Category: Order of the Bath

Categories: Honours and Awards of the United Kingdom | British Orders of Chivalry

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725. The Order consists of the Sovereign, the Great Master, and three Classes of members:

  1. Knight Grand Cross (GCB) or Dame Grand Cross (GCB)
  2. Knight Commander (KCB) or Dame Commander (DCB)
  3. Companion (CB)

Prior to 1815, the order consisted of a single class, Knight Companion (KB), which no longer exists. Recipients living in 1815 were reclassified as Knights Grand Cross.

See Wikipedia:Order_of_the_Bath

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19 Jan 1877 Southsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom - 02 Sep 1949 photo
08 Oct 1742 Kirkliston, Edinburgh, Scotland - 15 Jul 1836 photo
aft 1775 Inverness-shire, Scotland - bef 21 May 1857 photo
05 Mar 1923 Devizes, Wiltshire, England - 21 Sep 2011 photo

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