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1

When did Lord Raglan die

June 1855

2

What did Lord Raglan probably die of

dysentery

3

Who was Filder

Head of the Commissariat

4

When did the government begin requisitioning supplies for troops in Crimea

August 1854

5

When did Raglan tell Filder the British would be spending winter in the Crimea

8th Nov 1854

6

What was Raglan's history in leadership

had never led troops in war

7

Which reported widely criticised Raglan, especially after the COTB

Russell

8

Prominent commander who bought command and was removed for misconduct in the late 1830s

Cardigan

9

Who was Lord Cardigans despised brother in law

Lucan

10

Who was first in and first out of the 'Valley of Death' in the COTLB

Cardigan

11

What did Cardigan to immediately after the COTLB

left immediately for his yacht

12

When did Cardigan leave the Crimea

Jan 1855 on requested 'medical leave'

13

What did Raglan do to the Varna hospital ship in 1854

convert it into a troop transporter

14

What did Lieutenant Sterling blame Britain for, which the French had done

not keeping their military establishments running during peace time

15

How old was Raglan in 1854?

65

16

What was parliament preoccupied with in terms of military spending from 1815 onwards?

retrenchment

17

Military spending in 1840s was what % of 1815?

25%

18

Why was there a resentment from soldiers towards officers / generals in terms of discipline

army discipline severe - e.g soldiers flogged for crimes

19

Who did Lucan have to defend his actions to after publishing a letter denying Lord Raglan's blame

House of Lords

20

Who did Lucan blame for the 'blunders' during the COTLB

Lord Raglan and Nolan

21

Who criticised Andrew Smith (Director of Army medical services)

Nightingale and the Times

22

Who was accused of hardly being present amongst soldiers
"soldiers don't know who he is"

Raglan

23

Who was the sanitary commission led by

Dr Sutherland and Dr Granger

24

What did the Calthorpe Libel Trial in 1863 examine

claims of Cardigan's conduct and desertion in the press and in veterans memoirs

25

What was the name of the trial that examined claims of Cardigan's conduct and desertion

Calthorpe Libel Trial

26

When was the Calthorpe Libel Trial

1863

27

Who was the leader of the Hospital Conveyance Corps

Colonel Tulloch

28

Who criticised the work of stretcher-bearers

"performed by old aged cripples"

Thomas Chenery

29

When was the Victoria Cross for bravery introduced

1856

30

Who issued a General Order in Dec 1854 criticising army medical care?

Raglan

31

When did Raglan issues a General Order criticising army medical care?

Dec 1854