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ChanceH2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Bedfordshire Regiment
ChanceH56012nd Battalion
Source: QSA medal roll in WO100/185
East Surrey Regiment
ChanceH56012nd Battalion
Source: QSA medal roll in WO100/185
East Surrey Regiment
ChanceHenry38941TrooperNo known Company. Served in 27th Btn IY
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Imperial Yeomanry
ChanceJ2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
East Yorkshire Regiment
ChanceJ1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Devonshire Regiment
ChanceOswald KestevenLieutenantQSA (4).
Source: QSA medal rolls
5th (Royal Irish) Lancers
ChanceS4547PrivateQSA (4). Killed in Action, Klipplaats, 06 Feb 01.
Source: QSA medal rolls
7th (The Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards
ChanceS4547PrivateKilled in action. Klipplaats, 6 February 1901
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
7th (The Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards
ChanceS6436Lance Corporal1st Battalion
Source: QSA roll
(Princess Victoria's) Royal Irish Fusiliers
ChancellorE V398PrivateDied of disease. Potchefstroom, 14 November 1900
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Canada, Lord Strathcona's Horse
ChancellorH F2913Trooper4th RPR
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Railway Pioneer Regiment
ChancellorHume Frederick2913Source: Attestation papers. See image on this site.Railway Pioneer Regiment
ChancellorHurne FrederickOrderly Source: Nominal roll in WO127Imperial Hospital Corps
ChancellorJohn RobertLieutenantCHANCELLOR, JOHN ROBERT, Lieutenant, was born in Edinburgh 20 October 1870, second son of E Chancellor, of Woodhall, Juniper Green, Midlothian.  He was educated at a private school, and at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich; joined the Royal Engineers as Second Lieutenant 25 July 1890; served in the Dongola Expedition in 1896, with the Indian Contingent at Suakin (Khedive's Medal and English Medal); in the Tirah Expedition 1897-98, he was in charge of the Sirmur Imperial Service Sappers; was present at the capture of Dargai Heights, of Sampagha Pass and Arhanga Pass; operations in Bara Valley 7 to 14 December 1897.  For his services in this campaign he was mentioned in Despatches 5 April 1898, received the Medal and three clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 20 May 1898]: "John Robert Chancellor, Lieutenant, Royal Engineers.  In recognition of services during the recent operations on the North-West Frontier of India".  (Insignia presented by the Queen at Windsor 25 June 1898.) He became Captain 20 May 1901; passed the Staff College in 1902; was Staff Captain (Intelligence), HQ of Army, 7 October 19D3 to 17 July 1904, and Assistant Secretary (Military), Committee of Imperial Defence, 18 July 1904 to 10 July 1906; Secretary (GSO 2nd Grade Overseas Defence Committee, 27 October 1906 to 29 September 1911; created a CMG in 1909; was promoted to Major 25 July 1910.  He was Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Mauritius 13 November 1911 to 7 March 1915; was created a KCMG, 1913; was appointed Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Trinidad and Tobago in 1916; promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 24 September 1918.  Sir R Chancellor married, in 1903, Elsie, third daughter of G Rodie Thompson, of Lynwood, Ascot.
GCMG, GCVO, GBE, DSO, Order of St John Knight of Grace, Queen's Sudan (Lt RE), IGS 1895 (3) PF Samana Tirah (Lt RE), 1911 Coronation, 1935 Jubilee, 1937 Coronation, Khedive Sudan (Lt RE). Spink Sep 93 estimate £3-3.5k.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Engineers
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