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PostSubject: Lt.-Col. Hon. Henry John Lindley Wood    Tue Aug 09, 2011 10:36 pm

Lt.-Col. Hon. Henry John Lindley Wood graduated from Cambridge University, Cambridgeshire, England  with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A). He fought in the Ashnati
Campaign in 1874. He fought in the Cyprus Campaign in 1878. He took in the Zulu War in 1879.  He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of the West Riding, Yorkshire.
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PostSubject: Lt - Col Hon Henry John Lindley Wood    Wed Aug 10, 2011 12:45 am

Hi Impi .
Do you know what Regt or Unit he was in ?
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PostSubject: Re: Lt.-Col. Hon. Henry John Lindley Wood    Wed Aug 10, 2011 7:53 am

Hi 90th

He was 12th (Prince of Wales' Royal) Lancers. Listed on the Medal Roll.
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PostSubject: Lt.Col .H.J.L. Wood    Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:14 am

A little more from Mackinnon & Shadbolt .
Major , The Hon H.J.L. Wood ; Half Pay ; Embarked for Natal in charge of drafts , and served with the field force
in the last phase of the war . Entitled to zulu war medal with clasp 1879 , Also Ashanti War Medal with Clasp ' Coomassie '
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PostSubject: Re: Lt.-Col. Hon. Henry John Lindley Wood    Sun Jan 19, 2014 7:29 pm

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     Lt.-Col. Hon. Henry John Lindley Wood was born on 12th January 1843. He was the son of Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax of Monk Bretton and Lady Mary Grey. He married Laura Adeline Thellusson, daughter of Ernest Thellusson and Emily (?), on 2nd March 1897. He died on 5th January 1903 at age 59. He graduated from Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of the West Riding, Yorkshire.

30th August 1864: Cornet 10th Hussars, Henry John Lindley Wood, Gent.,to be Cornet, by purchase, vice John Cecil Russell, promoted. 

28th May 1870: Hon. Henry John Lindley Wood, Aid de Camp to Sir Garnet Wolseley, Cornet the Honourable Henry John Lindley Wood to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice Russell. Dated 28th May, 1870

1874 He fought in the Ashanti Campaign

5th February 1874: War Office, March 7, 1874. LIEUTENANT the Hon. H. J. L. Wood, ILJ 10th Hussars, A.D.C., arrived this morning with Despatches from Major-General Sir Garnet Joseph Wolseley, K.C.M.G., C.B., Commanding the Troops on the Gold Coast, addressed to the Secretary of State for War:

Mentioned in despatches by Wolseley:“I beg to bring to your especial notice the bearer of this despatch, Lieutenant Honourable H. Wood, 10th Hussars, my Aide-de-Camp, who has rendered me valuable services throughout this .campaign.

6th March 1874: War Office, March 6, 1874. THE Secretary of State for "War has received a Despatch and Enclosure, of which the following are copies, from Major-General Sir Garnet Joseph Wolseley, K.C.M.G., C.B., Commanding the Troops on the Gold Coast:—Head Quarters, Amoaful, SIB, February 1, 1874.

Mentioned in despatches by Wolseley:
“I received every possible assistance from him, and from the following Officers of my Staff:—.Colonel Greaves, Chief of the Staff; Major Baker, 18th Regiment, Assistant Adjutant-General; Captain H. Brackenbury, R.A., Assistant Military Secretary; Captain Buller, 60th Rifles, D.A.Q.M.G.;; Lieutenant Rolfe, R.N., Naval. A.D.C;. Lieutenant the Honourable H. Wood, I0th Hussars, A.D,

1st April 1874: THE L0NDON GAZETTE, MARCH 31, 1874 War Office, Pall Matt, 12th Regiment of Lancers, Lieutenant the Honourable Henry John Lindley Wood, from the 10th Hussars, to be Captain, vice j. Henderson, retired. 

13th June, 1874: Honourable H. J. L. Wood, promoted in the .12th Lancers..

4th February 1876: Wilkinson Sword No: 21168

25th April 1877: THE LONDON GAZETTE, MAY 1,1877; Oxfordshire. Captain and Brevet Major the Honourable Henry John Lindley Wood, 12th Lancers, to be Adjutant, vice J. B. Hayes, resigned. 

8th June 1877: FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 1877- 12th Lancers, Captain and Brevet Major the Honourable Henry John Lindley Wood to be Supernumerary, on being appointed Adjutant, Oxford Yeomanry Cavalry. 

23rd October 1878: He fought in the Cyprus Campaign. Major the Honourable H. J. L. Wood, appointed Deputy Assistant Adjutant- General on the Staff of the Lieutenant-General Commanding. the Troops at Cyprus. 

1879: He took part in the Zulu War

25th February 1880: THE LONDON GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 24, 1880 12th Lancers, Captain and Brevet Major the Honourable Henry John Lindley Wood retires on half-pay.

25th February 1883: Captain and Brevet Major the Honourable H. J. L. Wood, half-pay, has been placed on retired pay, with the honorary rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.

28th February 1899: Commission signed by the Lord Lieutenant of the .West Biding of the County of York, and of the City and County of the City of York. The Honourable Henry John Lindley "Wood to be Deputy Lieutenant. 

5th January1903, he died at the age of 59"

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PostSubject: Lt Col Henry John Lindley Wood    Sun Jan 19, 2014 10:14 pm

Impi according to my immediate post above your current offering , Wood saw no action , but took part in the war according to Mack & Shad . I think your post should say '' He took part in the zulu war '' , not , '' He fought in the zulu war '' are they your words or from the summary ? . A minor difference I know , but one that needs to be more detailed if you understand what I mean . In case you arent aware '' Mack & Shad '' has the service records of all imperial officers throughout the AZW , basically it tells you where they served etc . Photographs and a detailed Biography of all the officers who died during the war . You may find it interesting reading ? , it can be purchased for around 30 Quid on a good day !.
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PostSubject: Re: Lt.-Col. Hon. Henry John Lindley Wood    Mon Jan 20, 2014 11:12 pm

Text amended. Thanks 90th!
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