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GambleR5166PrivateDied of disease. Rustenburg, 16 May 1901
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Norfolk Regiment
GambleR5166Private2nd Battalion
Demise: Died of disease 16 May 1901
Place: Rustenburg
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Norfolk Regiment
GambleR1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Dublin Fusiliers
GambleRAttached 5th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Dublin Fusiliers
GambleR2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
GambleR9313SapperTo 26th Company 1 Aug 1902.

QSA (4) CC OFS Tr SA02

TNA ref 158/59
Royal Engineers, Fortress Company, 45th
GambleRSergeantCGHGSM (1) Bechuanaland
Source: Roll of the CGHGSM
Cape Town Highlanders
GambleRaymond7292PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls16th Company, 5th Btn, IY
GambleRichard NarrienMajorGAMBLE, RICHARD NARRIEN, Major, was born at Edinburgh 10 March 1860, son of Lieutenant General D J Gamble, CB, and Mrs M E Gamble. He was educated at Blair Lodge, and RMC, Sandhurst, and was commissioned in the 10th Lincolnshire Regiment 13 August 1879; was Adjutant in the same regiment 30 November 1881 to 20 November 1884. He served in the Bechuanaland Expedition, 1884-85; became Captain 3 August 1887; passed the Staff College, 1890-91; was ADC to GOC, Scottish District, 16 January 1894 to 30 September 1895, and DAAG, Cork District, 2 October 1895 to 6 January 1898. He took part in the Egyptian Campaign, 1898-99; was present at the operations at Atbara and Khartoum; was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 30 September 1898, and on another occasion]; awarded the Medjidie, 3rd Class, and the British Medal and Egyptian Medal with three clasps. He was promoted Major, Royal Berkshire Regiment, 3 November 1900, and served in the South African War, 1900-1, as DAAG, Mounted Infantry, 7 April to 2 November 1900, and on the General Staff; during operations in the Orange Free State, including action at Houtnek (Thoba Mountain); taking part in the operations in the Transvaal in May and June, 1900, including actions near Johannesburg and Diamond Hill; during operations in Orange River Colony, including action at Wittebergen. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with four clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Richard Narrien Gamble, Major, Royal Berkshire Regiment. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented by the King 29 October 1901; the Warrant sent 18 January 1902. He was DAQMG, 6th Division, 2nd Army Corps, 1 January to 12 May 1903, and was Major, Second-in-Command, 2nd Royal Berkshire Regiment, 1905-8; promoted Lieutenant Colonel 30 April 1907; commanding the same regiment, 1908-11; was promoted Colonel 19 July 1911; was GSO, 1st Grade, 6th (Poona) Division, 1912-14. At the outbreak of the European War, 1914, he was sent to Mesopotamia as GSO, 6th Division, and was promoted Brigadier General commanding 17th Brigade in Mesopotamia, 1915, where he was thrice mentioned in Despatches for valuable service, and created CB in 1915. He was transferred to India in 1916, where he served as Deputy-Adjutant-General at Army Headquarters, Simla, and subsequently as Inspector of Volunteers in India and Burma. Brigadier General Gamble retired 13 October 1918. He married, in 1901, Audrey Nona, daughter of Francis A Bevan, DL, JP, late Chairman of Barclay and Company.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
(Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Royal Berkshire Re
GambleRobert1905Trooper2nd Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
GambleRobert2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
GambleRobert2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
GambleRobert Brally349Source: Medal rollsCanada, Royal Canadian Artillery
GambleSB Division
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
GambleSamlB Division
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
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