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CorryJohn BeaumontLieutenantCORRY, JOHN BEAUMONT, Lieutenant, was born at Croydon 21 August 1874, second son of John Corry, JP, and Margaret Corry.  He was educated at St Paul's School, and at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich (Pollock Medallist), and joined the Royal Engineers 27 February 1894; became Lieutenant 27 February 1897.  He served on the North-West Frontier of India, 1897-98, and took part in operations on the Samara, and in the relief of Gulistan and in the Tirah Campaign, including the capture of the Sampagha and Arhanga Passes; operations in the Waran and Bazar Valleys, and other engagements (Medal with two clasps).  He again saw active service in the Mekran Expedition in 1901, including the capture of Nodiz Fort, where he was severely wounded.  He was the leader of the attack, and killed the opposing leader, Mohammed Ali Khan (24 December 1901).  He was mentioned in Despatches; received a clasp to the Medal, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 2 September 1902]: "John Beaumont Corry, Lieutenant, Royal Engineers.  For services during the capture of Nodiz Fort".  The Insignia, Warrant and Statutes were sent to His Excellency the Commander-in-Chief, India, and presented at Delhi 27 December 1902.  He was promoted Captain 1 April 1904, and served with the 3rd Sappers and Miners until 1913.  He received the Delhi Durbar Medal, and later was sent to Somaliland to strengthen the defences of Berbera.  In 1912-13 he was employed in building roads and bridges in Assam; came home on a year's leave in 1913-14, and was then appointed to Military Works, Bannu, North-West Province; became Major, 1914.  He received his orders for the front to the Great War in August 1914; was delayed at Karachi and at the base; rejoined the 3rd Sappers and Miners, and reached the fighting line only two days before he was killed by shell near Sailly-sur-la-Lys 4 November 1914.  He was a member of the Alpine Club, and climbed in Kashmir in 1911, making several new ascents.
DSO, Delhi Durbar 1903, IGS 1895 (3) Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Samana 1897, Tirah 1897-98 (Lieut., R.E. 4th Cy. Bo. S. & M.). Spink 25 Sep 01. 
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Engineers
CorryNoel Armar LowryCaptainCORRY, NOEL ARMAR LOWRY, Captain, a great-grandson of the 2nd Earl Belmore, was born 25 December 1867. He was educated at Harrow, Cheltenham and Sandhurst, and entered the Grenadier Guards 15 February 1888, becoming Lieutenant 11 May 1892, and Captain 23 November 1898. He served in the South African War, 1899—1901, taking part in the advance on Kimberley, including the actions at Belmont, Enslin, Modder River and Magersfontein; operations in the Orange Free State, February to May 1900, including actions at Poplar Grove, Driefontein, Vet River (5 and 0 May) and Zand River; operations in the Transvaal in May and June, 1900 including actions near Johannesburg, Pretoria and Diamond Hill (11 and 12 June); operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900, including actions at Belfast (26 and 27 August); operations in Cape Colony, December 1900 to July 1901. He was Commandant at Achtertang: was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with seven clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Noel Armar Lowry Corry, Captain, Grenadier Guards. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented by the King 29 October 1901. He was promoted to Major 29 January 1904: to Lieutenant Colonel 28 October 1910; to Colonel 15 June, 1914, commanding the 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards. He commanded the London Reserve Brigade, Central Force, Home Defence, 24 October 1914 to 9 January 1916. Colonel Lowry Corry married (1st), Rosalind Gertrude (who died in 1903), daughter of Lieutenant Colonel Anstruther, of Hindlesham Hall, Ipswich, and they had one daughter. He married (secondly), in 1904, the Honourable Clare O'Brien, daughter of the 14th Baron Inchiquin, and they had one daughter.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Grenadier Guards
CorryR2962Private2nd Battalion
Source: QSA roll
(Princess Victoria's) Royal Irish Fusiliers
CorryW2nd Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
Cheshire Regiment
Corry-SmithG CCaptainSlightly wounded. Swart Puts, 2 August 1901
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Kimberley Light Horse
CorsarFrancis5345PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls26th Company, 7th Btn, IY
Corse-ScottJ M6th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
CorsellisH J2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
CorsellisHarry1422Source: Attestation papers. See image on this site.Railway Pioneer Regiment
CorsellisHenry Jesse3056Private3rd RPR
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Railway Pioneer Regiment
CorsellisHenry Jesse1571 and 415Trooper2nd Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
CorsellisHenry Jesse1422Private2nd RPR
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Railway Pioneer Regiment
CorsellisHenry Jesse3056Source: Attestation papers. See image on this site.Railway Pioneer Regiment
CorserD8111SapperAttached to 37th Field Company. 2nd Service Section. Sent home for discharge 14 Jun 1902. QSA sent 2 Sep 1902.

QSA (5) CC OFS Tr SA01 SA02

TNA ref 157/86; 157/100; 162/42
Royal Engineers, Volunteers, Hampshire
CorseyD1st Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
(Princess Louise's) Sutherland and Argyll Highland
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