Maj. Lionel Charles Dunsterville

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Major-General Lionel Charles Dunsterville (1865-1946) was a British general who led the Dunsterforce military mission across present-day Iraq and Iran towards the Caucasus and oil-rich Baku.

He was initiated in the lodge of St John the Evangelist 1483 consecrated in 1874 and erased in 1961.

Major-General Dunsterville was awarded the Companion of The Order of The Bath.

He was also a childhood friend of the famous writer Rudyard Kipling and founder the Kipling Society which is still in existence today.

See also

https://www.badseysociety.uk/sladden-archive/people/703