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ChuteP T1st Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
Royal Munster Fusiliers
ChutePierce ThomasMajorChute, Pierce Thomas, Major, was born at Ballyheigul, County Kerry, 21 January 1856, eldest son of Captain Thomas Chute (late Captain, 22nd Regiment), of Glenfield, Tralee, County Kerry, and Mrs Thomas Chute. He was educated privately, and joined the 4th Foot 29 November 1876, becoming Lieutenant 13 October 1877, and Captain 7 December 1885. Captain Chute served in the Burmese Expedition, 1885-89, and received the Indian Medal of 1854, with two clasps (Burma, 1885-87). He became Major 29 July 1896. From 1899 to 1902 he served in the South African War. He was Commandant, Nilge River; operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900, including action at Rhenoster Kop; operations in the Transvaal, west of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900; operations in Orange River Colony (May to 29 November 1900), including actions at Lindley (26 June), Bethlehem (6 and 7 July), Wittebergen (1 to 29 July); operations in Cape Colony, July 1901 to February 1902; March 1902; April to 31 May 1902. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 7 May and 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with two clasps (for Cape Colony, Transvaal and Wittebergen); the King's Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Pierce Thomas Chute, Major, Royal Munster Fusiliers. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia, Warrant and Statutes were sent to South Africa to Lord Kitchener, and presented by Major General E S Brook at Bethlehem 3 May 1902. Major Chute retired 21 January 1904. He served in the European War from October 1915 to January 1916, in France, and was Commanding Officer (Temporary Lieutenant Colonel) at the Depot, Royal Munster Fusiliers, July 1916 to September 1918. He was given the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Army 6 June 1916. Lieutenant Colonel Chute married, 3 July 1903, at Murree, Punjab, India, Caroline Rosia Langton, daughter of Charles Langton, JP, DL, of Barkhill, Aigburth, Liverpool.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Munster Fusiliers
ChuteR A B4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Manchester Regiment
ChuteR A BCaptain2nd Battalion
Source: QSA medal roll in WO100/185
East Surrey Regiment
ChuteR A B2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
East Surrey Regiment
ChuterAA Division
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
ChuterA1632SapperQSA issued 13 May 1904.

QSA (4) OFS Tr SA01 SA02

TNA ref 159/55; 159/74
Royal Engineers, Telegraph Battalion
ChuterA E8753SapperQSA (2) Tr SA02

TNA ref 157/48
Royal Engineers, Fortress Company, 26th
ChuterFrederick William12398TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls67th Company, 18th Btn, IY
ChuterG27389SapperTo Provisional Company 22 Aug 1902. To Army Reserve. QSA (4) sent 16 Apr 1903.

QSA (4) Belm MR OFS Tr. KSA

TNA ref 156/57:313/100
Royal Engineers, Field Company, 11th
ChuterW CA Division
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
ChyneGSource: WO100/281Jagersfontein TG
ChynowethJSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsWestern Province Mounted Rifles
ChynowethJohnSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsWestern Province Mounted Rifles
ChynowethJohn6110 TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Imperial Yeomanry Scouts
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