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CharlesworthHLieutenant ColonelList of CMG recipients. Various sourcesRoyal Army Medical Corps
CharringtonFrancisColonelHe was born November 17, 1858, in Herts, and is son of Spencer Charrington, MP, of Humsden House, Herts. He was educated at Winchester; joined the 1st KO Staffordshire Militia in 1880, and was appointed to the command of the 4th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment in 1895, commanding his battalion in the Boer War in 1899-1901, during which period he was present at the operations about Lindley, Bethlehem, Fouricsburg, and Winburg (despatches, CMG, medal and three clasps). Colonel Charrington is a director of Charrington and Company, Ltd, brewers. His recreations are hunting and fishing, and he married, in 1885, Alice Maud., daughter of Walter Leith, JP, of Leicestershire.
Source: List of CMG recipients. Various sources
South Staffordshire Regiment
ChauvelHenry GeorgeMajorBorn on 16 Apr 1865. He was educated at Sydney Grammar School and Toowoomba Grammar School, Queensland; joined the NSW Cavalry Regiment as 2nd Lt. in 1886, and the Queensland Mounted Infantry in 1890. Chauvel served with distinction as Major in the 1st QMI. He was Mentioned in Dispatches (16 April 1901), and was made a CMG. He later commanded the 7th Australian Commonwealth Horse in the war. During the Great War he led the First Light Horse Brigade (serving as infantry) at Gallipoli where he went on to command an Infantry Division. After the withdrawal from Gallipoli he was appointed GOC Australian Imperial Force troops in Egypt (1916/19) and also commanded the Desert Mounted Corps (1917/19). After the war Chauvel held staff appointments and was promoted to General in 1929. He was the first Australian to attain the rank of Lieutenant General. He retired in 1930 and died in 1945.
Source: List of CMG recipients. Various sources
Queensland, 1st Mounted Infantry Contingent
ClarkeH EList of CMG recipients. Various sourcesUnknown
Coke, ViscountT WColonelHe was born in 1845, and is the eldest son of the second Earl of Leicester. He was educated at Harrow; joined the Scots Guards, in which regiment he attained the rank of Colonel; is now Lieutenant Colonel commanding the Prince of Wales' Own Norfolk Artillery. He went through the Egyptian War of 1882, taking part in the action of Mahuta and the battle of Tel-el-Kebir, for which he was awarded the medal with clasp and the Khedive's Star. Three years later he accompanied the 2nd Scots Guards in the Expedition to the Sudan, and took part in the engagements at Hasheen and Tamai. Viscount Coke retired from the Army in 1894, subsequently serving in the Boer War in 1901-2, during which he officiated as Commandant at Orange River, and took part in several actions, for which he was mentioned in despatches and received the CMG. He married, in 1879, the Hen. Alice White, daughter of the second Lord Annaly.
Source: List of CMG recipients. Various sources
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