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Castletown, LordB E BLieutenant ColonelBorn in London in 1849 and in 1857 attended a private school in Ashridge and then went went on to a private tutor. Spoke French and a little Gaelic and went to Dresden to learn German. In 1861, went to Eton and afterwards to Brasenose College Oxford. In 1871, completed a second class BA in Law and Modern History and then went on to join the 1st Life Guards. In 1870 he witnessed the Franc-Prussian War as an ambulance worker with the Wurtemburg Regiment, touring the battlefields with General William Fielding. In 1874 he married and set up home in Granston Manor which was a gift of his father-in-law. In 1880 elected an MP for Portarlington (Ind, Conservative). In 1881 returned to soldiering in the 1st/2nd Blues for the Egypt Campaign of 1882 and was present at Kassassin and Tel el Kebir. Returned to UK on the ‘Lybian Monarch' to a triumphant welcome in London being the first deployment abroad of the Household Cavalry since Waterloo. In 1899 returned to the army and sailed to South Africa onboard the SS ‘Servia' on Lord Robert's Staff as AAG. From 1906-10 he was chancellor of the Old Royal University of Ireland of which he was an honorary LLD. In 1907 he was appointed Knight of Saint Patrick and in 1908 was sworn of the Irish Privy Council. In the Great War he did admirable recruiting work and his coolness, courage and devotion were remarkable in the troubles that followed. As a landlord he owned about 20,000 acres. He died in 1937 at the age of 87.
[KP], CMG (b/b). Egypt (1) Tel el Kebir (Lt Hon BEB Fitzpatrick RE Surrey Yeo Cav), QSA (4) CC OFS Joh DH (Lt Col Lord Leinster Regt),Khedive's Star 1882.
Source: List of CMG recipients. Various sources
Leicestershire Regiment
CastleyWilfrid Lowry24Occupation: Teacher. Next of kin: Mother. Address: Milton Gravesend .
Source: Attestation paper in WO126
Town Guard and District Mounted Troops
CastlingG3203Private2nd Battalion
Source: QSA roll
(Princess Victoria's) Royal Irish Fusiliers
CastlingR W2666TrooperDischarged 05 Jan 02 time expired
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
South African Light Horse
CastloJ1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Princess of Wales's Own) Yorkshire Regiment
CastlowB1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Princess of Wales's Own) Yorkshire Regiment
CastonE1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Princess of Wales's Own) Yorkshire Regiment
CastonWSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsPrince Alfred's Volunteer Guard
CastonWSource: WO100/279Cape Government Railways
CastonW J4425PrivateQSA (2).
Source: QSA medal rolls
19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars
CastonWilliam H90Trooper1st Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
CastonsJ2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
CastonsJohn40739 and 12Trooper2nd Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
CastorR5638CorporalDied of disease. Bloemfontein, 17 June 1900
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
(Sherwood Foresters) Derbyshire Regiment
CastorR5638Corporal1st Battalion
Demise: Died of disease 17 Jun 1900
Place: Bloemfontein
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
(Sherwood Foresters) Derbyshire Regiment
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