Ernest Morrison-Bell

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Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Fitzroy Morrison-Bell, OBE (1870 – 1960) was a British soldier and parliamentarian.

Military career[edit]

Educated at Eton, he joined the 9th Lancers in 1891, and was promoted to Lieutenant on 5 September 1894. He was Adjutant of his regiment from 20 April 1898 until 20 April 1902,[1] during which the regiment served in the Boer War. He was promoted Captain on 1 January 1901.

Political career[edit]

Morrison-Bell was elected Liberal Unionist party Member of Parliament for Ashburton at a by-election in 1908, lost the seat in the January 1910 election, and regained it in the November 1910 election. The seat was abolished in 1918 and he did not contest the election. [2]

His brother was Sir Clive Morrison-Bell, MP.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 27427. p. 2689. 22 April 1902.
  2. ^ Obituary, The Times, 21 October 1960

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Harry Trelawney Eve
Member of Parliament for Ashburton
1908January 1910
Succeeded by
Charles Roden Buxton
Preceded by
Charles Roden Buxton
Member of Parliament for Ashburton
United Kingdom general election, January 19101918
Constituency abolished