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BaconJohn2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
BaconL JSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 2nd Contingent
BaconL TSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 2nd Contingent
BaconO2720TrooperDischarged 26 May 02 time expired
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
South African Light Horse
BaconPSource: Medal rolls(Princess Louise's) Sutherland and Argyll Highland
BaconP L27740TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls31st Company, 9th Btn, IY
BaconRPetty Officer Class 1Frontier Wars. SAGS (0)HMS Shah
BaconR ADistrict 2
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Cape Police
BaconR SPetty Officer Class 1Frontier Wars. SAGS (0)HMS Shah
BaconReginald Hugh SpencerCommanderHe was born in 1863, son of the Reverend T Bacon and Emma, daughter of George Shaw.  He was educated in HMS Britannia; entered the Britannia, 1877; received a silver medal from the Italian Government for saving life at the wreck of the Utopia in 1891; Commander HMS Theseus; Chief of the Intelligence Department, Benin Expedition, 1897; received the Medal and Clasp; was mentioned in Despatches, and created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 25 May 1897]: "Reginald Hugh Spencer Bacon, Commander, Royal Navy.  In recognition of services during the recent Expedition to Benin".  Commander Bacon started the submarine boat service in the Royal Navy; was Naval Assistant to the First Sea Lord of the Admiralty, 1905; created a CVO, 1907; Captain of HMS Dreadnought during her first commission; ADC, 1909; Director of Naval Ordnance and Torpedoes, 1907-9.  He retired in November 1909, to take the post of managing director of the Coventry Ordnance Works, 1910-14; resigned the appointment, and was gazetted Colonel, Second Commandant, RMA, 1915; commanded Heavy Howitzer Brigade, RMA, with Expeditionary Force in France; appointed to command the Dover Patrol, 1915 to 31 December 1917; promoted Vice Admiral; created a KCB and a KCVO, 1916; promoted Admiral, 1918.  From February 1918, to March 1919, he was Controller of the Inventions Department of the Ministry of Munitions.  Sir Reginald Bacon was the author of 'Benin, the City of Blood', and of 'The Dover Patrol, 1915-1917'.  His favourite recreation was shooting.  He was a Deputy-Lieutenant for Hampshire.  He married, in 1894, Cicely, daughter of Henry Surtees, of Redworth, and they had one daughter. 
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Navy
BaconRoss StillmanTrooperServed 09 Apr 1900 to 09 Jun 1900. Discharged medically unfit
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Border Horse
BaconRuscombe12785TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls71st Company, 18th Btn, IY
BaconRushcombe1202Attested: Nov 1901. Source: CMP2Cape Police
BaconS1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Oxfordshire Light Infantry
BaconS H10765SapperDischarged. QSA (4) sent 24 Apr 1904.

QSA (4) CC OFS Tr SA02

TNA ref 159/53; 159/71
Royal Engineers, Telegraph Battalion
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