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PostSubject: Captain & Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Needham   Sun Mar 18, 2012 2:15 pm

"Lt. Col. Honble. Henry Needham, Late Grenr. Gds.
Confirmed on the medal roll which incorrectly shows him as ‘Lord Harry’, thus providing a probable explanation for the correction to ‘Honble. Henry’.

Captain & Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Needham served during the 1879 campaign as Orderley Officer to Brigadier General Evelyn Wood, and was mentioned in despatches. This was his only medal and one of only 16, all ranks, to the Grenadier Guards"
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PostSubject: Re: Captain & Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Needham   Sun Mar 18, 2012 5:54 pm

Army Distinguished Service Medal
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Lieutenant Colonel Henry Needham, Royal British Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States, during World War I. While serving as Instructor at the Army General Staff College, American Expeditionary Forces, Lieutenant Colonel rendered invaluable service to the American Expeditionary Forces and to the cause in which the United States has been engaged.

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PostSubject: Capt & Lt - Col Henry Needham    Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:29 pm

On the Forsyth Roll listed as Lt - Col , Needham Hon , G ; 1879.
cheers 90th.
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