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The Distinguished Service Order
1 Feb. 1915, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished ervice
rder [London Gazette, 10 larch, 1915]: "Ernest Brander Macnaahten,
_Iajor and Brevet Lieut.-Colonel, 30th Battn. Royal Field Artillery. For
con picuous gallantry and ability on 25 Jan. 1915, during the attack by
German on the village of Givenchy. Whilst exposed to very heavy
tir
he obtained valuable information a to the enemy' po ition." From
27 Feb. to 3 pril, 1915, he was Brigade Major, Royal Artillery, 1 t Army,
B.E.F. ; from 4 April to 17 Aug. 1915,G..0.2 (Staff Officer to lajor-General,
Royal Artill ry, 1 t Army), British Armies in France. He was promoted
Lieutenant- olonel 5 Oct. 1915, and held the temporary rank of Brigadier–
tieneral 24 pril, 1916, to 23 pril, 1919, commanding Royal Artillery
15th Divi ion, Briti h Armies in France, 24 April, 1916, to 7 Oct. 1918,
and the 12th Infantry Brigade, Briti h Armie in France, Oct. 191 , to
23 April, 1919. He was created a C. LG. in 1917, and was given the Brevet
()f olonell Jan. 191. He married, in
1906,
Yvonne larie, daughter of
the late urgeon Colonel J. A. Forester, Royal Horse Guard, and they
have one on and four daughters.
MACALPIJl.E-LENY. WlLLIA M HARLEY,
Major, was born at
Dalswinton 28
~ ;
ov. 1 80, son of the late
W. l\Iacalpine-Leny, of Dalswinton, Dum–
fries, and Duror, Argyllshire, and his wife,
daughter of Walter Long, of Preshaw,
Hants. He was educated at
~larlborough
College, and at the Royal Military Academy,
Woolwich, joining the Army 24 June,
1 99, and receiving promotion 16 Feb.
1901. He took part in the operations in
the Aden Hinterland, 1902-3, and was
promoted Captain 13 May, 1904. From
1 Ja'1. 1906, to 12 Nov. 1908, he was
Adjutant, Royal Artillery, and from 13
Nov. 1908, to 13 Nov. 1913, Adjutant in
the Territorial Force, becoming Major
30 Oct. 1914.
~Iajor ~lacalpine-Leny
was serving at Malta on the outbreak of
W.
H.
Macalpine- Leny.
the European War, whence he proceeded
to France. He was created a Companion
()f the Distingui hed ervice Order [London Gazette, 10 March, 1915]:
" William Harley facalpine-Leny, Major, 115th Battery, Royal Garrison
Artillery. For conspicuous ability and courage at Wulverghem on 24
and 27 Jan., when he succeeded in destroying houses occupied by the enemy
by the fire of his battery, during which period he had to observe the firing
of his guns from a very exposed position." He served as Acting Lieu–
tenant-Colonel, and was given the Brevet of Lieutenant-Colonel 3 June,
191. He was four time mentioned in Despatches. Lieut.-Colonel
~Iacalpine-Leny
is a member of the I.Z. and Free Foresters Cricket Clubs,
and for several year played cricket for Dorsetshire and hockey for Dorset
County and the West of England. Capt.
~facalpine-Leny
married, at
"' t. Jude's Church, outh Kensington, 16 June, 1908, Anna Felicia, daughter
of the Rev. L. B. Weldon, D.D., Canon of Salisbury, and granddaughter
of ir Anthony Weldon, Baronet, of Rohinderry, Queen's County, and
Kilmory, Kildare, Ireland, and also of Sir Crocker Barrington, Baronet, of
Glen tal, Limerick, and they have one son, Kenneth Harley, born 20 Oct.
1909.
FOULKES. CHARLES HOWARD.
~Iajor,
was born 1 Feb. 1 75, son
of the Rev. Thomas Foulkes and Tessie Fischer. He was educated at
Warminster Grammar School and at Bedford Modern School, and entered
the Royal Engineers, as a econd Lieutenant, 27 Feb. 1 94, becoming
Lieutenant 27 Feb. 1 97. He served in the operations in Sierra Leone,
1 98-99 ( fedal ,vith clasp), and in the South African War, on the Staff,
employed as Intelligence Officer (graded as Staff Captain), 15 July to 9 Sept.
1900; operations in the Orange Free tate, Feb. to May, 1900,
includin~
the operations at Paardeberg; actions at Poplar Grove, Dreifontein,
Karee iding, Houtnek (Thoba Mountain), Vet River and Zand River;
operations in the Transvaal in
~Iay
and June, 1900, including actions near
J ohanne burg, Pretoria and Diamond Hill; operations in the Transvaal,
west of Pretoria, including action at Elands River; operations in Orange
River Colony, including actions at Bethlehem, Wittebergen and Witpoort ;
operations in Cape Colony, south of Orange River, 1900, including action
at Colesberg (Queen's Medal with six clasps). He was Assi tant Com–
missioner, Anglo-French Boundary Commission, east of the Niger, 4 Oct
1902, to 2 July, 1904, and took part in the Kano-Sokoto Campaign in
. ·orthern
~igeria
in 1903 (Medal ,vith clasp); became Captain 1 April,
1904, and Major 27 Feb. 1914. He saw active service for the fourth time
in the European War from 1914-18. He was created a Companion
of the Distinguished ervice Order [London Gazette of 10 larch,
1015]: "Charles Howard Foulkes, lajor, Royal Engineers. For con-
picuous gallantry in as isting to rescue a wounded man under heavy fire,
and for very valuable ervices rendered at Cuinchy, in placing in a state
of defence the po ition" hich 'la captured irom the enemy on 6 Feb. 1915."
He held a pecial appointment (G..0.1) at G.H.Q., British Expeditionary
Force, 27 May, 1915, to 16 Jan. 1916; was Brigade Commander (graded
a A.A.G. ) of a pial Brigad , Royal Engineer, B.E.F., 17 Jan. to 19
~Iay,
1916; and Brigade Command r (graded as Brigadier-General),
. pe ial Brigade, Royal Engineers, British Armies in France, 20 May,
1D16,
to 16 June, 1917, and was promoted Temporary Brigadier-General
on receiving the appointment of Director of Gas ervice, British Armies
in France, 17 June, 1917. For his services in the European War, Brigadier-
eneral Foulke was given the Brevets of Lieutenant-Colonel (1 Jan.
1 17) and Colonel (1 Jan. 1919); was mentioned in D patch ,and was
created a .•I.G. in 191. He had the 1914 tar, the Legion of Honour,
the French roix: de Guerre (with Palm), the Belgian Ordre de la Couronne
( ommandeurl and Croix de Guerre, and the American Distinguished
Service Medal. He has played in international hockey for Scotland.
He married, in 1904, Dorothea Fanny, eldest daughter of Herbert Oakey,
and they have three sons.
WINGATE, MALCOLM ROY,
Lieut., was born 28 Aug. 1893, at White–
hill, Newton Abbot, second son of General Sir Francis Reginald Wingate,
G.C.B., G.C.V.O., irdar of the Egyptian Army, High Commis ioner of
Egypt, and Catherine Leslie, his wife,
daughter of the late Capt. Joseph Spark-
hall Rundle, Royal Navy. He wa
educated at Locker's Park, Hemel Hemp–
stead, and at Winchester, passing 17th
into Woolwich from Winchester in 1911.
He pas ed out lOth in Dec. 1912, obtaining
a commission in the Royal Engineers as
Second Lieutenant. He joined at Chatham
in April, 1913, the School of Military
Engineering. On mobilization at the
commencement of the European War in
1914 he was appointed to the 26th Field
Company, Royal Engineers (1st Division,
Expeditionary Force, Border Camp, Major
H. Pritchard). He proceeded to France
on the 14th Aug.; was in the Retreat
Malcolm Roy Wingate.
from Mons; took part in operations on the
Marne and Aisne, and at Ypres, fighting
with his Field Company in all the fierce actions of that period. He was
mentioned in Despatches in Feb. and March, 1915; was awarded the
Military Cross [London Gazette, 19 Feb. 1915], and was created a Com–
panion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 10 March,
1915]: "Malcolm Roy Wingate, Lieut., 26th Field Company, Royal
Engineers. For conspicuous gallantry on numerous occasions under
dangerous conditions, especially at Givenchy on 27 Jan. 1915, when he
led a small party and blew in the head of the enemy's sap at the White
House." In Aug. 1915, he was appointed to the taff as taff Captain
to the Engineer-in-Chief at General Headquarters in France, where he
remained until 1917. During that time he was awarded the Croix de
Guerre. He considered, however, that his place was at the front, and he
asked
to
be allowed to return
to
a field company, which was eventualJy
permitted. He was again mentioned in Despatches in May and Dec.
1917, and was given the Brevet of Major on 1 Jan. 1918, after considerably
le than five years' service. He was commanding the 459th Field Company
when he fell in action 21 March, 191 , aged twenty-four, when leading his
men forward to their battle positions during the enemy's attack. A
correspondent writes: "His strength of character was concealed under
a singularly quiet, courteous and unassuming manner. He was resolute
of purpose, punctilous in the discharge of his duty and fearless in carrying
it out."
LEIGH-BENNETT, ARTHUR,
Capt., was born 25 Nov. 1885, and
was educated at Winchester. He joined the Coldstream Guards, as a
Second Lieutenant, 28 Jan.
1~05,
and was promoted Lieutenant 22 Jan.
1907. He took part in the European War; was promoted Temporary
Captain 15 Nov. 1914; was mentioned in Despatches; gained the Military
Cross and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order
[London Gazette, 10 March, 1915]: "Arthur Leigh-Bennett, Capt., 2nd
Battn. Coldstream Guards. For conspicuous gallantry at Cuinchy on
1 Feb. 1915. Leading his men with great ability against the enemy, he
stopped their advance, and eventually captured their position." He was
killed in action in France 3 Oct. 1915.
CAUTLEY, WILLIAM OXENHAM,
Major, was born at Gosport 7
Oct. 1 75, elder son
01
Capt. William
~~mpson
Cautler and Emily
Mar~an
Oxenham. Major Cautley came of milItary stock, hIS grandfather bem!!
Major-General George Cautley, th Bengal'
Cavalry, who served through both of
the Oudh Campaigns in the forties, and
his father, a Captain in the 1 t South
taffordshire Regt., died on active service
in 1883, leaving his four orphan children
to the care of their uncle, the Rev. Proby
L. Cautley, Vicar of Quainton, Bucks.
The subject of this notice was educated
at Bradford College, and distinguished
himself in athletics. He entered first the
3rd Hussars through the Militia (3rd Battn.
SufIolk Regt.); he rejoined the Suffolks
on the outbreak of the South African
\,"ar. He volunteered for service abroad
on the outbreak of the European
War, and proceeded to France in Oct.,
WilIiam
o.
Cautley.
and went up to Ypres. During the first
month he was attached to the 1st u sex
Regt., and then for the remainder of the time to the 1st Northampton–
shires. He was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service
Order [London Gazette, 10 March, 1915]: " William Oxenham Cautley,
Major, The uffolk Regt., attached 1st Northamptonshire Regt. For
conspicuous gallantry on. 22 Dec. 1914, near La Quinque Rue, where
he handled his men with great skill, under very critical circum-'
stances." The pecia Brigade Order is ued by Brigadier-General
C. B. Westmacott on Christmas Day, 1914, gives high praise to the
Northamptons and to Major Cautley: "The Brigadier-General desires
me to takf' this opportunity of congratulating D Company, 1st Battn.
~orthamptonshire
Regt., on its gallant and steady behaviour during
the action of 22 Dec. The manner in which, under the command of
Major Cautley, of the 3rd Battn. Suffolk Regt., it resisted the Germnn