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BrowneC MLieutenantHe was born 25 January 1875, son of Walter J Browne, Indian Telegraphs, and of Mrs Browne.  He joined the 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers in 1895, and became Lieutenant, 6th Royal Fusiliers, 29 July 1899; served with the West African Frontier Force, and in 1900 took part in the Munshi Expedition, Northern Nigeria (Medal with clasp).  He became Captain 19 October 1900.  He served in the Burmi-Sokoto operations in 1903, in Northern Nigeria, and was severely wounded.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 24 January 1905]; received a Medal and clasp, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 24 January 1905]: "Walter Hamilton Browne, Captain, 6th Battalion The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) (3rd Class Resident, Northern Nigeria).  In recognition of services during the Sokoto-Burmi operations, Northern Nigeria, 1903".  He retired from the Army with the rank of Captain; became Major, Special Reserve, 20 August 1907, and subsequently retired from the Reserve.  Major W Hamilton Browne was transferred to the Provincial Administration, Northern Nigeria, 1904, and promoted 2nd Class Resident, 1909.  He married, in 1900, Lilian Cecelia, daughter of J H Righton, of Bedford, and they had two daughters.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Engineers
BrowneC WSource: WO100/285Touws River TG
BrowneCairns Edward Philip40135TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls133th Company, 29th Btn, IY
BrowneCharles EdwardSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 10th Contingent
BrowneCharles Simon112TrooperSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, 5th Battalion Australian Commonwe
BrowneCharles Woodland39258TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry
BrowneClifford Styant1211PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseTasmania, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Ho
BrowneColin9625PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls45th Company, 13th Btn, IY
BrowneCyril Heyland411TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Rhodesia Regiment
BrowneD1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Dublin Fusiliers
BrowneDCarpenter's CrewQSA (0). Ref: 342.318.
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Monarch
BrowneDSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
BrowneD2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
East Yorkshire Regiment
BrowneD S2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Scots Fusiliers
BrowneE2nd LieutenantQSA and clasps issued 15 Mar 1907. Also served in Imperial Yeomanry. Later resigned commission.

QSA (5) CC OFS Tr SA01 SA02

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Royal Engineers, Volunteers, Royal Monmouthshire
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