Horatio Herbert, first Earl Kitchener
Standard Name: Kitchener, Horatio Herbert,,, first Earl
Used Form: Lord Kitchener
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2 September 1898
General Herbert Kitchener led the UK forces in the Battle of Omdurman, and the capture of Khartoum.
5 June 1916
Lord Kitchener was drowned when the HMS Hampshire sank after hitting a mine off the Orkney Islands.
1 July 1916
A British advance on the River Somme resulted in appalling losses: 60,000 (including 19,000 British) died the first day, and 400,000 British by the end of the battle, on 18 November.