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MurrayJ WolfeColonelEntered RA 1872; Colonel, 1899. Staff service: DAA and QMG N Brit. District 1884; DAQMG (Intelligence. Br.) Headquarters of Army, 1884-87; DAAG, 1887-90; Special Service, Officer Headquarters of Army, 1892-94; DAAG for Inst., Aldershot, and DAAG for Aldershot, 1894-97; Special Service, Ashanti, 1895-96; AAG, India, 1898-99; AQMG (Intelligence. Headquarters, India, 1899; Colonel on Staff, South Africa, 1899; Brigadier General on Staff, South Africa, 1899. War service: Ashanti Expedition 1895-96 (honourably mentioned; Brevet of Lieutenant Colonel; star); Boer War, 1899-1900; on Staff; commanding Lines of Communication, Natal.
Source: List of KCB recipients. Various sources
Royal Artillery
Pole-CarewRMajor GeneralEntered, Coldstream Guards, 1869. Staff service: ADC to Viceroy of India, 1879; ADC to Major General, Afghan Campaign, 1879-80; Military Secretary to Commander in Chief, Madras, 1884-85; Military Secretary to Commander in Chief, Madras, 1885; Military Secretary to Commander-in-Chief, E Indies, 1885-90; Commandant Headquarters Staff, South Africa, 1899; Major General Infantry Brigade, South Africa, 1899-1900; Lieutenant General Infantry Division, South Africa, 1900. War service: Afghan War, 1879-80 (Despatches, January, May, and December, 1880); Egyptian Campaign, 1882 (medal with clasp; bronze star); Burmese Expedition 1886-87 (Despatches; CB); Boer War, 1899-1900; on Staff (Despatches).
He joined the Coldstream Guards in 1869, and first saw active service under Sir Frederick (now Lord) Roberts in the Afghan War of 1879-80, when he took part in the march to Kandahar, being three times mentioned in despatches. He acted as ADC to the Duke of Connaught in the Egyptian Campaign, and was military secretary to Lord Roberts during the Burmese War of 1886, being again mentioned in despatches, and receiving the CB In the Boer War he successively had command of the 9th Brigade, the Guards Brigade, and afterwards the 11th Division. He took part in the advance on Kimberley, including the actions at Modder River and Magersfontein; the operations in the Orange Free State, including the actions at Poplar Grove, Driefontein, Vet River, and Zand River; operations in the Transvaal in May and June, 1900, including the actions near Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Diamond Hill, and from July to November, 1900, was present at the actions at Belfast and district. During the campaign he distinguished himself repeatedly, as much by his cool courage as by his successful strategy, and he was one of the few general officers who went through the war without any of those regrettable incidents which characterised the campaign. For his services so ably rendered he was promoted to Major-General; was created KCB, and received the QSA with five clasps. For three years subsequently General Pole-Carew commanded the 3rd Army Corps, retiring from the army in the summer of 1906. He married, in 1901, Lady Beatrice Butler, eldest daughter of the Marquis of Ormonde, and has one son and two daughters.
Source: List of KCB recipients. Various sources
RichardsonW DColonelColonel, 1897. Staff service: DAAG, Aldershot, 1883-87; Egypt, 1889-96; Dublin, 1894-97; AAG, W District; DAG for Supplies, South Africa, 1899. War service: Ashanti War, 1873-74 (medal); South African War, 1877-78-79 (Despatches; medal with clasp; promoted Deputy Commissary); Egyptian Expedition 1882 (medal; bronze star); Bechuanaland Expedition 1884-85 (honourably mentioned; honorary Lieutenant Colonel); Boer War, 1899-1900; on Staff. This remarkable officer, whose labours have been as the labours of Hercules, and to whom much of the success of Lord Roberts's great marches has been due, was born in 1854. He married the daughter of the Reverend J Ewing.
Source: List of KCB recipients. Various sources
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TuckerCMajor GeneralEntered 1855; Major General, 1893. Staff service: Colonel on Staff, Natal, 1891-93; Brigadier General, Natal, 1893-95; Major General, India, 1895-99; Lieutenant General Infantry Division, South Africa, 1899. War service: Bhootan Expedition 1865-66 (medal with clasp); Boer War, 1878-79 (Despatches, April and August 1879; medal with clasp; CB); Boer War, 1899-1900; on Staff. General Tucker, born in 1838, was a son of Mr Tucker of Ashburton and a daughter of Mr Hayter, Painter-in-Ordinary to Queen Victoria. As a practical, resourceful, and rough-and-ready soldier, he has no equal. He was rewarded in 1896 for "distinguished and meritorious service with a good-service pension. He was Colonel of the South Staffordshire Regiment from 1911.
GCB (m), GCVO, IGS 1854 (2) Bhootan Perak, SAGS (1) 1878-9, QSA (3) CC Paar Joh, KSA (2), 1897 Jubilee, 1902 Coronation, 1935 Jubilee. Staff Staffordshire Regiment Museum
Source: List of KCB recipients. Various sources
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