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CauldfieldW 4217Private1st Btn. Severely wounded at Colenso. 15 Dec 1899.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 96 line 33
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
CauldreyA1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Princess of Wales's Own) Yorkshire Regiment
CauldwellA5647Private1st Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
CauldwellF3146PrivateQSA (4). To England, Time Expired.
Source: QSA medal rolls
5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Dragoon Guards
CauldwellG4260PrivateQSA (3).
Source: QSA medal rolls
6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons
CauldwellHarry2310PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls7th Company, 4th Btn, IY
CaulfeildAlgernon MontgomerieLieutenantCAULFEILD, ALGERNON MONTGOMERIE, Lieutenant, was born 28 August 1860, 4th son of Lieutenant Colonel Montgomerie Caulfeild, Weston Park, Lucan, County Dublin.  He was educated at the Royal Academy, Gosport, and Heidelberg College, and joined the 66th Berkshire Regiment 17 December 1881; served in Afghanistan; was present at the engagement at Giriskh with the Walli's mutinous troops at the Battle of Maiwand (wounded) as a Corporal, and subsequent defence of Kandahar (Medal for distinguished conduct in the field, and Medal with clasp).  He, though wounded at Maiwand, saw to Captain Melliss, who was also wounded, being placed on a camel.  He afterwards got a mule, and rode with Lieutenant Lynd, who was wounded, taking him to Kandahar.  The late Sir John Slade, then in command of E Battery, B Brigade, recommended him for the VC.  He was made a Sergeant, and asked, when the Distinguished Conduct Medal was given him by Her late Majesty Queen Victoria, to change his name from Sergeant Williams to Sergeant Caulfeild, and soon after was given a commission in the 5th Fusiliers.  He served in Burma, 1886-88, as Brigade Transport Officer to Major General Sir Robert Low, KCB; was mentioned in Despatches, 2 September 1887, and created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 25 November 1887]: "Algernon Montgomerie Caulfeild, Lieutenant, Northumberland Fusiliers.  For services in Burma".  He was made a Captain in the 2nd Border Regiment.  In 1889 he was serving with mounted infantry in the Chin Lushai country {Medal with three clasps).  He was promoted to Major, 23 February 1898, and retired 27 August 1902.  He served in the European War, as Second in Command of the Border Regiment, and was killed in action on 9 August 1915, at Gallipoli.  The following are some details sent by relatives:  The first is a letter written by the only surviving officer of the 6th Border Regt, 29th Division, who was wounded at Suvla in the attack on Hill 70, Gallipoli Peninsula, .10 August 1915: Mayfield, Freshfield, near Liverpool.
dear Miss caulfeild, I am sorry to say I can hold out no hope of Major Caulfield being alive; in fact, when I made up the return I felt I ought to have shown him as killed, but I could find no man that ever saw him again after he went off towards the fire on Burnt Hill—he went walking off towards the Turkish trenches as if he were walking down Piccadilly.  Captain Gilbanks, who went off in that direction with his Platoon, was killed, and his Platoon practically wiped out.  Any men of it that I have seen did not see him.  It is possible that his body will never be found.  I feel I have lost a great friend, and one of the bravest comrades it was possible to serve with; he did not know what fear was.  I saw him down the front of the two supporting companies under a hail of bullets in a way no living man could forget.  There is another point that may go to prove that he is killed; as far as I know he was the only man that wore leggings.  Well, during the attack on Burnt Hill an officer called Blake, attached to the South Wales Borderers, who was next me in Hospital, said that on the 21st he saw as he passed a smartly dressed Major lying near the top dressed in leggings; of course he had no time to look, and afterwards we were driven off the Hill again.  If I hear any more I will let you know.  I am glad to feel I have been privileged to serve under Major Caulfeild.  Colonel Broadrick I know had the highest opinion of him, and we all know that if he had chosen he could have obtained a comparatively soft job; but he preferred to go into action leading men.  Please accept my deepest, sympathy. Yours very truly, G Darwell
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Northumberland Fusiliers
CaulfieldA5403PrivateQSA (5). Medal Returned as Forfeit, 15 Jun 20.
Source: QSA medal rolls
7th (The Queen's Own) Hussars
CaulfieldASource: QSA and KSA medal rollsMidland Mounted Rifles
CaulfieldA442 TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Marshall's Horse
CaulfieldA BSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsMidland Mounted Rifles
CaulfieldAlbert Barney3267Source: Attestation papers. See image on this site.Railway Pioneer Regiment
CaulfieldAlbert Barney3267Private3rd RPR
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Railway Pioneer Regiment
CaulfieldF1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Princess of Wales's Own) Yorkshire Regiment
CaulfieldGordon NapierCaptainCAULFIELD, GORDON NAPIER, Captain, was born 27 January 1862, son of Colonel Robert Caulfield and Anne Lovell Bury.  He entered the Army on 22 January 1881, as Second Lieutenant, 50th Foot; was transferred to the 24th Foot 1 July 1881; became Lieutenant, South Wales Borderers 1 July 1881, and Indian Staff Corps 23 April 1883.  He served with the Burma Expedition, 1885-87, and 1887-89, and received the Medal and two clasps; in the Wuntho Expedition in 1891 (clasp), and in the operations in the Northern Chin Hills, 1892-93; received a clasp; was mentioned in Despatches, GGO 733 of '93, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 2 January 1894]: "Gordon Napier Caulfield, Captain, Indian Staff Corps.  In recognition of services during the operations in Burma and in the Northern Chin Hills".  The Insignia, etc, were sent to India and presented 13 November 1894.  He had been promoted to Captain, Indian Army, 22 January 1892, and became Major 22 April 1901; Lieutenant Colonel 1 June 1904; Brevet Colonel 11 May 1907, and retired as Colonel, Indian Army, 18 February 1913.  Colonel Caulfield commanded the 17th (Reserve) Battalion Durham Light Infantry from 1914.  He married, in 1902, Mildred, youngest daughter of Philip O'Reilly, DL, and they had two daughters.
DSO, IGS 1854 (4) Burma 1885-7 Burma 1887-9 Burma 1889-92 Chin Hills 1892-3 (Lt 1st Madras Infy), BWM, VM (Bt Col). Sotheby Jul 81 £600.  March Sep 81 £1,575.  March Aut 82 £1,325.  Burman Oct 98 £1,975.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Indian Staff Corps
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