Record

CodeNA9495
Dates1871-1954
Person NameSotheby; Colonel; Lieutenant Herbert George (1871-1954); 4th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
SurnameSotheby
ForenamesLieutenant Herbert George
PreTitleColonel
Epithet4th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
ActivityThe son of Admiral Sir Edward Sotheby, Herbert George Sotheby was born in 1871 and became a career soldier. He served in South Africa with the 4th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders from 1900 to 1901, in Europe from 1914 to 1919, and commanded the 10th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders from 1916 to 1919. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order and the Croix de Guerre. He retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. In 1943 he was appointed High Sheriff of Northamptonshire. He died in 1954.
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