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PostSubject: Charles Robert William Colville   Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:19 pm

"Charles Robert William Colville, Master of Colville,26 Apr. 1854, at 42 Eaton Place, Middlesex. at Harrow school; joined the Gren. Guards, 1871; Lieut., 1874, and subsequently Capt.; served with the 24th regt. in the Zulu war, 1879; was A.D.C. to the Com. in Chief of the Bombay army, 1881. A Conservative. He married.7th Oct. , at St. Stephen's, South Kensington, Ruby, 2nd daughter. of Col. Henry Dorrien Streatfeild, of Chiddingstone, Kent, by Marion Henrietta, youngest. daughter. of Oswald Smith, of Blendon Hall, Kent. She was born. 10th Nov. 1866, at 60 Rutland Gate".
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PostSubject: Charles Robert William Colville    Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:19 am

From Mackinnon & Shadbolt .
Lt The Honourable C.R.W.Colville ( Master Of Colville ) Gren Gds , Proceeded to the Cape in March 1879 , with drafts , and took part in the advance of Newdigate's Divis , Colville being present at the battle of Ulundi .
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PostSubject: Re: Charles Robert William Colville   Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:33 pm

Charles Robert William Colville, 2nd Viscount Colville of Culross was born on 26 April 1854. He was the son of Charles John Colville, 1st Viscount Colville of Culross and Hon. Cecil Katherine Mary Carrington. He married Ruby Streatfeild, daughter of Lt.-Col. Henry Dorrien Streatfeild and Marion Henrietta Smith, on 7th October 1885. He died on 25th March 1928 at age 73.

He fought in the Zulu War in 1879, where he was mentioned in despatches. He was Aide-de-Camp to the Commander-in-Chief of Bombay.

He was Military Secretary to the Governor-General of Canada.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Colville of Culross, co. Perth [U.K., 1902] on 1st July 1903.1 He succeeded to the title of 11th Lord Colville of Culross [S., 1604] on 1st July 1903. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Colville, of Culross, co. Perth [U.K., 1885] on 1st July 1903.1 He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Grenadier Guards. He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1915 in the service of the Territorial Force Reserve."
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