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BrunkerCapel MolyneuxMajor2nd Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Lancashire Fusiliers
BrunkerCharles MolyneuxMajorBRUNKER, CAPEL MOLYNEUX, Major, was born 15 October 1858, in Ceylon, son of Major General James Robert Brunker and Marianne (nee Molyneux). He was educated at Cheltenham College, and joined the 43rd Foot 23 October 1880; the 81st Foot 8 December 1880; became Lieutenant, North Lancashire Regiment, 1 July 1881; was Adjutant, North Lancashire Regiment, 6 August 1884 to 5 August 1889; became Captain 17 February 1888; exchanged into the Lancashire Fusiliers 18 February 1891. He served in the Nile Expedition of 1898; was present at the Battle of Khartoum; received the Medal and the Egyptian Medal with clasp. In the same year he also served in Crete. He was promoted to Major 7 March 1900. Major Brunker served in the South African War, 1899-1900, being present at the Relief of Ladysmith, including the operations of 17 to 24 January 1900, and action at Spion Kop; operations of 5 to 7 February 1900, and action at Vaal Kranz; operations on Tugela Heights (14 to 27 February 1900); operations in Natal, April and May 1900. He was in command of the 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, from 25 January to 29 March 1900. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 8 February and 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with two clasps, and for services at Spion Kop was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Charles Molyneux Brunker, Major, Lancashire Fusiliers. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented to him by the King 29 October 1901. He became Lieutenant Colonel 24 June 1906; was given the Brevet of Colonel 14 June 1909; became Colonel 24 June 1910. He served in the European War, 1914-17; on the Western Front in 1914; at Gallipoli in 1915; was mentioned in Despatches for valuable services in connection with the war [London Gazette, 27 July 1917], and created a CMG in 1917. He retired from the Staff with the honorary rank of Brigadier General 3 January 1918. General Brunker married (1st), in 1902, Marcia Caroline (who died in 1913), daughter of the Reverend Joseph Barker. He married (secondly), in 1914, Dorothy Manners, daughter of A Leland Noel.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Lancashire Fusiliers
BrunkerF W28098TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls74th Company, 8th Btn, IY
BrunkerG H4028PrivateQSA (5).
Source: QSA medal rolls
16th (The Queen's) Lancers
BrunkerH M ECaptainFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1878-9(Cameronians) Scottish Rifles
BrunkerLTrooperNatal 1906 (1)
Source: Recipients of the Natal 1906 Medal
Natal Police
BrunkerLuther172PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls1st Co, 1st Btn, IY
BrunnellA1124Private5th Battalion
Source: QSA roll
(Duke of Cambridge's Own) Middlesex Regiment
BrunnenG2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Hampshire Regiment
BrunnenJChief Petty OfficerFrontier Wars. SAGS (0)HMS Shah
BrunnenW 3120Private1st Btn. Wounded at Natal. 23 Feb 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 101 line 24
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
BrunnenW J1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
BrunnerSergeantFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1879Stanger Mounted Rifles
BrunnerCecil Heywood2724PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls23rd Company, 8th Btn, IY
BrunnerErnest AMember of the late Legislative Assembly, Natal
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