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Bromley-DavenportWilliamLieutenant ColonelBROMLEY-DAVENPORT, WILLIAM, Lieutenant Colonel, was born 21 January 1863, eldest son of Lieutenant Colonel W Bromley-Davenport, MP. He was educated at Eton, and at Balliol College, Oxford; joined the Staffordshire Yeomanry, serving in the South African War in command of the 4th Imperial Yeomanry Battalion He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with four clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "William Bromley-Davenport, Lieutenant Colonel, 4th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry. In recognition of services during the recent operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented to him by the King 29 October 1901. Colonel Bromley-Davenport was a Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant. He was Member of Parliament (Conservative) for the Macclesfield Division of Cheshire, 1886-1906, and contested the same Division in 1910. He was Financial Secretary, War Office, 1903-5. Colonel Bromley-Davenport commanded the 1st Staffordshire Yeomanry from the outbreak of the War, and went with them to Egypt in November 1915. He was Brigadier General commanding the 1/1st North Midland Brigade, Egyptian Expeditionary Force; Brigadier General in Command of the 22nd Mounted Brigade, Egypt, 1916; Assistant Director of Labour, France, from 1917 (created a CMG, 1918); Assistant Director of Labour, 2nd Army, Italian Expeditionary Force, from November 1917, to April, 1918. Commandant of Labour, France. Colonel Bromley-Davenport was created a CBE in 1919.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
4th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry
BromlowThomas D'ArcyFleet SurgeonBROMLOW, THOMAS D'ARCY, MD, Fleet Surgeon EN, served in Burma, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service 0rder [London Gazette, 21 June 1887]: "Thomas D'Arcy Bromlow, MD, Fleet Surgeon RN.  For operations in Burma".  He died 2 February 1892.
[DSO gold], Egypt (0) undated (Staff Surgeon HMS Turquoise), [IGS 1854 (1) Burma 1885-87], [Khedive Star].  Egypt only for all the following.  London Coin and Stamp Spring 83 £135.  Sotheby's Mar 86 £154.  Spink Nov 87 £225.  Spink Mar 88 £180.  DNW Dec 03 £310.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Navy
BromlyJSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
BrommellJPrivateQSA (0). Ref: Ply9.093.
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Dwarf
BromptonJ2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Lincolnshire Regiment
BromptonJ4595SergeantMID LG: 29 July 1902, page: 4843. Source: General Kitchener. 23 June 1902. Re: Final despatch & mentions
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Norfolk Regiment
BromwellW1st Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadia
BromwichA5th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
BromwichAugustus Reuben28114TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls82th Company, 21st Btn, IY
BromwichC981PrivateFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1877-8-9Royal Warwickshire Regiment
BromwichHerbertEngineer GeorgeBROMWICH, GEORGE HERBERT, Engineer, Royal Navy, was born on 27 November 1871, at Frome, Somerset, son of Edmund Cockey, MD, Surgeon. He was educated at Bloxham, Banbury, Oxford, and entered the Royal Navy in July 1887. In 1893 he assisted in the salvage operations at Ferrol, on board HMS Home, and he served on the Australian Station in HMS Karrakatta, 1894-7; at the Royal Naval College at Osborne; in the Goliath, the Good Hope, etc.  In 1900 he served in China, and was present at the Relief of Pekin, and Lean's Navy List says of his services in the campaign: "Promoted DSO for services in China, 1900. Mentioned in Despatches; landed with the Naval Brigade for the defence of Tientsin, and accompanied brigade during Admiral Seymour's attempted relief of Legations; employed in repairing and constructing temporary armoured trucks; did Company Officer's work with Royal Marines after Captain Beyts, RMA, was killed, and was left behind in the Tse-ku Arsenal, with Marines under Major Johnstone, as guard to the party left to destroy Arsenal. Employed mounting 4-inch guns of Algerine in Tientsin and near Pai Yang Arsenal; present at the taking of Native City of Tientsin". He received the Medal and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 9 November 1900]: "George Herbert Cockey, Engineer, Royal Navy. In recognition of services during the recent operations in China". (An additional entry says: "Name changed to Bromwich. Letter from the Admiralty dated 15 June 1912.") He was decorated for his services with the Royal Marines during Admiral Seymour's retreat to Tientsin, and for mounting 4-inch guns at Tientsin afterwards. The Insignia, Warrant and Statutes of the DSO were sent to the Admiralty, and the Insignia presented on 31 January 1901, by Rear Admiral Sir J A T Bruce, Second-in-Command on the China Station. Engineer-Commander Cockey changed his name to Bromwich by deed-poll in 1912. Captain Bromwich married, on 19 July 1909, at Portsmouth, Evelyn Mary Newton, daughter of Richard Newton, of Brisbane, Queensland, and their children were Frank Bromwich (born 9 July 1911), and Elizabeth Bromwich. Acting-Captain Bromwich became General Manager, Naval Yard, Garden Island, Sydney, in 1913.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Navy
BromwichJSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls39th Battery, RFA
BromwichJ1179PrivateDied of disease. Kroonstad, 12 October 1900
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Northamptonshire Regiment
BromwichJ52577GunnerSeverely wounded. Tafel Kop, 20 December 1901
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
39th Battery, RFA
BromwichJ1524PrivateFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1877-8-9Royal Warwickshire Regiment
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