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PostSubject: Brigade-Surgeon- Lieutenant-Colonel. Henry Comerford.   Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:03 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Brigade-Surgeon- Lieutenant-Colonel. Henry Comerford.   Sat Nov 20, 2010 6:27 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Brigade-Surgeon- Lieutenant-Colonel. Henry Comerford.   Sat Nov 20, 2010 9:36 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Brigade-Surgeon- Lieutenant-Colonel. Henry Comerford.   Sat May 07, 2011 12:16 am

"Colonel Henry Comerford (1844-1905) of the Royal Army Medical Corps played key roles in both the Zulu War and the first Boer War in South Africa.

Henry Comerford was born in Galway on 8 February 1844, studied medicine and graduated MD before entering the Royal Army Medical Corps.

While he was serving in Bermuda, he was awarded a gold pin by the German Emperor for good services to the sailors of a German barque. He also served in Dover and Mandalay, where was where he was the Principal Medical Officer.

He was appointed Assistant Surgeon on 31 March 1866, Surgeon on1 March 1873 and Surgeon-Major on 31 March 1878.

He was present in the Zulu War in 1879, and was at the Battle of Ulundi (medal with clasp). He was also involved in the First Boer War in 1881, when he took part in the defence of Pretoria and was mentioned in dispatches.

He was appointed Brigade Surgeon on 5 April 1892 and Surgeon-Colonel on 6 July 1896.

Colonel Comerford retired from the service on 17 May 1902, and died three years later in London on 15 May 1905, aged 61".
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PostSubject: Re: Brigade-Surgeon- Lieutenant-Colonel. Henry Comerford.   Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:55 pm

"Maj.-Gen. Sir Reginald Thomas Thynne was born on 23 December 1843. He was the son of Reverend Lord John Thynne and Anne Constantia Beresford. He married Louise Du Bois, daughter of Douglas Du Bois, on 6 May 1890. He died on 30 December 1926 at age 83.

He fought in the Zulu War in 1879. He fought in the campaign in the Sudan. He gained the rank of commander before 1894 in the service of the 3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. He gained the rank of Major-General. He gained the rank of commander between 1894 and 1902 in the service of the North East District. He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in 1902."

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PostSubject: Re: Brigade-Surgeon- Lieutenant-Colonel. Henry Comerford.   Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:48 pm

"COLONEL H. COMERFORD, M.D., retires on retired pay, May 17th. He entered the service as Assistant Surgeon, March 31St, 1866; became Surgeon, March ist, 1873; Surgeon-Major, March 31st, 1878; Brigade Surgeon,April 5th, 1892; ancd Surgeon-Colonel, July 6th, 1896. He was in the Zulu war in 1879, and was at the battle of Ulundi, receiving a medal with clasp, and in the Boer war of 1881, including the defence of Pretoria, for which he was mentioned in dispatches".
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PostSubject: Re: Brigade-Surgeon- Lieutenant-Colonel. Henry Comerford.   Tue Mar 15, 2016 2:16 pm

"Colonel Henry Comerford RAMC served in the South African War (1879) and the Zulu Campaign. He took part in the Battle of Ulundi, the Transvaal Campaign and was present in the defence of Pretoria where he was mentioned in dispatches. One of his publications was an article entitled “Rupture of the Torcular Herophili” which appeared in the AMD report for 1882 (vol xxiv). He retired from the services on 17 May 1902. He died on 15 May 1905, aged 61 years."

Service Record — Henry Comerford

31 Mar 1866 Staff Assistant Surgeon.

1866 – 1869 Served in Canada.

1870 Served in Penally, Pembrokeshire.

1870 Served in Bengal.

9 Sept 1871 Assistant Surgeon 2nd/1st The Royal Scots.

Apr 1873 Moved to Staff Bengal from 2nd/1st Foot.

1 Mar 1873 Promoted Surgeon.

1874 – 1875 Served in Bengal.

1876 – 1878 Moved to Aldershot from Bengal.

31 Mar 1878 Promoted Surgeon-Major.

Jan 1879 – 1882 Moved to the Cape of Good Hope. Served in the Zulu War; was at the Battle of Ulundi.

1881 Served in the First Boer War. Took part in the defence of Pretoria.

Malta 3 Apr 1882 Disembarked at Malta from the Cape of Good Hope, from where he had departed on 22 February 1882.

11 Apr 1882 Left Malta for the West Indies.
Served at Bermuda, where he was presented with a golden scarf pin by the German Emperor for services rendered to the sailors of a German barque.

Aug 1882 Returned to Gravesend.

31 Mar 1886 Surgeon-Lieutenant Colonel.

5 Apr 1892 Promoted Brigade-Surgeon-Lieutenant Colonel vice Francis Henry Welch promoted Surgeon-Colonel.

6 July 1896 Surgeon-Colonel.

17 May 1902 Retired

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