|Carew||George Albert Lade||Major||CAREW, GEORGE ALBERT LADE, Major, was born 10 March 1862, son of Robert R Carew and Mrs Robert R Carew. He was commissioned in the Hampshire Militia in 1879, and was gazetted to the 7th Hussars as Lieutenant (from the Militia) 31 October 1883, becoming Captain 19 December 1889, and Major 2 April 1898. He took part in the operations in South Africa in 1896-97; was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 9 March 1897]; commanded a column in the campaign of 1897; was again mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 18 February 1898]; received the Medals and clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 20 May 1898]: "George Albert Lade Carew, Major, 7th Hussars. In recognition of services during the operations in Mashonaland in 1897". Insignia sent to GOC, Cape; forwarded by OC, 7th Hussars, Natal, 24 July 1898. He served with the Rhodesian Field Force, 1900, as Special Service Officer, and with the 7th Hussars, 1901-2, in the South African War. He took part in the operations in Rhodesia, March to May 1900, and in the operations in the Transvaal, March to August 1900; operations in the Transvaal, March to 31 May 1902; operations in Cape Colony, December 1901 to March 1902. Major Carew retired in 1902.|
DSO, BSACM for Rhodesia 1896 (1) Mashonaland 1897 (Capt 7H), QSA (6) CC Rhod OFS Tr 01 02 (Maj DSO 7H). The Gazette Apr 82 £2,250. Glendining Mar 93 est £2-2.5k. DNW Sep 01 £3.8k. Romsey Medals Sep 03 £7k. Liverpool Medals Dec 05 £7,500.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
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