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BrowneArthur George FredericCaptainBROWNE, ARTHUR GEORGE FREDERIC, Captain, was born 21 June 1851, son of Colonel St John Thomas Browne, RA, and grandson of Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Browne, Lieutenant-Governor of Kinsale and Charles Fort (present as Lieutenant Fireworker of Artillery when Wolfe was fatally wounded at the heights of Abraham, 1759); was educated at Wellington College; entered the 44th Regiment in 1871 as Ensign; Bengal Staff Corps (now Indian Staff Corps), 1876; served during Afghan War of 1878-79 (Medal).  He married, 1882, Kate Fisher, daughter of Reverend J S Budden, and they had one son and four daughters.  He became Captain in 1883; served in Burma War of 1886 (Medal with clasp); with Lushai Expedition, 1889.  He was mentioned in Despatches; received clasp, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order, 14 November 1890: “Arthur George Frederic Browne, Captain, Bengal Staff Corps”.  His DSO was awarded “In recognition of services during  Chin-Lushai Expedition”.  He served in the Chin Hills operations, 1892; was in command of Tlantlang Column (clasp); was promoted Major, 1891; served with the Chitral Relief Force, 1895 (Medal and clasp); with the Tirah Expedition, 1897-98; was present at the actions of Sampagha, Arhanga and Saransar; operations against Khani Kheyl Cham-Kannis; operations Bazar Valley, 25 to 30 December 1897, and with the Khyber Field Force, 1898 (Despatches; two clasps; Brevet of Colonel); promoted Colonel in 1902, and appointed in 1902 to command a Second Class District in India; created a CB, 1903; became Major General, 1904, and commanded Garhwal Brigade, 1904; Colonel, 4th Gurkha Rifles, 1900; 5th (Mhow) Division, 1907; 3rd (Lahore) Division, 1907-8; became Lieutenant General 21 March 1908; created a KCB, 1909; retired 15 February 1909.
KCB (mil), DSO, Afghan (0) (Lt 3 Ghoorkha's), IGS 1854 (5) Burma 1885-87, Looshai 1889-92 Chin Lushain Burma 1889-92 Chin Hills 1892-93 (Capt 3 Goor Regt), IGS 1895 (3) RofC PF Tirah (Maj DSO 4th Ghurkhas).  Spink Feb 70 £300 (including miniatures and father's SA 1853 Medal).
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Bengal Staff Corps
BrowneArthur Hamilton3129TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Kitchener's Horse
BrowneArthur Hamilton607TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Western Light Horse
BrowneC967 TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Johannesburg Mounted Rifles
BrowneC4342PrivateQSA (3). 'Brown' on E.C. Roll.
Source: QSA medal rolls
2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays)
BrowneC ASource: QSA and KSA rollsNatal Police
BrowneC ESource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 4th Contingent
BrowneC ESource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 7th Contingent
BrowneC ESource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 10th Contingent
BrowneC E14674Private38th
Demise: Died of disease - enteric fever 12 Jun 1900
Place: Mooi River
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Army Service Corps
BrowneC GSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 7th Contingent
BrowneC MLieutenantHe was born 25 January 1875, son of Walter J Browne, Indian Telegraphs, and of Mrs Browne.  He joined the 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers in 1895, and became Lieutenant, 6th Royal Fusiliers, 29 July 1899; served with the West African Frontier Force, and in 1900 took part in the Munshi Expedition, Northern Nigeria (Medal with clasp).  He became Captain 19 October 1900.  He served in the Burmi-Sokoto operations in 1903, in Northern Nigeria, and was severely wounded.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 24 January 1905]; received a Medal and clasp, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 24 January 1905]: "Walter Hamilton Browne, Captain, 6th Battalion The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) (3rd Class Resident, Northern Nigeria).  In recognition of services during the Sokoto-Burmi operations, Northern Nigeria, 1903".  He retired from the Army with the rank of Captain; became Major, Special Reserve, 20 August 1907, and subsequently retired from the Reserve.  Major W Hamilton Browne was transferred to the Provincial Administration, Northern Nigeria, 1904, and promoted 2nd Class Resident, 1909.  He married, in 1900, Lilian Cecelia, daughter of J H Righton, of Bedford, and they had two daughters.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Engineers
BrowneC WSource: WO100/285Touws River TG
BrowneCairns Edward Philip40135TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls133th Company, 29th Btn, IY
BrowneCharles EdwardSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 10th Contingent
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