Brigadier General Charles Henry Alexander
Rank or Title
Date of Birth
2 Jun 1856
Date of Death
28 Jul 1946
War time / or Pre War occupation
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
Soldier or Civilian
Charles Henry Alexander, was an Officer in the Royal Artillery, and Commanding Officer of Number 6 Reserve Training Brigade (Royal Field Artillery), at Biscot Camp, Luton; between 1915 and 1917.
In 1917 he was posted to the be the CO of the Royal Field Artillery site at Abbey Wood.
He had a long and distinguished career starting with his joining the army on the 20th March 1874
He Made Captain on the 1st April 1885, Major on the 9th May 1894, Lieutenant Colonel on the 24th June 1903, Colonel on the 24th June 1906; and retired as an Honourary Brigadier General in 1919.
He served in Malta between May 1898 and October 1901. For which he was awarded his CBE
He served in India between November 1901 and August 1903, and again between December 1905 and June 1908.
He married on the 17th March 1891, to Isabel Annie, daughter of Gen. Sir Campbell Claye Ross KCB of Lothian House, Ryde (IoW) and had one son.