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GroveEdward Aickin WLieutenant ColonelBorn at Dolguog, Machynlleth. He was educated at Bedford School and joined the 2nd Royal Cheshire Militia in 1873, transferring to the 97th Regiment in the same year. He passed Staff College in 1883; was DAAG and QMG Canada from 1885 to 1887; DAAG Eastern District 1881-88; commanded the 2nd Battalion of the Queen's Own (Royal West Kent) Regiment 1896-1901, receiving the brevet rank of Colonel in 1900, and was AAG and CSO Scotland in 1902. Colonel Grove has seen much active service, commencing with the Transvaal War in 1881. He was all through the Egyptian Expedition of 1882, being present at Kassassin and Tel-el-Kebir, and acting as Assistant Provost Marshal to the 2nd Division (medal with clasp, Khedive's star, and brevet majority). He served in the Sudan Expedition of 1884-85 as DAAG and QMG (clasp), and in the Boer War commanded his regiment from 1899 to 1901, and afterwards commanded the sub-district of Krugersdorp (mentioned in despatches, CB, and medal with 4 clasps). He married, in 1887, Georgina, daughter of Reverend George Atkinson of Kettlethorpe, Lincs.
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
(Queen's Own) Royal West Kent Regiment
GuinnessH W NLieutenant ColonelWar service: Sudan Expedition 1884-85 (Despatches; medal with clasp; bronze star; Brevet of Major); Boer War, 1899-1900.
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
Royal Irish Rifles
Hacket-ThompsonFLieutenant ColonelList of CB recipients. Various sources(Queen's Own) Cameron Highlanders
HaigDMajorAttended Brasenose College, Oxford (1880-83). Gained a pass degree but did not choose to receive it. He was commissioned into 7th Hussars and soon singled out as exceptionally able. He served in 1898 at Omdurman. Between 1899-1900 he served as Chief of Staff to French. He acted as a column commander against the rebels in Cape Colony from 1900-1902. Promoted Major General at 43. Between 1906-07 helped Haldane in reorganisation of the Army. 1909-11 Chief of Staff to C in C India. Commanded I Corps in 1914. Commanded the First Army. Commander-in-Chief British forces on the Western Front, 1915-1919. 1919-21 Commander-in-Chief Home Forces. 1921 founded British Legion to assist ex-servicemen.
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
7th (The Queen's Own) Hussars
HallF HLieutenant ColonelList of CB recipients. Various sourcesRoyal Artillery
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