Charles Creagh-Osborne

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Charles Creagh-Osborne
Born 20 December 1823
Died 17 August 1892
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Rank Lieutenant-General
Commands held Staff College, Sandhurst
Battles/wars Indian Mutiny
Awards Companion of the Order of the Bath

Lieutenant General Charles Osborne Creagh-Osborne CB (20 December 1823 – 17 August 1892) was a British Army officer who became Commandant of the Staff College, Sandhurst.

Military career

Creagh-Osborne was commissioned as an ensign into the 6th Regiment of Foot in 1841.[1] He served with the Scinde Camel Corps during Sir Charles Napier's campaign in India in 1842.[1] He also took part in the response to Indian Mutiny of 1857 being present at the assault on Jagdispur.[1] He became Superintendent of Garrison Instructors in India in 1873[2] and Commandant of the Staff College, Sandhurst in 1878.[3] There is a memorial to him in Boldre Churchyard.[4]

Family

In 1866 he married Harriet Frances Crozier; they had three sons and three daughters.[5]

References

Military offices
Preceded by
Archibald Alison
Commandant of the Staff College, Sandhurst
1878–1885
Succeeded by
Edward Clive