Robert Baden Powell

Robert Baden-Powell,

1st Baron Baden-Powell

22 February 1857 - 8 January 1941

(Aged 83)



              Nickname:                 B-P

              Place of Birth:           Paddington, London, England

              Place of Death:         Nyeri, Kenya

              Service/branch:       British Army

              Years of Service:    1876 - 1910

              Rank:                         Lieutenant-General


   Commands Held:   Chief of Staff, Second Matabele War (1896 - 1897)

                                     5th Dragoon Guards in India (1897)

                                     Inspector General of Cavalry, England (1903)


   Battles/Wars:          Anglo-Ashanti Wars

                                     Second Matabele War

                                     Siege of Mafikeng

                                     Second Boer War


   Awards:                   Ashanti Star (1895)

                                     Matabele Campaign, British South Africa Company Medal (1896)

                                     Queen's South Africa Medal (1899)

                                     King's South Africa Medal (1902)

                                     Boy Scouts Silver Wolf

                                     Boy Scouts Silver Buffalo Award (1926)

                                     World Scout Committe Bronze Wolf (1935)

                                     Groβes Dankabzeichen des ÖPB (1927)

                                     Groβes Ehrenzeichen der Republik am Bande (1931)

                                     Goldene Gemse (1931)

                                     Grand-Cross in the Order of Orange-Nassau (1932)

                                     Order of Merit (1937)

                                     Wateler Peace Prize (1937)

                                     Order of St Michael and St George

                                     Royal Victorian Order

                                     Order of the Bath


   Other Work:            Founder of the international Scouting Movement




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