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EwartJ1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
King's Own Scottish Borderers
EwartJ SSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls(Queen's Own) Cameron Highlanders
EwartJ SMajorEntered 1881; Brevet Lieutenant Colonel, 1898. Staff service: Garr. Adjutant, Egypt, 1885-86; ADC to GOC Scottish District 1893-94; AMS to Governor and Commander in Chief, Malta, 1894-98; DAAG, W District 1898-99; Special Service, Natal, 1899; Brigade Major Infantry Brigade, South Africa, 1899-1900; AAG, South Africa, February 1900. War service: Egyptian Expedition 1882 (medal with clasp; bronze star); Sudan Expedition 1884-85 (clasp); Sudan, 1885-86 (Despatches; 5th class Medjidie); Nile Expedition 1898 (Despatches; Brevet of Lieutenant Colonel; Egyptian medal with clasp; medal); Boer War, 1899-1900; on Staff.
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
(Queen's Own) Cameron Highlanders
EwartJ S1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Gordon Highlanders
EwartJ W4479PrivateDCM Ed VII (Pte., 20th Hussars); QUEEN'S SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902, 4 clasps, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen, Belfast (Pte., 10th Hussars); KING'S SOUTH AFRICA, 2 clasps (Pte., 20th Hussars). DNW Apr 94 £1200. John Walter Ewart was born at Cockermouth, Northumberland, in February 1873 and joined the 20th Hussars on 10 March 1891. A qualified Marksman and Signaller, he saw service in India before reverting to the Reserve just prior to the outbreak of hostilities in South Africa. Quickly recalled, initially for service with the 10th Hussars but afterwards with his old regiment, the 20th, he saw extensive service in the Cavalry Division's advance on Pretoria. It was while attached to the 6th Dragoons, however, that he received the recommendation that resulted in his D.C.M.
Source: DCM recipients
20th Hussars
EwartJ W4479PrivateQSA (4). Attached to 6th Dragoons.
Source: QSA medal rolls
10th (The Prince of Wales's Own Royal) Hussars
EwartJamesCorporalSource: Nominal roll in WO127Rimington's Guides
EwartJames TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Commander-in-Chief's Bodyguard
EwartJoseph2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Duke of Albany's Ross-shire Buffs) Seaforth Highl
EwartRSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls77th Battery, RFA
EwartR3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
King's Own Scottish Borderers
EwartR FSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls77th Battery, RFA
EwartR W TSource: WO100/226Civil Surgeon
EwartR W TVolunteer Service Company
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Princess of Wales's Own) Yorkshire Regiment
EwartRichard HenryCaptainEWART, RICHARD HENRY, Captain, was born 26 December 1864, son of Colonel C H Ewart, ISC, of Clifton, Bristol.  He entered the Royal Dublin Fusiliers as Lieutenant 25 August 1883; became Lieutenant, Hampshire Regiment, 20 October 1883; Indian Staff Corps, 27 March 1886.  He served with the Hazara Expedition, 1891 (Medal and clasp); Isazai Expedition, 1892; became Captain, ISC, 25 August 1894.  He served with the Waziristan Field Force, 1894-95 (Despatches, 2 July 1895); created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 August 1895]: "Richard Henry Ewart, Captain, Indian Staff Corps.  In recognition of services during the recent operations in Waziristan".  He became Major, Indian Army, 25 August 1901; was AQMG for Supply, India, and Assistant Director of Farms, India, 1 May 1905 to 21 March 1912; became Lieutenant Colonel 1 May 1906; was given the Brevet of Colonel 1 May 1910; was promoted to Colonel 3 May 1911; ADC to the King 3 October 1911; CIE, 1912; Deputy Director of Supplies and Transport 30 September 1914 to 3 December 1915; European War, 1914-15 (Despatches).  He was DAQMG, graded Brigadier General, East African Force, 4 December 1915 (Despatches); created a CB 1915; was promoted to Major General 1 January 1917.  He was created a KCMG in 1919.  He married (1st), in 1889, Charlotte Frewen Laurie.  He married (secondly), in 1899, Marion Annie, daughter of Major General Thomas Norris Baker, Redholme, Folkestone, and widow of J R Thomas, and they had one son and three daughters.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Indian Staff Corps
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