|Browne||Arthur George Frederic||Captain||BROWNE, ARTHUR GEORGE FREDERIC, Captain, was born 21 June 1851, son of Colonel St John Thomas Browne, RA, and grandson of Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Browne, Lieutenant-Governor of Kinsale and Charles Fort (present as Lieutenant Fireworker of Artillery when Wolfe was fatally wounded at the heights of Abraham, 1759); was educated at Wellington College; entered the 44th Regiment in 1871 as Ensign; Bengal Staff Corps (now Indian Staff Corps), 1876; served during Afghan War of 1878-79 (Medal). He married, 1882, Kate Fisher, daughter of Reverend J S Budden, and they had one son and four daughters. He became Captain in 1883; served in Burma War of 1886 (Medal with clasp); with Lushai Expedition, 1889. He was mentioned in Despatches; received clasp, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order, 14 November 1890: “Arthur George Frederic Browne, Captain, Bengal Staff Corps”. His DSO was awarded “In recognition of services during Chin-Lushai Expedition”. He served in the Chin Hills operations, 1892; was in command of Tlantlang Column (clasp); was promoted Major, 1891; served with the Chitral Relief Force, 1895 (Medal and clasp); with the Tirah Expedition, 1897-98; was present at the actions of Sampagha, Arhanga and Saransar; operations against Khani Kheyl Cham-Kannis; operations Bazar Valley, 25 to 30 December 1897, and with the Khyber Field Force, 1898 (Despatches; two clasps; Brevet of Colonel); promoted Colonel in 1902, and appointed in 1902 to command a Second Class District in India; created a CB, 1903; became Major General, 1904, and commanded Garhwal Brigade, 1904; Colonel, 4th Gurkha Rifles, 1900; 5th (Mhow) Division, 1907; 3rd (Lahore) Division, 1907-8; became Lieutenant General 21 March 1908; created a KCB, 1909; retired 15 February 1909.|
KCB (mil), DSO, Afghan (0) (Lt 3 Ghoorkha's), IGS 1854 (5) Burma 1885-87, Looshai 1889-92 Chin Lushain Burma 1889-92 Chin Hills 1892-93 (Capt 3 Goor Regt), IGS 1895 (3) RofC PF Tirah (Maj DSO 4th Ghurkhas). Spink Feb 70 £300 (including miniatures and father's SA 1853 Medal).
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
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