In February 1895, Churchill was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Fourth Hussars regiment of the British Army, based at Aldershot. This position earned him a wage of £150 a year
reporter of the Second Boer War
12 October 1899
On 12 October 1899, the Second Boer War between Britain and the Boer Republics broke out and he obtained a commission to act as war correspondent for The Morning Post with a salary of £250 per month.
left the regular army.
In 1900, he retired from the regular army.
stood for the seat of Oldham
Churchill stood again for the seat of Oldham at the 1900 general election. and won
joined the Imperial Yeomanry
In 1902 joined the Imperial Yeomanry, where he was commissioned as a Captain in the Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars on 4 January 1902.
Became First Lord of the Admiralty
In October 1911, Churchill was appointed First Lord of the Admiralty and continued in the post into the First World War.
left the goverment and joined the British Army
After his resignation from the government in 1915, Churchill returned to the British Army full-time,
Became First Lord of the Admiralty once again
3 September 1939
On 3 September 1939, the day Britain declared war on Germany following the outbreak of the Second World War, Churchill was appointed First Lord of the Admiralty, the same position he had held during the first part of the First World War.
Winston Churchill death
15 January 1965
On 15 January 1965, Churchill suffered a severe stroke and died at his London home nine days later, aged 90, on the morning of Sunday, 24 January 1965, 70 years to the day after his own father's death.