 1923, Sybil Beatrice, dau. of Maj.-Gen. Edward Feetham.
Had issue of both marriages.
Of Ashwell Hill, Oakham, Rutland.
(Malvern Coll. Reg.; Cheltenham Coll. Reg.; Univ.
War List
; Burke, P. and B.; Burke, O.B.E.; Army Lists; Who's Who.)
Hon. Lancelot Edward LOWTHER
Approx. lifespan: 1834–1953
pens. aged 17 Magdalene College adm1885:04:27
4th s. of Henry LOWTHER (1834), 3rd Earl of Lonsdale, of Lowther Castle, Penrith, [Cumberland], . [
b. .] 1867:06:25
Schools, Sch: Malvern College Malvern, [Worcestershire], [-ci] [
and Cheltenham, [Gloucestershire], ].
Matric 1885:04ET:
Second Lieutenant: Liverpool Regiment 1886
Lieutenant: 1889
Joined: Indian Staff Corps 1889
Captain: 3rd Battalion The Border Regiment 1890
Served in the Burma , Expedition 1891-92, and Somaliland , 1903
Major: 1906 ; retired1908
served in the Great War: 1914-19
Captain: General Staff; OBE 1919
Order of the Nile, 4th Class [ Egypt , ; King's Messenger 1914-19
Mentioned in Despatches .)
Succeeded as 6the Earl of Lonsdale in1944
J.P. for: : Rutland and Westmorland ,
J.P. and D.L. for: : Cumberland ,
m. (1) 1889 Gwendoline Sophia Alice SHEFFIELD (d. 1921) dau. of Sir R. SHEFFIELD, Bart.
m. (2) 1923 Sybil Beatrice FEETHAM dau. of Maj.-General Edward FEETHAM
Had issue of both marriages.
Of Ashwell Hill, Oakham, Rutland ,
( Malvern College Reg.; Cheltenham College Reg.; University War List ; Burke, P. and B. ; Burke, < > OBE , ; Army Lists; Who's Who .)
[add:] d. 1953:03:11 [:add]
[add:]J.D. Pickles; WWW [:add]