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PostSubject: Colonel Edward Reginald Courtenay    Sun Feb 22, 2015 12:00 pm

"Courtenay, Col. Edwd. Reginald, C.B. , eld. s. of Maj. Geo. Hy. Courtenay, formerly GO Rif . ; b. 1853; w. 1, 1878,
Kathleen Ruth, dau. (marriage dissolved 1881) of Maj.-Gen. H. A. Crofton ; 2, 1891, Mary Emily, eld. dau. of maj.-gen.
F. Hammersley, of Ashe Grange, Surrey; served in Zulu war 1879, Soudan expdns. 1884-5 and 1885-6, N.W. Frontier of
India 1897-8, col. on gen. staff, Welsh and Midland commd. 1900-5, h. p. 1905. "

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PostSubject: Re: Colonel Edward Reginald Courtenay    Sun Feb 22, 2015 10:17 pm

Name Courtenay, Colonel Edward Reginald
Prefix Colonel
Born 27 Jun 1853
Gender Male
Died 29 Mar 1919 St. George Hanover Sq London England

Father Courtenay, Major George Henry, b. 23 Dec 1814, Beckenham Kent England Find all individuals with events at this location, d. 2 Jan 1910, St. Thomas Devon England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 95 years)
Mother Samuda, Laura, b. 1819, London Middlesex England.
d. 28 Jun 1892 (Age 73 years)
Married 22 Sep 1852.

Family Hammersley, Mary Emily,
b. 1858, Ireland , d. 20 Dec 1928 (Age 70 years)
Married 5 Aug 1891 Farnham Surrey England.
Courtenay, Mary Catherine Natalie, b. 14 Dec 1892, Punjab India. ,
d. 2 Sep 1933 (Age 40 years)

Notes Colonel Edward Reginald Courtenay fought in the Zulu War in 1870 where he was mentioned in despatches twice.
He fought in the Nile Expedition between 1884 and 1885.
He fought in the Sudan Expedition between 1885 and 1886 where he was mentioned in despatches.
He fought in the North-West Frontier between 1897 and 1898.
He was invested as a Companion Order of the Bath (C.B.).
He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the 11th Hussars.
He gained the rank of Temporary Brigadier-General in 1914 in the service of the 2nd Army Central Force.
He lived at Sydenham Kent England.

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PostSubject: Col Edward Reginald Courtenay 20th Hussars    Wed Feb 25, 2015 3:28 am

Some of this may be mentioned previously ; Served throughout the war as Staff Officer of the Mounted Troops of the Lower Tugela Column , was present at Inyezane and Gingindlovhu , and with the relief of Eshowe , also had his Horse shot from under him at Gingindlovhu . From M & S .
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