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PostSubject: Colonel W. L. K. Ogilvy    Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:28 pm

Colonel W. L. K. Ogilvy served in the Zulu war of 1879 (Medal). Served with the 3rd Battalion 60th Rifles in the Boer war of 1831.
Served with the 3rd Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps in the Egyptian war of 1882, and was present in the reconnaissance in force from Alexandria on 5th August, in the engagement at Tel-el-Mahuta, the action at Kassasin (9th September), and in command of the Battalion at the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir Medal with Clasp, 4th Class of the Osmanieh, and Khedive's Star). Served in the Soudan Expedition under Sir General Graham in 1884 with the 3rd Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps, was appointed Commandant of the Base at Trinkitat, and was present in the engagement at Temai (mentioned in despatches, 3rd Class of the Medjidie, two Clasps).

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PostSubject: Col W.L.K.Ogilvy    Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:03 pm

Ogilvy was a Major in the 3 / 60th Rifles during the AZW , remained in command , on detachment , at Ft Pearson , from the date of departure of the Batt from that post , to the conclusion of the war . Hence he not being entitled to the 1879 Clasp.
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