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 Surname   Forename   Rank   Notes   Unit 
DennyH CLieutenant ColonelList of CB recipients. Various sourcesNorthamptonshire Regiment
DickA C DLieutenant ColonelList of CB recipients. Various sources(Princess Louise's) Sutherland and Argyll Highland
DonaldC GLieutenant ColonelEntered 1874; Lieutenant Colonel Royal Fusiliers, 1898. Staff Service: ADC to Major General, Madras, May 1883 to December 1884, and December 1884 to January 1886. War service: Afghan War, 1878-79 (medal); Boer War, 1899-1900.
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
DonneB D ALieutenant ColonelBorn in London, Oct 4, 1856, and is the eldest son of B J M Donne, of Crewkerne, Somerset. He was educated at Wellington College and abroad, and joined the 35th (Royal Sussex Regiment in 1875, and served in the West Indies and the Mediterranean, and under the Colonial Office as Local Commandant in the Cyprus Pioneer and Military Police from 1880-2; joined the Egyptian Army in 1883 under Sir E Wood and Sir F Grenfell, serving in it until 1893 in various campaigns and capacities. He organised the Camel Corps in 1885, and raised the 10th Sudanese Battalion in 1886; was Comdt. of Egyptian Military School at Cairo, 1890-3, and commanded the Egyptian troops at Alexandria in 1892 (3rd class Osmanieh). For his war services in 1882 he was awarded medal and Khedive's Star; clasp for the Nile Expedition, 1884-5, and 4th class Medjideh; Suakin Campaign, 1888, clasp and Brevet Major (despatches); Nile Campaign, 1889, 3rd class Medjideh and clasp (despatches); NW Front. India, 1897-8, with the 2nd Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment (medal and two clasps). Colonel Donne took part in the Boer War in 1900-2, in command of the 1st Royal Sussex Regiment, including the march from Bloemfontein to Pretoria, the actions at Houtnek, Welkom Farm, Zand River, Dornkop, the capture of Johannesburg and Pretoria, and the battle at Diamond Hill. He was in command of the detached column at Retief's Nek, and was present at the surrender of the Boer forces at Golden Gate; commanded at the investment of Lindley (despatches, CB, medal and four clasps, KSA and two clasps). He married, in 1886, Cecil, daughter of Reverend Robert Hughes.
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
Royal Sussex Regiment
DonovanWLieutenant ColonelList of CB recipients. Various sourcesRoyal Army Medical Corps
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