Page 24, 25th April 1925
MAJOR P. W. STAFFORD, K.H.S.
We regret to state that Major Patrick Walter Stafford, K.H.S.,. late R.A.M.C., died on the 14th inst. at his residence at Wimbledon, aged eighty-five. Major Stafford was the son of Walter Stafford, of St. Magdalen's, Wexford, and was educated at St. Peter's College in that town and at the Catholic University, Dublin. He served in 1873-4 in the Ashanti War, in the Zulu campaign of 1879, and in the Boer War of 1881 as P.M.O. of Sir Evelyn Wood's division. In 1885, in which year he retired, he was promoted to the rank of Brigade Surgeon. Among honours held by him were a knighthood of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre, and the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws of the National University of Ireland.—R.I.P.