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Report: Occupations: Military Service

         Description: Family members who have served in the military -please advise of any errors and omissions. Sorted by Military Service Date.


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# Person ID Last Name, Given Name(s) Birth Date Military Service: Date Military Service: Place Military Service Tree
1 I6111  Bell, Roy Hagerston        #WW1: signaller  Roy~Royes 
2 I6377  Ferguson, Robert J        USN  Roy~Royes 
3 I2587  Rastall-Dickenson, William  1788      British Army: Captain, Derbyshire Militia  Roy~Royes 
4 I1384  Dickenson, Captain Henry Bacon Fector  16 Dec 1816      British Army: 15th Regt, educated Sandhurst  Roy~Royes 
5 I4273  Case, Harry Sherman  Est 1890    Fort Douglas, UT, USA   Musician  Roy~Royes 
6 I1953  Humphreys, Albert Joseph    1916-17  61 Todman St, Brooklyn, Wellington, New Zealand   WW1 NZ Reserve Rolls: 2nd Division; occupation clothing buyer  Roy~Royes 
7 I2747  d' Avranches, Hugh Earl of Chester  Abt 1047  1066    Britain, Knights Of The Realm & Commonwealth Index  Roy~Royes 
8 I3258  Harvey, Major Richard    Abt 1720  Kent, England   British Army: Major  Roy~Royes 
9 I2213  Hougham, Edward  1722  Abt 1750    Royal Navy: HMS Siren  Roy~Royes 
10 I2987  Hougham, Charles Mordaunt  24 May 1756  Abt 1770    Royal Navy: HMS Syren - paymaster  Roy~Royes 
11 I2921  Sandys, Richard Edwin    Bef 2 Apr 1801  Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark   Royal Navy, Lieutenant. †KIA Copenhagen: British defeated Danish-Norwegian fleet -  Roy~Royes 
12 I4372  Lumsden, John  1830  1855    Royal Reg Of Artillery; Rank: GUNNER; Service number: 1291  Roy~Royes 
13 I3480  Bell, Colonel Mark Sever VC CB ADC  15 May 1843  1862    1862 Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, London?
25 June 1862 Commissioned into the Royal Engineers
1862-71 India: Bengal Sappers and Miners, appointed Superintendent of the Park and Field Train.?
1865-66 Appointed Assistant Field Engineer during the Bhutan Campaign
and joined the column which marched on Dewangiri ?
1868 Commanded the Royal Engineers and appointed Assistant Field Engineer during the Hazara Campaign
1868 expedition against the tribesmen of the Black Mountain region in the North West Frontier.
(His conduct brought to notice in despatches - carried out a forced march of 600 miles in 29 days).
1871 Appointed to the Public Works Department at Amritsar - Executive Engineer at Rupar
1872 England, selected for Wolseley's force. Appointed Adjutant.?
1873-74 West Africa, appointed Brigade and Special Service Officer during the Ashanti War
4 Feb 1874 Battle of Ordashu *awarded Victoria Cross
1874 Staff College
19 Aug 1874 promoted Captain.?
1880 Appointed Assistant Quarter Master General for Intelligence at Simla, Bengal?
25 June 1882 promoted Major and travelled throughout Northern China.
29 Oct 1884 Brevet of Lieutenant Colonel, travelled through south-western Persia.?
1885-88 Appointed Deputy Quarter Master General for Intelligence.?
1886-87 Mesopotamia and Armenia ?- Intelligence duties during the Burmah Expedition. ?Travelled extensively in western China and Kashgaria in 1887.?
16 Mar 1887 Brevet of Colonel and appointed Aide de Camp to HM Queen Victoria.
10 May 1889 Promoted Lieutenant Colonel, and appointed Commanding Royal Engineer at Shorncliffe, Kent.?
1890 appointed Commanding Royal Engineer at Dublin?
1894 Placed on half-pay for a few months?
1894-98 Appointed Colonel on Staff and Commanding Royal Engineer at Western District, Plymouth, Devon?
1898 Placed on half-pay due to ill health.?
15 May 1900 Retired

Orders, Decorations and Medals:
Victoria Cross
Order of the Bath: Companion (Military Division)
India General Service Medal 1854-95 with clasp 'Bhootan'
India General Service Medal 1854-95 with clasp 'Hazara 1888'?
Ashantee Medal 1873-74
Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal 1887 (Silver) and clasp '1897'? 
14 I6529  McFarlane, Ralph Smith  29 Mar 1858  1882  Egypt   17th Company Commst and Transport Corps
Regt. No. T/3775 
15 I375  Hamill, James Smith  16 Dec 1897  1914    Service number: M/337378; Royal Army Service Corps; Discharged 30 Oct 1918  Roy~Royes 
16 I6920  Carne, Ernest William  1891  12 Apr 1916    WW1 Enlisted Cairns QLD - served 1916-1920  Roy~Royes 
17 I5277  Hayball, Harry  1878  27 Jan 1917    WW1: Service No. 1453, Railway Unit Occupation Wagon examiner. Religion Methodist. Address Cairns, QLD. Married to Gladys Miriam Hayball c/o Mrs Susanah Williams, Bolsover St, Rockhampton, QLD. Rank Private. Age at embarkation 39. Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917. Returned to Australia 1 Jul 1919  Roy~Royes 
18 I4117  Gillespie, Alexander  Est 1890  1918  Antrim, Ireland   #WW1 - Regiment: ROYAL IRISH RIFLES, 15TH BATT.; Rank: RIFLEMAN  Roy~Royes 
19 I1217  Terry, Arthur Richard James    Bef 1924    RN Radio Officer HMS RENOWN  Roy~Royes