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|Sir Frederick Carrington|
August 23, 1844|
|Died||March 22, 1913
|Commands held||Frontier Light Horse
2nd Mounted Infantry
|Battles/wars||Ninth Frontier War
Basuto Gun War
First Matabele War
Second Anglo-Boer War
|Relations||Dorothy Carrington (daughter)|
Major General Sir Frederick Carrington KCB, KCMG (23 August 1844, Cheltenham – 22 March 1913, Cheltenham), was a British soldier and friend of Cecil John Rhodes. He acquired fame by crushing the 1896 Matabele rebellion.
He commanded the Bechuanaland Police beginning in 1888. He also was appointed military adviser to the High Commissioner in the First Matabele War and commanded the British force in the Matabele Rebellion in 1896 and the Rhodesian Field Force during the Second Anglo-Boer War.
Carrington was in command of Belfast district in 1899-1900.
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