Major-General Lord (Albert) Edward Wilfred Gleichen, KCVO, CB, CMG, DSO (1863-1937) was a British courtier and soldier. He served as a Page of Honour to The Queen from 1874 to 1879. He joined the Grenadier Guards in 1881 and gradually rose through the ranks over the years, eventually becoming a Major General. He served in the short-lived Guards Camel Regiment in the Sudan campaign in 1884-5, with the Egyptian army in the Dongala campaign in 1896, and in the Second Boer War in 1899-1900. He was Sudan agent in Cairo from 1901 to 1903, then Military Attache to Berlin from 1903 to 1906. He was sent to be Military Attache in Washington D. C. from 1906 1907. He was Assistant Director of Military Operations from 1907 to 1911. He served in the First World War, commanding the 15th Brigade from 1911 to 1915, and then the 37th Division from 1915 to 1916. He was Director of the Intelligence Bureau at the Department of Information from 1917 to 1918.