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Rededication Rorke's Drift Defender William Wilcox. 8th May 2011 Dolton Devon.
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PostSubject: Colonel Benjamin Bloomfield Connolly, C.B   Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:48 pm

"DEATHS IN THE SERVICES.
Colonel Benjamin Bloomfield Connolly, C.B., Army Medical Staff (retired), died at Brighton on June 20th. He was born on September 10lti, 1845. He was the son of the Rev. J. C. Connolly, R.N., and was educated at Cambridge, where he gained an exhibition at Gonville and Caius College, and at Guy's Hospital; he graduated B.A. in 1867, M.A. in 1871, and B3.Ch. and M.D. in 1891. He also took the L.S.A. in 1869, the M.R.C.S. in 1870, and the F.R.C.S.J. in 1889. After serving in the Franco-German war of 1870-71, he entered the army as assistant surgeon in 1871, and served in the 40th Foot, now the South Lancashire regiment. He became surgeon major in November, 1882, receiving special promotion for services in the Egyptian war. He was promoted surgeon lieutenant-colonel after twenty years' service, and retired on October 21st of the same year. During the South African war he was re-employed at Woolwich, and promoted to colonel (his third special promotion); and during the, recent war returned to duty again and held the post of A.D.M.S., Sussex district. He had a long list of war service. Besides the Franco-German war, mentioned above, he served in the Joweki campaign, on the North West Frontier of India, in 1877-78, receiving the Frontier medal with a clasp; in the Zulu war of 1879; in the Egyptian war of 1882, when he was present at the battle of Tel-el-Kebir, "received the medal with a clasp, and the Khedive's bronze star, and was specially promoted to surgeon major; in the Eastern Sudan campaign of 1884, when he was at the battles of El Teb and Tamai, was mentioned in dispatches in the London Gazette of May 6th 1884, and gained two clasps to the Egyptian medal, and the Order of the Osmanieh; and in the Nile campaign of 1884-85, in command of the camel bearer company, when he was present in the attack on the convoy of wounded on February 13th, 1885, was mentioned in dispatches in the London Gazette of August 25th, 1885, received another clasp to the Egyptian medal, and was specially promoted to a higher rate of pay. He also received the C.B. in 1900. Was the author of treatises on Asiatic cholera and on puerperal fever?



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PostSubject: Colonel Benjamin Bloomfield Connolly , C.B.   Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:42 am

Connolly is on the Medal Roll and was entitled to an Unclasped Medal , holding the title as Surgeon .
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