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CleryC FMajor GeneralEntered 1858; Major General, 1894. Staff service: Instructor Royal Military College, 1871-72; Professor, Tactics, 1872-75; DAA and QMG, Headquarters, Ireland, 1875-77; DAA and QMG, Aldershot, 1877-78; Special Service, Cape of Good Hope, 1878-79; Brigade-Major, Expeditionary Force, Egypt, 1882; AA and QMG, Egypt; DA and QMG, Egypt, 1882-85; Brigade-General Chief of Staff, Egypt, 1886-87; Command Staff College, 1888-93 Major General, Infantry Brigade, Aldershot, 1895-96; DAG to the Forces, Headquarters of Army, 1896-99; Lieutenant General, Infantry Division, South Africa, 1899. War Service—South African War, 1879 (Despatches, March and August 1879; medal with clasp; Brevet of Lieutenant Colonel); Egyptian Expedition, 1884 (Despatches, March and May 1884; medal with 2 clasps; bronze star; promoted Colonel, CB); Sudan Expedition, 1884-85 (clasp); South African War, 1899-1900. General Clery, who is renowned in the classroom as in the field, was born in 1838. In the art of war he has long been the recognised authority, and his "Clery on Tactics," has passed through several editions, and become a textbook in Germany, Russia, America, and Italy. In addition to this work, his influence has made itself felt at the War Office on behalf of the British soldier, to whom he has always been a sincere and practical friend. He is popular in all ranks of society, save perhaps with the Cadets at examination times.
Source: List of KCMG recipients. Various sources
CleryJ3515PrivateQSA (3). To Army Reserve.
Source: QSA medal rolls
8th (The King's Royal Irish) Hussars
CleryJ AColonelSurgeon General James Albert Clery was born in 1846 and qualified as a Doctor (MB) in Dublin in 1870. Appointed to the Army Medical Department the following year, Clery became Surgeon Major just prior to participating in the Gordon Relief Expedition, 1884-85, when he had charge of the Abu Dam Field Hospital (medal and clasp). He next saw active service in the Sudan Campaign of 1896, for which he was mentioned in despatches. On the outbreak of the Boer War, by which stage he had risen to the rank of Surgeon Colonel, Clery became Principal Medical Officer on the line of communication in Natal and participated in the Relief of Ladysmith operations. His hospital was situated at Chieveley Siding, just south of Colenso, and by the end of hostilities he had received promotion to Surgeon General and another mention in despatches. His CB was awarded by Royal Warrant dated 22 October 1901.
CB (Military) Companion's breast badge, silver-gilt and enamel, Egypt (1) The Nile 1884-85 (Surgn Maj, MB, Med Staff), Queen's Sudan (Lt Col, RAMC), QSA (6) CC TH OFS RofL Tr LN (Surgn General, CB, RAMC), officially corrected, KSA (2) (Surg Genl, MB, CB, RAMC), Khedive's Star 1884-6, unnamed, Khedive's Sudan (0). DNW 4 Dec 91 £1,800. DNW Dec 06 £3,000. eBay Apr 07 £3,750 no sale.
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
Royal Army Medical Corps
ClesterJSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
CleughJLeading StokerQSA (0). Ref: 152.353.
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Monarch
CleveHenry Anthony164Source: Medal rollsCanada, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles
ClevelC1157PrivateCGHGSM (1) Bechuanaland. CPD1
Source: Roll of the CGHGSM
Cape Police
ClevelCharles1157Attested: Sep 1896. Source: CMP7Cape Police
ClevelandA2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Gloucestershire Regiment
ClevelandAlbert Bruce327TrooperSource: OZ-Boer databaseSouth Australia, 5th Imperial Contingent
ClevelandE A2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
ClevelandEdward243Source: Medal rollsCanada, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles
ClevelandEdward Allen40427 and 16Trooper2nd Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
ClevelandG4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Gloucestershire Regiment
ClevelandHStaff PaymasterQSA (0).
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Thetis
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