Edwin Markham Edit Profile
Markham was educated at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, he passed out and commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1850 and served in the Crimean War (being present at the Battle of Alma, Battle of Inkerman and the Siege of Sevastopol (1854–55)) and in India. He was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Jersey in 1892 and went on to be Director General of Ordnance some four years later before being made Governor and Commandant of the Royal Military College Sandhurst in 1898. He became incapacitated in July 1902.
Markham died on 1 April 1918 in Brighton, Sussex, aged 85.