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PostSubject: Colonel Farquhar Glennie   Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:40 pm

"The Kaffir and Zulu War medal awarded to Colonel Farquhar Glennie, 24th Foot, who was dangerously wounded at Intaba-ka-N’Doda in April 1878, later commanded the 1/24th Regiment, and was afterwards Colonel Commandant of the Royal Military School of Music at Kneller Hall

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1877-8-9 (Captn. F. Glennie. 2-24th Foot.)

Farquhar Glennie was born in London on 10 June 1843. He was commissioned as Ensign into the 9th Foot on 31 July 1860; Lieutenant, 26 February 1864; Captain, 26 March 1873; exchanged to 24th Foot, 12 August 1874; Major, 1 July 1881; Lieutenant-Colonel, 9 June 1886; Colonel, 9 June 1890; commanded 1st battalion 24th Regiment, 9 June 1888 to 9 June 1892.

Captain Glennie served in South Africa from 2 February to 10 July, 1878, and from 1 March 1879 to 12 January 1880. He served in the Kaffir War of 1877-78 and was dangerously wounded in action at Intaba-ka-N’Doda on 30 April 1878. He afterwards served in the Zulu War of 1879

After completing his 4-year term in command of the 1/24th Regiment, Glennie was placed on half-pay, 9 June 1892. He was appointed Colonel Commandant of the Royal Military School of Music, at Kneller Hall, on 20 September 1894. It is recorded that ‘the Colonel is an excellent violinist and the fortunate possessor of two Strads.’ Colonel Glennie was one of the co-authors of the first regimental history, Historical Records of the 24th Regiment, which was published in 1892. He died in 1922 and is commemorated on a memorial tablet in Brecon Cathedral."


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Pete can you post the above here.

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PostSubject: Col Farquhar Glennie    Fri Sep 16, 2016 6:03 am

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in ' The Noble 24th ' by Norman Holme ; F - Glennie is listed as being in the 2 / 24th Regt ?

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PostSubject: Re: Colonel Farquhar Glennie   Fri Sep 16, 2016 10:05 am

During 1879 in the 2/24th later on went on to command the 1/24th.,
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PostSubject: Col Farquhar Glennie    Fri Sep 16, 2016 10:19 am

Hi Littlehand
Might need JW or JY to sort this out , there is no mention of F-Glennie being in the 1 / 24th ( ever ) according to ' The Noble 24th '
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PostSubject: Re: Colonel Farquhar Glennie   Fri Sep 16, 2016 10:25 am

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"The Kaffir and Zulu War medal awarded to Colonel Farquhar Glennie, 24th Foot, who was dangerously wounded at Intaba-ka-N’Doda in April 1878, later commanded the 1/24th Regiment, and was afterwards Colonel Commandant of the Royal Military School of Music at Kneller Hall

South Africa 1877-79, 1 clasp, 1877-8-9 (Captn. F. Glennie. 2-24th Foot.)

Farquhar Glennie was born in London on 10 June 1843. He was commissioned as Ensign into the 9th Foot on 31 July 1860; Lieutenant, 26 February 1864; Captain, 26 March 1873; exchanged to 24th Foot, 12 August 1874; Major, 1 July 1881; Lieutenant-Colonel, 9 June 1886; Colonel, 9 June 1890; commanded 1st battalion 24th Regiment, 9 June 1888 to 9 June 1892.

Captain Glennie served in South Africa from 2 February to 10 July, 1878, and from 1 March 1879 to 12 January 1880. He served in the Kaffir War of 1877-78 and was dangerously wounded in action at Intaba-ka-N’Doda on 30 April 1878. He afterwards served in the Zulu War of 1879

After completing his 4-year term in command of the 1/24th Regiment, Glennie was placed on half-pay, 9 June 1892. He was appointed Colonel Commandant of the Royal Military School of Music, at Kneller Hall, on 20 September 1894. It is recorded that ‘the Colonel is an excellent violinist and the fortunate possessor of two Strads.’ Colonel Glennie was one of the co-authors of the first regimental history, Historical Records of the 24th Regiment, which was published in 1892. He died in 1922 and is commemorated on a memorial tablet in Brecon Cathedral."


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Pete can you post the above here.

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PostSubject: Re: Colonel Farquhar Glennie   Fri Sep 16, 2016 10:53 am

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He was wounded but its noted as accidental, two gunshot wounds to thigh.

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PostSubject: Re: Colonel Farquhar Glennie   Fri Sep 16, 2016 1:26 pm

Glennie served in South Africa according to his service records:

South Africa 2/2/1878-10/7/1878 (with 2/24th coming out on transport Himalaya with 2/24th returned aboard Nyanza?)

South Africa 1/3/1879-12/1/1880 (returned aboard transport Clyde - then attached 2/24th)

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PostSubject: Re: Colonel Farquhar Glennie   Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:20 pm

The Prince Consort's Library in Aldershot was open to the public today as part of Heritage Open Days. Pretty much untouched since it opened in 1866, it would have been used by many of the officers who served in the AZW. This is one of the libraries copies of Historical Records of 24th Regiment which I would very much like in my collection.

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There is another interesting connection to the AZW. The library was paid for and maintained out of the private funds of the Prince Consort. When he died Queen Victoria continued to pay its upkeep until her death in 1901. The management committee then wrote to ask Edward VII to continue the tradition, but the old reprobate refused! The War Office was approached to see if they would fill the gap - their response was "what library?". Then comes the AZW connection, Evelyn Wood who was by then officer commanding Aldershot District had been an avid user of the library in his junior days. He weighed in managing to extract £60 per year out of the War Office - just enough for the library to survive.

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PostSubject: Colonel Farquhar Glennie    Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:07 pm

Excellent post Steve
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PostSubject: Re: Colonel Farquhar Glennie   Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:48 pm

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dangerously wounded at Intaba-ka-N’Doda

He was wounded but its noted as accidental, two gunshot wounds to thigh.

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That was some accident......
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