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PostSubject: Brevet Maj. R. Upcher.   Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:17 am

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Brevet Maj. R. Upcher, Officer Commanding 'D' Coy 1st Btn 24th (2nd Warwickshire) Regiment (Fritton)
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PostSubject: Re: Brevet Maj. R. Upcher.   Sat Apr 20, 2013 3:26 pm

"UPCHER, RUSSELL, Lieutenant Colonel, was born 3 February 1844, son of E W Upcher, of Sheringham Hall, Norfolk. He was educated at Harrow (West Acre), and entered the 67th Foot, as Ensign, 21 November 1862, and the 24th Regiment 9 January 1863, becoming Lieutenant 29 October 1866, and Captain 31 October 1871. He served in the South African War of 1877-78—79. In the Kaffir Campaign he commanded the Left Column, and he commanded the troops at the Battle of Quintana, and was present at the action of Kei River. In the Zulu Campaign he commanded the 1st Battalion 24th Foot after the Battle of Isandhlwana. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 26 February and 26 March 1878, and 15 March and 21 August 1879. He received the Medal with clasp, and was given the Brevet of Major 11 November 1878. He was promoted to Major 4 September 1880; to Lieutenant Colonel 9 June 1882, and to Colonel 9 June 1886. He served in the Burmese War of 1885-89; was mentioned in Despatches, GGO 864 of 1887; received the Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 25 November 1887]: "Russell Upcher, Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel, South Wales Borderers. For services in Burma". He commanded the 5th and 68th Regimental Districts; was created a CB in 1897; became Major General 6 July 1898. Major General R Upcher retired on 3 September 1902. He was Colonel, The Durham Light Infantry, from 1908. In 1877 he married Marian Elizabeth, daughter of John Rogers, of Holt Hall, Norfolk, and they had one son and one daughter.
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