George Macdonogh

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Sir George Macdonogh
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Born 4 March 1865
Sunderland
Died 10 July 1942
Teddington
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Rank Lieutenant General
Battles/wars World War I
Awards Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
Knight's Cross of the Order of St. Sylvester

Lieutenant General Sir George Mark Watson Macdonogh GBE, KCB, KCMG (4 March 1865 – 10 July 1942) was a British Army general officer. After early service in the Royal Engineers he became a staff officer prior to the outbreak of the First World War. His main role in the war was as Director of Military Intelligence at the War Office in 1916-18.

Early career[edit]

Macdonough joined the Royal Engineers in 1884.[1] He became Deputy Assistant Adjutant General, Royal Engineers at Headquarters Ireland in 1898, Brigade Major at the School of Military Engineering in 1899 and Deputy Assistant Quartermaster General for Thames District in 1903.[1] He went on to be a General Staff Officer at the War Office in 1906.[1]

He served in World War I as a General Staff Officer at General Headquarters of the British Expeditionary Force and then as Director of Military Intelligence at the War Office from 1916.[1] In 1918 he became Adjutant-General to the Forces, a post he held until September 1922.[2]

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Military offices
Preceded by
Sir Nevil Macready
Adjutant General
1918–1922
Succeeded by
Sir Philip Chetwode