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Major General Cuthbert Eccles

Cuthbert Eccles was commissioned as an Ensign into the 4th Foot, the King's Own Royal Regiment on 9th July 1852.  He was promoted Lieutenant 1854. He served in the Crimea and was present at the Battle of Alma, where he carried the Colours. He was also at Inkerman, the Siege and Fall of Sevastopol and took part in the Assaults of 18th June and 8th September 1855.  Promoted Captain 1856, and Major in 1869.  He was Lieutenant Colonel from 1877 and commanded the 4th Regimental District between 1882 and 1887.  He was promoted Major General on 21st December 1887.  He died on the 18th November 1903.


Lieutenant Colonel Cuthbert Eccles, circa 1883.
Accession Number: KO0117/57


Cuthbert Eccles
Accession Number: KO0427/16


Cuthbert Eccles
Accession Number: KO0085/54


Major General Cuthbert Eccles
Accession Number: KO0010/34


Major General Cuthbert Eccles
Accession Number: KO2235/08


Major General Cuthbert Eccles
Accession Number: KO0085/56


Cross Belt Plate worn throughout the Crimean Campaign by Major General Cuthbert Eccles of the 4th Foot, The King's Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO0044/02

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