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General Lord Freyberg, vc

Peter Singleton-Gates

General Lord Freyberg, vc

an unofficial biography.

by Peter Singleton-Gates

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Published by M. Joseph in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freyberg, Bernard Cyril, baron, 1889-1963.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA69.3.F7 S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination328 p.
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5875845M
    LC Control Number63004933
    OCLC/WorldCa3351435


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Lieutenant-General the Right Honorable the Lord Freyberg, VC, GCMG, KCB, KBE, DSO*** signed 25 x 19 cm photograph. A brilliant officer, who won the Victoria Cross and 4 Distinguished Orders and who, as a New Zealander, became an outstanding Commander of New Zealand Forces during WW Died Bernard Cyril Freyberg was born at Richmond, London, on 21 March The youngest son of James Freyberg, a surveyor, and his wife, Julia Hamilton, he was nicknamed ‘Tiny’ as a child.

He came to Wellington with his family in and received his early schooling from his mother, later attending Wellington College from to   Biography. Lieutenant General Bernard Cyril Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg VC, GCMG, KCB, KBE, DSO & Three Bars, KStJ (21 March – 4 July ), was a British-born New Zealand Victoria Cross recipient and soldier who later served as the seventh Governor-General of New Zealand.

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He became an officer in the British Army in World War I, during which he won the Victoria Cross. In addition he wrote a book on wines, a subject on which he was an authority. by Bernard John Foster, M.A., Research Officer, Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington.

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