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The Distinguished Service Order
Infantry Brigade, British Armies in France,
2~
ept.
1~17,
to 2 Jan. 1918.
He wa promoted Iajor 17 June, 1918; BrIgade MaJor, 201st
Infant~y
Brigade, Force in Great Britain, 1 Oct. 1918, to .3 March,
1~19.
He
IS
_\Jjutant of th City of London Yeomanry (Rough Rlder). MaJor Bayford
married, in 1911, Iuriel, only daughter of John Buller-Colthur t.
DEEDES, CHARLES PARKER,
Lieut., was born 9 Aug. 1 79, at -ether
Broughton near Melton Mowbray, on of the Rev. Philip Deedes, of Little
Parndon, 'E ex, and Josephine, daughter of Joseph Parker, Esq., of
Brettenham Park, Suffolk. He was
educated at Winchester College, and at
the Royal Military College, Sandhurst,
and joined the Yorkshire Light Infantry,
as econd Lieutenant, 11 Feb. 1 99. He
became Lieutenant 9 Oct. 1899. He
served in the South African War, as
Adjutant, 20th Battn. Mounted Infantry,
from Dec. 1901, to 31 May, 1902, taking,
part in operations in the Transvaal, April
to Dec. 1901, and April to 31 May, 1902 ;
operations in Orange River Colony, Jan.
to March, 1902; operations in Cape
Colony, March, 1901. He was mentioned
in Despatches [London Gazette, 29 July,
1902]; received the Queen's Medal with
five clasp , and was created a Companion
Charles Parker Deedes.
of the Di tinguished ervice Order [London
Gazette, 31 Oct. 1902]: "Charles Parker
Deede , Lieut., The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. In recognition
of services during the operations in South Africa." He became Captain
21 March, 1903, and served as Adjutant, 1st Battn. King's Own Yorkshire
Light Infantry, 6 April, 1905, to 5 April, 1908. Capt. Deedes passed the
taff College, 1911, and was General taff Officer, 3rd Grade, cottish
-COmmand, 1 April, 1912, to 4 May, 1913; G..0., 3rd Grade, War Office,
»
May to 4 Aug. 1914. During the European War he was G.S.O.,
ilrd Grade, at G.H.Q., France, 5 Aug. 1914, to 8 Feb. 1915; G.S.O.,
2nd Grade, G.H.Q., 9 Feb. 1915, to 2 Jan. 1916; was promoted
Major 15 Sept. 1915; was G.S.0.2, 14th Army Corps, British Expedi–
tionary Force, 3 Jan. to 3 April, 1916; G.S.O.l, 2nd Division, British
Armies in France, 14 April, 1916, to 6 May, 1917; G.S.O.l, War Office
(temporary), 7 May, 1917, to 13 Jan. 191 ; became Temporary Brigadier–
General and Deputy Director of Staff Duties, War Office (temporary),1
Feb. 191. He was given three Brevets: that of Major 3 June, 1915; of
Lieutenant-Colonel 1 Jan. 1917, and of Colonel 1 Jan. 1918. He was seven
times mentioned in Despatches. Brevet Colonel Deedes was created a
<C.M.G., 1916, and a C.B., 1919; is a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour,
and holds the American Distinguished Service ledal and the French
<Croix de Guerre. He i an excellent cricketer; besides playing in 1898
for the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, and captaining the Staff College
<Cricket Eleven, Camberley, in 1911, he has played for HertfordshirE:, and
is a Member of the M.C.C. and the Free Foresters. Capt. Deedes married,
4 July, 1906, at Brompton Oratory, London, Eve Mary, only daughter of
<Capt. Stanley Dean-Pitt, C.B., R.N., and they have two children: Charles
Julius, born 1 Oct. 1913, and
~Iary
Josephine, born 7
~larch,
1910.
ROMILLY, BERTRAM HENRY SAMUEL,
Lieut., was born 6 Nov.
1 7 ,eldest on of amuel Henry Romilly, Esq., J.P., D.L., of Huntington
Park, Herefordshire, and of Lady Arabella Charlotte (died 1897), eldest
daughter of the 9th Earl of Southesk and sister of the 10th Earl. He en–
tered the Army, 9 March, 1898, as a Second Lieutenant in the Scots Guards.
He was promoted Lieutenant 1 Dec. 1899. Lieut. Romilly served in the
outh African War from 1 99 to 1902. He took part in the advance on
Kimberley; operations in the Orange Free State, Feb. to May, 1900, in–
cluding actions at Poplar Grove, Dreifontein, Vet River (5 and 6 May),
and Zand River; operations in the Transvaal, May and June, 1900, in–
cluding actions near Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Diamond Hill (11 and 12
June); operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, July to 29 Nov. 1900,
including action at Belfast (26 and 27 Aug.); operations in the Transvaal,
w t of Pretoria, July to 29 Nov. 1900; operations in Orange River Colony,
May to 29 :Nov. 1900; operations in the Transvaal, Dec. 1900, to July, 1901 ;
~perations
in Orange River Colony from July, 1901; operations in Cape
Colony, Dec. 1900. He was mentioned twice in Despatches [London
Gazette, 10 Sept. 1901, and 29 July, 1902]; received the Queen's Medal
with five clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service
Order [London Gazette, 31 Oct. 1902] : " Bertram Henry Samuel Romilly,
Lieut., cots Guards. In recognition of services during the operations in
outh Africa." In 1903 he was attached to the Egyptian Camel Corps,
~
and was employed with the Egyptian Army from Dec. 1903, to Aug. 1906,
and again from ept. 1907,
bein~
in the interval Adjutant of the Scots
Guards. He was promoted Captain 7 March, 1904, and Major 16 Sept.
1914. He served m the European War, 1914 to 1915, and was wounded.
He was mentioned in Despatches and
giv~n
,the Brevet of Lieutenant–
Colonel 10 March, 1915. He was temporary Lieutenant-Colonel, Scots
Guards, from April to Oct. 1917, and then became Temporary Lieutenant–
Colonel of the Reserve Battn. cots Guards. In 1919 Lieut.-Colonel
Romilly was appointed lilitary Governor of the province of Tiberias,
Palestine. He married, in 1915, ellie, daughter of the late Colonel Sir
Henry Hozier (brother of the late Lord Newlands), and of Lady Blanche
Hozier, daughter of the 7th Earl of Airlie, and they have two sons.
CAMPBELL, WILLIAM ROBINSON,
Lieut., was born 26 Nov. 1876,
eld t son of ir Charles Campbell, 10th Bart. On 11 Feb. 1 99, he entered
the Army as a econd Lieutenant in the 14th Hussars, in which he was
promoted Lieutenant 13 Dec. 1 99. He served in the South African War,
1899-1902; was present at the Relief of Ladysmith, including operations
of 5 to 7 Feb. 1900, and action at Vaal Kranz; in the operations on Tugela
Heights (14 to 27 Feb. 1900) and action at Pieter's Hill
j
took part in the
operations in the Orange Free State, Feb. to May, 1900, including actions
at Houtnek (Thoba Mountain) and Zand River; in the Transvaal in May
and June, 1900, ilcluding actions nea.r Johannesburg, Pretoria and Diamond
Hill (11 and 12 June); in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, July to 29 Nov.
1900, including actions at Belfast (26 and 27 Aug.); in operations in the
Transvaal, 30 Nov. 1900, to June, 1901; in Orange River Colony, Feb. to
31 May, 1902; on the Zululand Frontier of Natal in Sept. 1901. He seryed
as Adjutant of the 14th Hussars from 12 Aug. 1901. He was mentioned in
Despatches [London Gazette, 10 Sept. 1901 and 29 July, 1902]; received
the Queen's Medal with seven clasps, and the King's Medal with two clasps,
and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London
Gazette, 31 Oct. 1902]: "William Robinson Campbell, Lieut., 14th Hussars.
In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa." He was
employed as Adjutant of the 14th Hussars until 11 Aug. 1904; was promoted
Captain 30 May, 1904, and was Adjutant of Imperial Yeomanry 10 Sept.
1906, to 31 March, 1908, and in the Territorial Force 1 April, 1908, to 24
March, 1911. He attained
his
Majority 22 Feb. 1911. fajor Campbell
served in the European War, and was killed in action in Flanders on 13 May,
1915. He had married, in 1907, Maud Kathleen, youngest daughter of
the late Capt. S. Y. H. Davenport, 47th Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
HOWARD, GEOFFREY WESTON,
Lieut., was born 14 Dec. 1876
third son of Henry Howard., of Stone House, Worcester. He entered the
Army as a Se:.:on1 Lieutenant in the Essex Regt. 1 Dec. 1897, and was
promoted Lieutenant 29 Jan.
19[)~.
He was A.D.C. to Major-General,
South Africa, from 5 March, 1933, to 21 July, 1906, ani served in the South
African War, 1899-1902. He took part in the Relief of Kimberley; was
present during the operations in the Orange Free State, Feb. to May, 1900,
including those at Paardeberg (17 to 26 Feb.); actions at Poplar
Gr~ve
and
Dreifontein
j
in the Transvaal in May and June, 1900, including actions
near Johannesburg, Pretoria ani Diamond Hill (11 and 12 June); in the
Transvaal, east of Pretoria, July to 29 Nov. 1900, including action at Bel–
fast (23 ani 27 Aug.); in Cape Colony, south of Orange River, 1899-1900,
includino actions at Colesberg (1 Jan. to 12 Feb.) (Despatches [London
Gazette)O Sept. 19;)1, ani 29 July, 1902]; Queen's Medal with six: clasps,
ani King's Medal with two clasps). He was created a Companion of the
Distint1uished Service Order [London Gazette, 31 Oct. 1902]: "Geoffrey
Westo~
Howard, Lieut., Essex Regt. In recognition of services during the
operations in South Africa." He became Captain 25 Dec. 1907, and was
appointed G..0.3, Malta, 25 April, 1914. Capt. Howard served in the
European War from 1914 to 1918. He held the appointment of Brigade
Major, 48th Infantry Brigade, New Armies, B.E.F., 22 April, 1915, to 5 Feb.
1916. He
W.lS
promoted Major 1 Sept. 1915; was G.S.0.2, 2nd Army,
B.E.F., British Armies in France, 6 Feb. to 11 Aug. 1916; G.S.0.2, 24th
Division, British Armies in France, 12 Aug. to 14 Oct. 1916
j
was Temporary
Lieutenant-Colonel from 15 Oct. 1916, until given the Brevet of Lieutenant–
Colonel 3 June, 1917; ani G.S.O.l, 7th Division, British Armies in France,
British Force in Italy, 15 Oct. 1916, to 8 Oct. 1918; Temporary Brigadier–
General, 9 Oct. 1918, to 3 March, 1919, while Brigaie Commander of the
145th Infantry Brigade, British Force in Italy; was given the Brevet of
Colon~13
June, 1919. He was mentione:l in Despatches seven times, and
was made a C.M.G. in 1919. He married, in 1905,
M ~ta
Minnie Gregory.
WILLIS, EVELYN STUART CONSTANTINE,
Lieut., was born 6
Oct. 1879, son of Richard A. Willis, M.A., formerly of The Hermitage,
Woking, and of Marion Willis. He was educatei at Harrow, and
Heid~l­
berg College, and entered the Devonshlre
Regt. 11 Feb. 1899. He was promoted
Lieutenant 24 Feb. 1900, and served in
South Africa, 1899-1902, taking part in
the Relief of Ladysmith, including action
at Colenso; operations of 17 to 24 J an
1900, and action at Spion Kop; operation
of 5 to 7 Feb. 1900, and action at Vaal
Kranz ; operations on Tugela Heights
(14 to 27 Feb. 1900) and action at Pieter's
Hill
j
operations in Natal, March to June,
1900; operations in the Transvaal, east of
Pretoria, July to 24 Nov. 1900, including
actions at Lydenberg (5 to 8 Sept.)
j
operations in the Transvaal, 30 Nov. 1900,
to Dec. 1901. He was mentioned in
Despatches [London Gazette, 17 Jan. 1902];
Evelyn S. C. Willis.
received the Queen's and King's Medals
with five clasps, and was created a Com–
panion of the Distinguishe1 Service Order [London Gazette, 31 Oct. 1902] :
.. Evelyn Stuart Constantine Willis, Lieut., The Devonshire Regt. In
recognition of services during the operations in South Africa." He was
transferre:l to the 58th Rifles, Frontier Force, Indian Army, 10 Dec. 1903,
ani became Captain 11 Feb. 1908, and Major on 1 Sept. 1915. He served
in the European War in France from 1914 to March, 1917; in Mesopotamia,
1917; in Palestine, 1918, ani in Cilicia, 1919, serving both as a regimental
officer an1 on the Staff in each theatre; he was wounded 23 Nov. 1914
j
mentione:l in Despatches in 1914, for gallantry in action at Festubert,
and again in 1917, and was given the Brevet of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1919.
Lieut.-Colonel Willis married, in 1915, Frances Fernande, daughter of G.
Blanchard Fry, of Osterley Court, Middlesex.
MOORE, ATHELSTAN,
Lieut., was born 9 July, 1879, and was the
second son of the late Eliward S. F. 1\1oore, Barrister-at-La\v, and lrs.
Moore. He joined the Royal Dublin Fusiliers from the 3rd Durham Light
Infantry, 18 Oct. 1899, and proceeded to outh Africa, where he took part
in the Relief of Ladysmith and the action af Tugela Heights, after which
he commanded a Mounted Infantry Company of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers
until the termination of hostilities, taking part in the operations in the