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Horatio Herbert Kitchener
[Horatio Herbert Kitchener]
"Kitchener wants you" poster
September 22, 1850 - June 6, 1916
1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum and Broome
Born near Ballylongford, Kerry, Ireland, in 1899 Kitchener was appointed Governer General of Sudan and from 1902-09 he was Commander in Chief of India. Appointed Secretary of State for War in 1914, Lord Kitchener was lost at sea in the sinking of the British cruiser HMS Hampshire.

1883 Initiated in La Concordia Lodge, Cairo, UGLE
1885Affiliated Bulwer Lodge, No. 1068, Cairo, senior Lodge in Egypt
1885Founding member of Drury Lane Lodge No. 2127, London
1890Joined Hellas (later Grecia) Lodge No. 1105, Cairo, UGLE
1892Joined Star of the East Chapter, No 1335, Cairo
1892Worshipful Master Grecia Lodge No. 1105, Cairo
1895Founder and Honorary Worshipful Master of The Fatieh Lodge under the National Grand Lodge of Egypt
1895Past Senior District Grand Warden (Egypt & the Sudan)
1896MEZ of Star of the East Chapter
1896Third Grand Principal, Grand Chapter Egypt
1897Past Grand Warden UGLE
1897Grand Scribe Nehemia, Past Rank, Supreme Grand Chapter of England
1898Honorary member of Lodge of Edinburgh Mary’s Chapel, No. 1, Scottish Constitution
1898WM of Nubia Mark Lodge, No 511, Egypt
1898District Grand Junior Warden of the District Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons, District of North Africa
1899District Grand Master Egypt and Sudan
1902Past Grand Warden, and District Grand Master, Punjab, India
1903 Joined Himalayan Brotherhood Lodge, No 459, Simla, India
1903Senior Founder Member of Kitchener Lodge No 2998, Simla, India
1907 Assisted at the Initiation, Passing and Raising of H.M. Habibullah Khan, Amir of Afghanistan, in Lodge Concordia No 3102 in Calcutta

Source: Denslow

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