Sir Francis Richard Bingham
Major-General Sir Francis Richard Bingham (1863–1935) was a British Army officer who became Lieut-Governor of Jersey.
The son of Charles Bingham, 4th Earl of Lucan, he was commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1883. He was appointed Aide-de-camp to the General Officer Commanding 3rd Infantry Brigade at Aldershot in 1889 before becoming attached to the Egyptian Army in 1893. He became Aide-de-camp to the Commander-in-Chief, Madras later that year, and then Adjutant of the Prince of Wales Own Norfolk Artillery in 1899 before becoming Chief Instructor at the School of Gunnery in 1911.
He served in World War I as Deputy Director of Artillery at the War Office and than as a Member of Ministry of Munitions Council. After the War he became Chief of the British Section and President of Sub-Commission for Armaments and Material for the Military Inter-Allied Commission of Control in Germany.
This article is taken from the Wikipedia biography of Sir Francis Bingham.