Flashcards in Leadership Deck (31):
When did Lord Raglan die
What did Lord Raglan probably die of
Who was Filder
Head of the Commissariat
When did the government begin requisitioning supplies for troops in Crimea
When did Raglan tell Filder the British would be spending winter in the Crimea
8th Nov 1854
What was Raglan's history in leadership
had never led troops in war
Which reported widely criticised Raglan, especially after the COTB
Prominent commander who bought command and was removed for misconduct in the late 1830s
Who was Lord Cardigans despised brother in law
Who was first in and first out of the 'Valley of Death' in the COTLB
What did Cardigan to immediately after the COTLB
left immediately for his yacht
When did Cardigan leave the Crimea
Jan 1855 on requested 'medical leave'
What did Raglan do to the Varna hospital ship in 1854
convert it into a troop transporter
What did Lieutenant Sterling blame Britain for, which the French had done
not keeping their military establishments running during peace time
How old was Raglan in 1854?
What was parliament preoccupied with in terms of military spending from 1815 onwards?
Military spending in 1840s was what % of 1815?
Why was there a resentment from soldiers towards officers / generals in terms of discipline
army discipline severe - e.g soldiers flogged for crimes
Who did Lucan have to defend his actions to after publishing a letter denying Lord Raglan's blame
House of Lords
Who did Lucan blame for the 'blunders' during the COTLB
Lord Raglan and Nolan
Who criticised Andrew Smith (Director of Army medical services)
Nightingale and the Times
Who was accused of hardly being present amongst soldiers
"soldiers don't know who he is"
Who was the sanitary commission led by
Dr Sutherland and Dr Granger
What did the Calthorpe Libel Trial in 1863 examine
claims of Cardigan's conduct and desertion in the press and in veterans memoirs
What was the name of the trial that examined claims of Cardigan's conduct and desertion
Calthorpe Libel Trial
When was the Calthorpe Libel Trial
Who was the leader of the Hospital Conveyance Corps
Who criticised the work of stretcher-bearers
"performed by old aged cripples"
When was the Victoria Cross for bravery introduced
Who issued a General Order in Dec 1854 criticising army medical care?