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GascoigneFred40879TrooperNo known Company. Served in 38th Btn IY
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Imperial Yeomanry
GascoigneFrederic Richard Thomas TrenchLieutenant ColonelGASCOIGNE, FREDERIC RICHARD TRENCH, Lieutenant Colonel, was born 4 July 1851, only son of Frederic Charles Trench Gascoigne, and of Mrs Gascoigne, eldest daughter and co-heir of R Oliver Gascoigne, of Parlington, Yorkshire, and Castle Oliver, County Limerick. He was gazetted to the Royal Horse Guards, and served in the Sudan Expedition of 1884-85 (Nile), with the Intelligence Department, as Staff Captain. He was present at the actions of Abu Klea and near Metemmeh, and with the force in the advance up the Nile towards Khartoum. He was afterwards attached to the Heavy Camel Corps; received the Medal with two clasps and the Bronze Star. Captain Gascoigne retired from the Royal Horse Guards, and when the South African War broke out he commanded the 10th Squadron Yorkshire Hussars (Imperial Yeomanry), when they went out to South Africa, January 1900; he was afterwards promoted Major and Lieutenant Colonel commanding the 3rd Imperial Yeomanry Battalion 10 August 1900 to 12 April 1901. He was present in operations in the Transvaal, west of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900, including actions at Venterskroon (7 and 9 August); operations in the Orange River Colony, May to November 1900, including actions at Lindley (1 June) and Rhenoster River; operations in the Transvaal 30 November to April, 1901. 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]: "Frederic Richard Thomas Trench Gascoigne, Lieutenant Colonel, 3rd Battalion Imperial Yeomanry. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented by the King 17 December 1901. He was also placed on the list of officers considered qualified for Staff Employment, in consequence of service in the field. He was appointed Colonel and Honorary Colonel commanding the Yorkshire Hussars (Imperial Yeomanry), 1904-8, and Honorary Colonel in the Army, 1904. He possessed King Edward's Coronation Medal. Colonel Gascoigne was very fond of big game sport—has killed buffalo on the prairie in Colorado in 1873; shot in the Rocky Mountains (1870), and in the Abyssinian Sudan (1879). He was a keen yachtsman; member of the Royal Yacht Society, and fond of travelling. He was a Justice of the Peace for the West Riding, Yorkshire, Colonel Gascoigne took out two motor-cars to France in 1914, working: with them for Dr Garrett-Anderson's Hospital, at Wimereux, all that winter; worked for the YMCA all the summer of 1915, in the Boulogne District, and was an Inspector of Church Army Huts and Canteens in France in 1916. Colonel Gascoigne maintained a VAD Hospital in Lotherton Hall (35-40 beds) for four and a half years (November 1914 to March 1919). He married, 16 February 1892, at St Peter's, Eaton Square, London, Laura Gwendolen, CBE, Lady of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, daughter of Sir Douglas and Lady Gallon, of Himbleton Manor, Droitwich, and they had one son, Alvary Douglas Frederick (Coldstream Guards), born 6 August 1893: and one daughter, Cynthia Mary, born 6 February 1898.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
3rd Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry
GascoigneGDomesticQSA (0).
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Sappho
GascoigneJ6862Private1st Battalion
Demise: Died of disease 03 Oct 1900
Place: Kroonstad
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Durham Light Infantry
GascoigneJ3481PrivateQSA (2). To England for Discharge.
Source: QSA medal rolls
5th (Royal Irish) Lancers
GascoigneJ1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Durham Light Infantry
GascoigneJoseph41933TrooperNo known Company. Served in 35th Btn IY
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Imperial Yeomanry
GascoigneM2nd Volunteer Service Company
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
GascoigneR W3113PrivateQSA (1).
Source: QSA medal rolls
5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Dragoon Guards
GascoigneRichard Frederick TLieutenant ColonelSource: QSA Medal Rolls9th Company, 3rd Btn, IY
GascoigneS156TrooperWounded. Heilbron, 7 June 1900
Accident
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Eastern Province Horse
GascoigneSmith38144TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls135th Company, 30th Btn, IY
GascoigneStephen156TrooperSource: Nominal rollEastern Province Horse
GascoigneT2755Lance SergeantDemise: Died of disease 06 Mar 1900
Place: Britstown
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
GascoigneT2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
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