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CoryG N2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Dublin Fusiliers
CoryGeorge CharlesLieutenantSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, 3rd Battalion Australian Commonwe
CoryGeorge NortonCaptainCORY, GEORGE NORTON, Captain, was born 26 December 1874, son of Charles D Cory, of Halifax, Nova Scotia. He was gazetted to the Royal Dublin Fusiliers 28 August 1895, becoming Lieutenant 5 January 1897 and Captain 24 February 1900. He served in the South African War, 1899-1902, as Adjutant, Composite Regiment of Mounted Infantry, from 12 June, 1900; operations in Natal, 1899, including actions at Talana and Lombard's Kop; Relief of Ladysmith, including action at Colenso; operations of 17 to 24 January 1900, and action at Spion Kop; operations of 5 to 7 February 1900, and action at Vaal Kranz; operations on Tugela Heights 14 to 27 February 1900, and action at Pieter's Hill; operations in Natal, March to June, 1900, including action at Laing's Nek (6 to 9 June); operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, July to 24 November 1900; operations in the Transvaal 30 November 1900 to January 1902. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 8 February 1901 (Sir R H Buller, 30 March and 9 November 1900) and London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with seven clasps, the King's Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "George Norton Cory, Captain, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia, Warrant and Statutes were sent to the Commander-in-Chief in India, and presented by the OC Aden Column, after Church Parade, 10 January 1903, at Dehalla. He served in the Aden Hinterland in 1903, taking part in operations in the interior. Captain Cory was Brigade Major, 7th Brigade. Southern Command, 2 April 1911 to 30 September 1913; was promoted to Major 19 February 1913; was GSO, 3rd Grade, War Office, 1 October 1913 to 4 August 1914. He served in the European War, 1914-1918, as GSO3, 3rd Division, BEF, 5 August to 20 August 1914; GSO2, 3rd Division, BEF, 27 August 1914 to 4 May 1915; GSO1, 51st Division, British Armies in France, 5 August to 18 June, 1915; GSO1, 27th Division, British Armies in France; Mediterranean Expeditionary Force 19 June to 17 December 1915; Brigadier General, General Staff, 16th Army Corps, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force; British Salonika Force 28 December 1915 to 24 August 1917; promoted to Major General 1 January 1919; Divisional Commander, British Salonika Force, 1919. He was twice mentioned in Despatches; given the Brevets of Lieutenant Colonel (18 February 1915) and Colonel (1 January 1917), and created a CB in 1918.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Dublin Fusiliers
CoryGeorge NortonCaptainQSA (7)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Talana from the Talana book
Royal Dublin Fusiliers
CoryH DSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 8th Contingent
CoryHarry T S13522TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls73rd Company, 12th Btn, IY
CoryI H2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Northumberland Fusiliers
CoryJ H2153PrivatePrisoner. Stormberg, 10 December 1899
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Northumberland Fusiliers
CoryJohn Newhouse44Occupation: Engine Driver. Next of kin: Wife. Address: East London .
Source: Attestation paper in WO126
Town Guard and District Mounted Troops
CoryN JSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsTranskei Mounted Rifles
CoryN JSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsOrange River Colony Scouts
CoryN JacobusSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsOrange River Colony Scouts
CoryPercy Gladstone3269PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls15th Company, 5th Btn, IY
CoryR V102PrivateDemise: Died of wounds 05 Sep 1900
Place: Ladybrand Dist. Leeuw River
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
1st Co, 1st Btn, IY
CoryRichard Vivian102PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls1st Co, 1st Btn, IY
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