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|Subject: Lieutenant-Colonel H. H. STOKES, M.B Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:02 pm|| |
Lieutenant-Colonel H. H. STOKES, M.B., is placed on retired pay, September sixth. He entered the service as Assistant Surgeon, March 30th,1872; became Surgeon, March 1st, I873; Surgeon-Major, March 3oth, 1884;was granted the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel, March 30th, 1892; and made Brigade-Surgeon-Lieutenant-Colonel, July gth, i896. He served in the Zulu war in 1879 (medal with clasp), and with the Hazara expedition in 1888 for which he was mentioned in despatches, and received the Frontier medal with clasp.
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|Subject: Re: Lieutenant-Colonel H. H. STOKES, M.B Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:38 pm|| |
DEATHS IN THE SERVICES.
Lieut.-Colonel Henry Haldane Stokes, R.A.M.C. (ret.), died at Oxford on July 6th, 1929 aged 82. He was born on September 11th, 1846, and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he graduated as M.B. in 1869, subsequently taking the M.R.C.S. in 1872. He was the last officer commissioned as assistant surgeon in the army, which he entered on March 30th, 1872 -the rank of assistant surgeon was soon after abolished, and he was promoted to surgeon from the day on which he entered as assistant surgeon, March 30th 1872. He attained the rank of brigade sturgeon lieutenant colonel on July 9th, 1896, and retired on September 13th, 1902. After his retirement he was employed at Oxford from 1902 to 1911. He served in South Africa, in the Zulu war of 1879, receiving the medal with a clasp; and on the northwest frontier of India, in the Hazara campaign of 1891, when he was mentioned in dispatches in the London Gazette of October 20th, 1891, and received the frontier medal with a clasp.[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.][You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]