Served with regiment in South Africa, severely wounded in the Zulu War. 2nd Lieutenant-Colonel 2nd Battalion, May, 1885. Commanded a wing of the regiment detached from head-quarters for special service in Burmese Campaign. Succeeded to command of 2nd Battalion, July, 1887, and died in command at Belgaum. 13th June, 1890.
He served with the Battalion throughout the first phase of the War. Was present at the action at Kambula on the 29th March 1879, in which he was severely wounded. (Brevet of Major.)
Date of Birth - 11th February 1837
First Appointment - Ensign - 13th Foot - 2nd July 1855
Lieutenant - 13th Foot - 8th January 1858
Captain - 13th Foot - 9th March 1867
Brevet Major - 13th Foot - 29th November 1879
Major - Somerset Light Infantry (2nd Battalion) - 1st December 1880
Indian Mutiny - 1858 - Actions of Amorah and Nugger. Medal.
South African War - 1878-9 - Kaffir Campaign - Expedition against Sekukuni - Zulu Campaign - Battle of Kambula. Medal with Clasp. Brevet of Major.