Lieutenant Thomas de la Haye Brotherton proceeded to the Cape with reinforcements; subsequently to Pretoria.
Date of Birth - 15th March 1858
First Appointment - Lieutenant - Royal Engineers - 14th August 1876
South African War - 1879-81 - Zulu Campaign- Medal. Employed in Natal. Transvaal Campaign, commanded detachment of Royal Engineers on march from Newcastle to Laing’s Nek. Deapatches, London Gazette, 10th March 1881.
Source ‘1884 Army List’ (p 495, 785 & 1226)
He was born in Esher, Surrey and in 1901 he was living in Kent as a Major in the Royal Engineers age 43.