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StanfordWLieutenant ColonelThis officer commanded the East Griqualand Mounted Rifle Volunteers, and rendered valuable service.
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
East Griqualand Mounted Volunteers
StanleyGLieutenant ColonelList of CB recipients. Various sourcesArmy Service Corps
SteeleSanuel BenfieldLieutenant ColonelBorn in Canada in 1849, and is son of Captain E Steele, RN He took part in the Fenian Raids in Canada in 1866-70, and served with the Canadian Regular Artillery in the Red River Expedition in 1870 under Viscount Wolseley . In 1873 he joined the North-West Mounted Police, and took part in the North-West Campaign in 1885; also commanded the D Division of that force in an expedition to Kootenay, British Columbia, and commanded the corps in the Yukon territory during the latter's organisation in 1898-99, and was a member of the Council (ex officio) for the Government of the territory; also ex officio Stipendiary Magistrate for the Yukon territory, and collector of Royalty and Customs for the North-West territory and Yukon. He also acted as Commissioner of Police and of Peace for British Columbia. Subsequently he was seconded from the North-West Mounted Police, and took part with Lord Strathcona's Corps in the Boer War (despatches, KSA and two clasps). Since 1901 Colonel Steele has commanded the B Division of the South African Constabulary. In 1915 he commanded the second Canadian contingent to be sent overseas in the Great War. In 1916 he was appointed general officer commanding the Shorncliffe area in England, a post he held until the end of the war and his retirement in 1918. He died at London on January 30, 1919.
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
Canada, Lord Strathcona's Horse
StephensonTheodore EdwardLieutenant ColonelBorn Mar; 28, 1856; and is the only surviving son of Canon John Stephenson, of Weymonth. He was educated at Marlborough College, p.s.c, is interpreter to the Army in Turkish, and has passed language examinations in Urdu, Hindu, Pushtu, and Persian. He joined the 56th (2nd Essex) regiment in 1874, and served on the Staff from 1883-90 as DAAG at Gibraltar and York, went out to South Africa in 1899, in command of the 1st Battalion of the Essex regiment; gazetted in. Feb, 1900, as Major General on the staff commanding the 18th Brigade, and held the same rank while commanding the Barberton District and Portuguese Frontier Depot in 1900. General Stephenson commanded mobile columns in Cape Colony for the last year of the war; commanded the Bloemfontein District at the conclusion of peace, and was later appointed commander of the troops in the Transvaal, which position he still holds. Decorations: QSA and six clasps KSA and two clasps, Queen's Jubilee medal (1897), and he was four times mentioned in despatches. He married, in 1889, Philippa, only daughter of Colonel Gordon Watson.
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
Essex Regiment
StephensonWilliam FlackColonelBorn in Dublin on 29 May 1844. Educated at Dublin University he gained the BA, MB and MCh. In March 1866 he entered the Army Medical Service as an Assistant Surgeon on the Staff and with the Royal Artillery. He was promoted to Surgeon, March 1876, Surgeon-Major, March 1878, Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel, March 1886 and Brigade Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel, August 1892 - during which time he served in the West Indies and India. During 1890-92 he was employed as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Army Medical School, Netley and was Professor of Clinical and Military Surgery there during 1892-95. Stevenson was promoted to Surgeon Colonel in July 1896. In South Africa he held the temporary rank of Surgeon-General whilst P.M.O., Lines of Communication, 12 November 1899-5 February 1900; the temporary and local rank of Surgeon-General whilst PMO, Army HQ, South Africa, 4 May 1900; temporary rank of Surgeon-General whilst employed at the Royal Army Medical College, 14 January 1903 and honorary rank of Surgeon-General, 16 July 1913. For his services in the Boer War he was mentioned in despatches (London Gazette 8 February 1901) and created a Companion of the Order of the Bath. In 1905 he was appointed Honorary Surgeon to King Edward VII. The author of Wounds in War, the Mechanism of their Production and their Treatment, 1910. He was re-employed in the Great War and died on 7 July 1922.
CB s/g b/b. QSA (5) CC Paard Drie Joh Belf (Col CB RAMC). 1911 Coronation. DNW Dec 06 £880.
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
Royal Army Medical Corps
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