143. Brig-Gen. Sir Herbert William Wilberforce KBE (1919), CB (1915), CMG (1918)1,3 was born on 4 July 1866.3 He died on 24 April 1950 at the age of 83.3 K.B.E. (1919), C.B.(1915), C.M.G. (1918), Brig.-Gen. 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) (ret.); entered army 1886, served in Hazara Expdn. 1891 (despatches, medal and clasp), A.D.C. to Governor General of Canada 1895-98, served in South African War 1899-1902. (Queen's medal and four clasps, King's Medal and two clasps), employed with South African Constabulary 1900-3, Lt. Col. 1911, Colonel 1914, Served in World War I 1914-19 (despatches five times, K.B.E., C.B., C.M.G.), temp. Brig.Gen. 1917-19, ret. 1920; K.G.St.J.(1920), Cmdr. Legion of Honour, Grand Officer Portuguese Military Order of Avis (3, Eaton Gardens, Hove, Sussex); born 4th July 1866, educated Eton, and R.M.C.
Herbert William Wilberforce was born 4 July 1866 and educated at Eton and went to RMC Sandhurst, entering the army in 1886 and was mentioned in despatches for his work as orderly officer on the staff of Major-General W K Elles in the Hazara Expedition in 1891. He was ADC to the Governor-General of Canada 1895-98. He served in the Boer War 1899-1902, in the South African Constabulary. Herbert served throughout the First World War and was mentioned 5 times and knighted KBE in 1919. He retired in 1920 with the rank of brigadier-general. He was married to Eleanor Catherine Micklem on 7 Mar 1905. He died on 24 April 1950 aged 83.
Brig-Gen. Sir Herbert William Wilberforce KBE (1919), CB (1915), CMG (1918) and Eleanor Catherine Micklem were married on 7 March 1905. Eleanor Catherine Micklem3 died on 7 April 1956.