Field Marshal Earl Roberts of Kandahar. Pretoria and Waterford. Commander of the Overseas Forces, 1914.
Was born at Cawnpore, India, 30th September 1832. He entered the Army in 1851 and as had a most distinguished military career, serving his King and country in every part of the world. Age and time have not been able to cool his ardour, and at 82 he takes a guiding hand in the greatest war in which England has ever been engaged.