Edward James Montagu-Stuart-Wortley

Major General Edward James Montagu-Stuart-Wortley CB, CMG, DSO, MVO (31 July 1857 – 19 March 1934) was a British general during the First World War who is best remembered as the first British general to be dismissed during the Battle of the Somme. He was a younger son of Francis Dudley Montagu-Stuart-Wortley and nephew of Edward Montagu-Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 1st Earl of Wharncliffe.

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... On 1 June 1914, during World War I, Major General Montagu-Stuart-Wortley became GOC of the British 46th (North Midland) Division, a Territorial Force division ... The initial assault at 7.30am had failed completely and Montagu-Stuart-Wortley was called upon to renew the attack at midday, the neighbouring 56th Division having made ... before it had even delivered its findings, he sacked Montagu-Stuart-Wortley ...

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