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Sir Frederick Willis
Died 1899
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Rank Lieutenant General
Commands held Northern District
Awards Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath

Lieutenant General Sir Frederick Arthur Willis KCB (died 1899) was a British Army General who held high office in the 1880s.

Military career

Willis was commissioned into the 70th Regiment of Foot in 1844.[1]

In 1881 he was invited to command an Infantry Brigade at Aldershot[2] and then in 1884 he was appointed General Officer Commanding Northern District.[3] He remained in this post until 1886.[4]

He was awarded the KCB posthumously in 1899.[5]


  1. ^ London Gazette: no. 20389, p. 3354, 27 September 1844. Retrieved on 2009-12-12.
  2. ^ London Gazette: no. 25054, p. 6929, 30 December 1881. Retrieved on 2009-12-12.
  3. ^ London Gazette: no. 25329, p. 1305, 18 March 1884. Retrieved on 2009-12-12.
  4. ^ Whitaker's Almanack 1886
  5. ^ London Gazette: no. 27086, p. 3585, 3 June 1899. Retrieved on 2009-12-12.


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