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BeynonHSource: Attestation paper in WO126Brabant's Horse
BeynonHenry20159Trooper2nd Brabant's Horse
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Brabant's Horse
BeynonJ4768PrivateWounded. Leeuwkop, 22 April 1900
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Welsh Regiment
BeynonJ C SSource: QSA and KSA rollsCape Garrison Artillery
BeynonJ S2nd OfficerTransport Medal, clasp: South Africa. Ship: Montrose (Elder Dempster).
Source: Transport Medal roll
Transport ships
BeynonJohn4312PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls62nd Company, 11th Btn, IY
BeynonJohn44944TrooperNo known Company. Served in 39th Btn IY
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Imperial Yeomanry
BeynonP W4331PrivateQSA (5).
Source: QSA medal rolls
7th (The Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards
BeynonRichard Raymond22760TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls1st Co, 1st Btn, IY
BeynonT3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South Wales Borderers
BeynonT JSource: WO100/231City Imperial Volunteers
BeynonW2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South Wales Borderers
BeynonW288TrooperDied of disease. Mafeking, 28 May 1900
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Southern Rhodesian Volunteers
BeynonW JAble SeamanQSA (0). Ref: 201.889.
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Doris
BeynonWilliam George LaurenceLieutenantBEYNON, WILLIAM GEORGE LAURENCE, Lieutenant, was born at Agra, India, 5 November 1860, son of General W H Beynon, of 25 Ashburn Place, London, and Charlotte, daughter of Lieutenant General Sir G St Patrick Laurence, KCSI, CB.  He was educated at Marlborough, and Sandhurst Royal Military College; joined the 2nd Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment as Second Lieutenant 5 February 1887.  He served in the Black Mountain Expedition, 1888 (Medal and clasp); became Lieutenant, Indian Staff Corps, 11 December 1889.  He served as Staff Officer to Colonel Kelly in the Gilgit Field Force; in the Siege of Chitral 1895; was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 16 July 1895], received the Medal and clasp, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 10 July 1895]: "In recognition of services during the recent operations in Chitral, William George Laurence Beynon, Lieutenant, Indian Staff Corps".  The Insignia were presented 7 November 1895.  He served in the Hazara Campaign, North-West Frontier of India, 1897-98.  Operations in Samana and in the Kurram Valley during August and September 1897.  Relief of Gulistan (two clasps).  He again saw active service in the Tirah Campaign, 1897-98, being present at the actions of Chagra Kotal and Dargai, and capture of the Sampagha and Arhanga Passes.  Reconnaissance of the Saran Sar and action of 2 November 1897.  Operations in and around Dwatoi and action of 24 November 1897.  Operations in the Bara Valley 7-14 December 1897.  Affair at Shinkamar on 29 January 1898.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 1 March 1898]; was given the Brevet of Major 20 May 1898, and received a clasp.  He served in the Somaliland Expedition in 1901 in command of the Mounted troops; was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 18 April 1902], received the Medal and clasp, and the Brevet of Lieutenant Colonel on attaining substantive Majority.  He served in Tibet in 1904 as DAQMG; was present at the action of Niani, and at the operations in and around Gyantse.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 13 December 1904]; received the Medal and clasp, and the Brevet of Lieutenant Colonel 10 November 1904.  He became Major 5 February 1905; was given the Brevet of Colonel 10 November 1910; became Colonel, 1 January 1911; served in the Abor Expedition, 1911-12.  He served in the European War from 1915; was Brigade Commander (Colonel on Staff), India, 2 November 1914 to 6 May 1917; Brigade Commander, India, 1 September 1917 to 14 June 1918; Divisional Commander, India, 15 June 1918; was promoted to Major General 1 January 1917.  He was created a CB in 1915; a CIE in 1910, and a KCIE in 1917, and mentioned in Despatches in 1916.  Sir William Beynon married, in 1898, Edith Norah, youngest daughter of George Petrie, of 1 De Vere Gardens, London, and they had three daughters.  He wrote 'With Kelly to Chitral'. 
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Indian Staff Corps
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