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BarryStanley LeonardCaptainBARRY, STANLEY LEONARD, Captain, was born 31 December 1873, youngest son of Sir F T Barry, 1st Baronet, and of Sarah Herron. He was educated at Harrow; became Second Lieutenant, R Berks Regiment (Militia), 1891, and Lieutenant, 10th Royal Hussars, in 1894. He served in South Africa, 1899-1902, on the Staff (as Divisional Officer, graded Staff Captain), 1 January to 2 November 1900; DAAG (Intelligence) 24 November 1900, to 31 May 1902; was present at the Relief of Kimberley; during operations in the Orange Free State, February to May 1900, including operations at Paardeberg 17 to 26 February; and actions at Poplar Grove, Driefontein and Karee Siding; in the operations in the Transvaal in May and June, 1900, including actions near Johannesburg, Pretoria and Diamond Hill (11 and 12 June); during operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900, including actions at Belfast (26 and 27 August); during the operations in the Transvaal, west of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900; in the operations in Cape Colony, south of Orange River, 1899 to 1900, including actions at Colesberg (1 January to 12 February). Also during the operations in the Transvaal and Cape Colony 30 November 1900 to 31 May 1902. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 4 May 1902]; received the Queen's Medal with six clasps, and the King's Medal with two clasps, and given the Brevet of Major, and created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 19 April, 1901]: "Stanley Leonard Barry, Captain, 10th Hussars. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia, etc, were sent to South Africa, and presented there. He served as Signalling Officer, DAAG (Intelligence) and AMS to General Sir John French from 1900 to 1906, and as Brigade Major, London Mounted Brigade, from 1908-11. Lieutenant Colonel S L Barry served in the European War as ADC to Field Marshal Sir John French, Commander-in-Chief, BEF, France, and in attendance on HRH the Prince of Wales, 1914-15. From 1916 he was Assistant Military Secretary, Home Forces, Horse Guards. He was mentioned in Despatches; created an MVO (1915); a CMG, 1915; was given an OBE in 1919, and a Brevet Colonelcy. Colonel Barry married, in 1906, Hannah Mary, eldest daughter of James Hainsworth, and they had one daughter, Jeanne Irene,
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
10th (The Prince of Wales's Own Royal) Hussars
BarryStanley LeonardCaptainQSA (6).
Source: QSA medal rolls
10th (The Prince of Wales's Own Royal) Hussars
BarryTReceived the Mediterranean Medal
3rd Battalion
Source: Medal roll WO100 368
(Prince of Wales's Own) West Yorkshire Regiment
BarryT1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
King's Royal Rifle Corps
BarryT3630PrivateDied of disease. Heilbron, 3 July 1900
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Highland Light Infantry
BarryT3733PrivateKilled in action. Belfast, 8 January 1901
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Royal Irish Regiment
BarryT3618PrivatePrisoner. Stormberg, 10 December 1899
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Royal Irish Rifles
BarryT3rd Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
Royal Munster Fusiliers
BarryT3630Private1st Battalion
Demise: Died of disease 03 Jul 1900
Place: Heilbron
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Highland Light Infantry
BarryT 3782Private1st Btn. Slightly wounded at Colenso. 15 Dec 1899.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 180 line 17
Connaught Rangers
BarryT7510PrivateQSA (6) QSA known to exist
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Talana from the Talana book
King's Royal Rifle Corps
BarryT FPrivateCGHGSM (1) Basutoland
Source: Roll of the CGHGSM
BarryT SPrivateDemise: Died of disease - peritonitis 26 May 1902
Place: Montagu
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Montagu TG
BarryT SPrivateDied of disease. Montague, 26 May 1902
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Montagu TG
BarryThomas645Attested: Aug 1902. Source: CMP2Cape Police
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