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|Subject: Lieutenant Thomas Ryder Main, Royal Engineers Sat Feb 13, 2010 7:35 pm|| |
Date of Birth:- 6th March 1850
First Appointment - Lieutenant - Royal Engineers - 23rd July 1870
Captain - Royal Engineers - 23rd July 1882
Assistant Instructor, School of Military Engineering from 1st March 1880 to ?
South African War - 1877-9 - Kaffir Campaign - With the forces in the Transkei, action at Neumarks. - Zulu Capmaign - actions of Nyainaka, Inyezane, occupation of Etshowe, operations on the right bank of the Umvolosi, and battle of Ulundi. Despatches, London Gazette, 26th February 1878, 5th March and 16th May 1879. Medal with Clasp.