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PostSubject: Cosmo Huntly Gordon   Sun Nov 22, 2009 10:24 pm

Cosmo Huntly Gordon. 1874, Feb. 28, Sub. Lt. afterwards. Lt., 3rd Ft., E, Kent Reg. 1879, served in Zulu war, action of Inyezane and occupation of Eltshowe (Medal and clasp). 1880, May 8 1881, Apr. 20, A.D.C. to Govr. and Comdr.-in-chief, Straits Settlements. 1882, Mar. 19, Capt. 1888, passed final exam. Staff Coll. 1891, Jan. 21, Maj. 1895, Aug. 2 1898, Aug. i, Dist. Insp. of Musk., W. Dist. 1902, May 28, Lt. Col., D.A.A.Q., Bar- badoes. 1905, Jun. 17, h.p. Res. of Offs. ; Oct. 6, ret. pay (A.L., 1874 1910). Son of Charles Vincent, 377 ; b. 1855, Jun. 13, bap. Jul. 4, at Jaulnah ; m. 1892, Oct. 19, Ida Mary, daughter. Of Capt. O. W. Ford, Bengal Army (House of Gordon,)
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PostSubject: Re: Cosmo Huntly Gordon   Fri Apr 24, 2015 9:44 am

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Cosmo Huntly Gordon, photographed in 1888.
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Does anyone recognise anyone else in the group?

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PostSubject: Re: Cosmo Huntly Gordon   Fri Apr 24, 2015 10:47 am

Front row on the right, Horace Smith-Dorrien?

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PostSubject: Re: Cosmo Huntly Gordon   Fri Apr 24, 2015 10:59 am

Steve,

It is indeed S-D.

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