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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
EwartRobert Frederick4406PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls33rd Company, 11th Btn, IY
EwartRobert William Thomas1st Volunteer Service Company
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Princess of Wales's Own) Yorkshire Regiment
EwartS4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Irish Rifles
EwartSamuel30570PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls60th Company, 17th Btn, IY
EwartW216TrooperDied of disease. Mafeking siege, 24 December 1899
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Protectorate Regiment
EwartW5218PrivatePrisoner. Nooitgedacht, 13 December 1900
2nd Battalion. Released 15 December
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Northumberland Fusiliers
EwartW4402PrivateWounded. Uitspanfontein, 5 February 1902
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
16th (The Queen's) Lancers
EwartWSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 9th Contingent
EwartW2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Northumberland Fusiliers
EwartWSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 7th Contingent
EwartW4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Durham Light Infantry
EwartW3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Durham Light Infantry
EwartW216TrooperDemise: Died of disease 24-12-1899
Place: Mafikeng
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Protectorate Regiment
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