Item #8199 Percy Lake cut signature. Lieutenant-General Sir Percy Henry Noel LAKE.

Percy Lake cut signature

Place Published: NP
Date Published: ND
Binding: No binding

Percy Lake cut signature on small 4-1/2 x 3 inch papers.

Very good condition.

Lieutenant-General Sir Percy Henry Noel Lake was a senior commander of the British Indian Army, serving during World War I, and a Canadian soldier. He was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) on 22 August 1902. After that Lake became Chief Staff Officer for 2nd Army Corps in 1904, Chief of the Canadian General Staff in 1905 and Inspector General of the Canadian Militia in 1908. He then became General Officer Commanding 7th Indian Division in India in 1911 and Chief of the General Staff in India from 1912. In January 1916 he was appointed Commander of the Mesopotamian Force, as part of an expeditionary force sent to relieve Sir Charles Townshend's troops at Kut. In 1913 he was given the colonelcy of the East Lancashire Regiment, which he held until 1920. He was created Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB) on 1 January 1916.
Very Good. Item #8199

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