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PostSubject: Lieutenant. Creagh, A.G. RA.   Thu Feb 11, 2010 6:24 pm

Lieutenant. Creagh, A.G. RA. Served as A.D.C. Sir G. Wolseley in the last phase of the Zulu war, including the pursuit of Cetshwayo (with Cap t. Lord Gifford’s party). Served as A.D.C. to Sir G. Wolseley in the campaign against Sekhukhuni. Was present at the capture of the chief’s town and stronghold. (Mentioned in despatches.)

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PostSubject: Re: Lieutenant. Creagh, A.G. RA.   Fri Feb 12, 2010 8:35 pm

Maj.-Gen. Arthur Gethin Creagh was born on 12 February 1855. He was the son of John Bagwell Creagh.2He died on 21 February 1941 at age 86.
Dist 1889 DAAG W -92. Expdn 1884 Nile -85. India 1901 cmd'd 2nd Class Dist -06. War 1879 served in Zulu (present at capture of Seltukuni's stronghold). War 1882 Egyptian. He lived Ballyandrew. He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.). Maj.-Gen. Arthur Gethin Creagh usually went by his middle name of Gethin. And Creagh House. County Cork. He was Major-Gen Royal Artillery. Doneraile. In 1885 Suakim (despatches). He was educated on 9 September 1889 privately, and RMA Woolwich, m Beatrice Carlota, dau of John Granville Grenfell. He was Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1896. Between 1906 and 1909 and Tps in Mauritius. He was Colonel Cmdt Royal Artillery between 1912 and 1938.
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