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EGYPT 1882 - 1885. SUDAN 1896-97

Major Aitken - Royal Highlanders - Killed at Suakin 14th March 1884

Lieutenant Almack - Naval Brigade (HMS Briton) - Killed at Suakin 14th March 1884

Lieutenant William Bayne Askwith - Royal Engineers - Killed by the premature explosion of mines near Suakim March 1885.

Major Walter Hyde Atherton - 5th Dragoon Guards - Killed at Abu Klea 17th January 1885

Captain Viscount Avonmore - Hampshire Regiment - died of fever at Kirbekan February 1885
Barry Nugent Lord Avonmore. Commissioned 1878. Buried under a palm tree on the field of battle.

Major Robert Frederick Balfour - Grenadier Guards - Wounded Tel-el-kebir 13th September 1882. Died of wounds.
Memorial at Guards Chapel, London (lost in World War Two) -
"Lieut-Colonel Robert Frederick Balfour, Grenadier Guards from 1865. Wounded at Tel-el-Kebir. Died in London 23rd October 1882."

Lieutenant Thomas (Elliott Bayley?) - 20th Hussars - Killed at Cairo 8th July 1885

Major James W.W. von Beverhoudt - Bengal Staff Corps - Killed in the enemy night attack on the Zeriba near Suakin, 22nd March 1885. Serving with the 17th Bengal Native Infantry.

Lieutenant Harvey Goodwin Brooks - Gordon Highlanders - Killed at Tel-el-kebir 13th September 1882
Aged 23. Son of Revd. Harvey Brooks, of South Kensington.

Colonel Frederick Gustavus Burnaby - Royal Horse Guards - Killed at Abu Klea 17th January 1885
Served Sudan 1884, attached to the Intelligence Dept. (wounded at El Teb, MID, medal & clasp). Joined the Royal Horse Guards 1859. Lt-Col. 1881. Travelled in South America and Central Africa. Rode through Asia Minor and Persia 1876.
Memorial at Harrow School Chapel -
"Frederick Gustavus Burnaby Colonel Royal Horse Guards. Born Mar 3 1842 Killed in action at Abu Klea Soudan Jan 18 1885."

Lieutenant William Gordon Cameron - Cameron Highlanders - Wounded at Kosheh 16th December 1885, died 19th December. Son of Major-General Cameron, CB). Born 7th March 1863.
Memorial at Christchurch Priory, Hampshire -
"To the memory of William Gordon Cameron (son of Major-General Cameron CB) Born 7th March 1863 at Poonah East India Lieutenant Cameron Highlanders who fell in action whilst engaged with his Regiment in an attack on the village of Absari occupied by the Dervishes in front of the Fort of Kosheh on the Upper Nile in the Soudan 16th December 1885 he died of his wounds three days afterwards in Kosheh Fort outside of which he is buried. This tablet is erected by his late comrades the officers of the Cameron Highlanders in affactionate remembrance of him and as a token of their regard for his gallant and soldierly conduct in the field and of their extreme sorrow at the loss that they have sustained by his death."

Major Ludovich Montefiore Carmichael - 5th Royal Irish Lancers - Killed at Abu Klea 17th January 1885

Lieutenant Harold Charrington - Royal Navy - Murdered in Sudr Valley 11th August 1882
Flag-Lieutenant to Admiral Sir William Hewett. Sent on a mission to purchase camels from Arab traders. Along with Professor Edward Henry Palmer and Captain W.J. Gill, the group was captured and murdered. Their bodies were later recovered and buried in St. Paul's Cathedral.
Memorial in Holy Trinity Church, Barkingside, London - "In memory of Lieut. Harold Charrington R.N. aged 26 years of Her Majesty's Ship Euryalus and Flag Lieutenant to Rear Admiral Sir W.N. Heweii, Victoria Cross, KCB, Commander in Chief in the East Indies, who in company with Professor E.H. Palmer, of the University of Cambridge, and Captain W.J. Gill, Royal Engineers while engaged in an important and confidential mission in connection with the war in Egypt, were all killed by the Bedouin Arabs in the desert of Mount Sinai, about the 11th August 1882. Their remains are interred in the Crypt of St. Paul's Cathedral. He was the second son of Spencer Charrington, Esqur. formerly of Great Gearies, in this parish. A tablet has been erected in the parish church of Hunsdon, Herts, by Admiral W.N. Hewett and the Officers of his Flag Ship Euryalus in affectionate remembrance of one who endeared himself to them all also Alethe Charlotte Pauline, wife of Spencer Charrington Esqr and mother of the above, died at Hunsdon House 20th February 1883 aged 52 years. Also Spencer Charrington, MP, of Hunsdon, Herts. Born 1812 Died 1904. For many years Churchwarden of this parish."

Major Thomas Colville - 2nd Bn. Highland Light Infantry - Killed at Tel-el-kebir 13th September 1882
Aged 41. Son of the late Thomas Colville, of Anfield, Stirling.

Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Charles Coveny - 1st Bn Royal Highlanders - Killed at Kirbekan 10th February 1885. Commissioned Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 1862. Joined Black Watch 1862. Served in Ashanti 1874 (medal & clasp), Egypt 1882 (wounded, MID, medal & clasp, Khedive's star), Sudan 1884 (2 clasps). Buried under a palm tree on the field of battle.

Lieutenant Maximilian Dudley Digges Dalison - Scots Guards - Killed at Hasheen 20th March 1885
Shot through the heart. Commissioned 1871. Buried at Suakim.
Memorial at St. Hybalds, Hibaldstow, Lincolnshire - "In memory of Maximilian Dudley Digges Dalison Lieut. Scotts Guards Aged 33 Years Who fell at his post at Hasheen March 20th 1885 Thy will be done O Lord."

Captain Joseph Watkins William Darley - 4th Dragoon Guards - Killed at Abu Klea 17th January 1885
Served Egypt 1882 (Medal & clasp, Khedive's star)

Lieutenant Rudolph E. Delisle - HMS Alexandra - Killed at Abu Klea 17th January 1885
Killed with Lieut. Pigott when their Gardener jammed and was rushed by the enemy.

Major-General William Earle, CB, CSI - General Staff - Killed at Kirbekan 10th February 1885
Commissioned 49th Foot, 1851. Served Crimea (49th Foot. Medal, 3 clasps, Turkish and Sardinian Medals, Turkish Order of Medjidie, MID). Egypt 1882 (MID twice, CB, Medal & clasp, Khedive's star, Order of Medjidie 2nd class). Buried under a palm tree on the field of battle.
Memorial at the Guards Chapel, London -
"The decoration on this wall has been placed in loving remebrance of Major General Wm Earle CB, CSI. by those connected with the Brigade of Guards who knew and hnoured him. Born 18th May 1833. Joined 49th Regt 1851 and the Grenadier Guards 1857. Adjt 1st Batt 1860-63. Mj Commanding 1st Batt. 1878-80. Mj Gen Egypt 1882-85. Served in the Crimea 1854-56, was present at Alma, Inkerman, Siege and fall of Sevastopol. Commanded the troops at Kirbecan in the Soudan 10th Feb. 1885 where he was killed. Regretted by all."

Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Homan Eyre - 1st Bn Staffordshire Regt - Killed at Kirbekan 10th February 1885
Enlisted as a Private, South Staffordshire Regt. 1854. Served Crimea (medal & clasp, Turkish medal. "Commissioned for bravery."). Indian Mutiny (medal & clasp). Egypt 1882 (MID, medal & clasp, Khedive's star, 4th Class Order of Osmanieh). Buried under a palm tree on the field of battle.

Lieutenant-Colonel Farquhar - Egyptian Army - Killed at Kashgate, near El Obeid 3rd November 1882
Chief of Staff to Hicks Pasha. Served in the Grenadier Guards.

Captain H.G.W. Ford - York and Lancaster Regiment - Killed at Suakin 14th March 1884

Captain Forrestier-Walker - Egyptian Army - Killed at Kashgate, near El Obeid 3rd November 1882
Commanded the Egyptian Artillery.

Captain Fredrick Arthur Freeman - 19th Hussars - killed at El Teb 29th February 1884
Memorial at Harrow School Chapel -
"In memory of Frederick Arthur Freeman Capt. 19 Hussars killed in action at El Teb Egypt Feb 29 1884 aged 26 yrs."

Captain William John Gill - Royal Engineers - Murdered in the Sudr Valley 11th August 1882
Commissioned 1864. Went on missions through Northern Russia and later through Tibet. Went to Egypt on a mission to purchase camels from Arab traders. Along with Professor Edward Henry Palmer and Lieutenant Charrington, the group was captured and murdered. Their bodies were later recovered and taken to London to be buried in St. Paul's Cathedral. See memorial to Lt. Charrington.
Memorial at Brighton College, Brighton -
"This is erected to honour the memory of Captain William John Gill R.E. A pupil here from 1856 to 1861. He entered the Royal Engineers in 1864. An adventurous journey in North Persia 1873 developed his capacity for exploration, some years later he undertook an expedition to China with the view of penetrating its western frontier by routes not before traversed. He succeeded in making his way through eastern Tibet in the footsteps of his schoolfellow Augustus Raymond Margary to Bhomo on the Irawadi River. Being attached to the Intelligence Department of the War Office he made several hazardous journeys to collect valuable information for the public service. In 1882 during the British intervention in Egypt he was dispatched by Government on special duty to the Suez Canal and having proceeded into the desert of Sinai in company with Professor E.H. Palmer and Lieut. H. Charrington, R.N. The three were captured by an overpowering force of Bedawins and murdered in the Wadi Suor August 11th 1882. His remains with those of his companions were interred in the crypt of St. Paul's Cathedral April 6th 1883 where a memorial has been placed by their country."

Major-General Charles George Gordon, CB - Royal Engineers - Killed at Khartoum 26th January 1885
Born at Woolwich, 28th January 1833, son of Major-General William Henry Gordon, RA. Served in the Crimea (wounded, medal & clasp, Turkish medal, French Legion of honour), China 1860 (medal & clasp), China 1863-4 given command of the Imperial Army by the Chinese Emperor (CB, Chinese gold medal).
Memorial at St. George's church, Gravesend, Kent -
"In memory of Major General C.G. Gordon C.B. Royal Engineers, Commanding Royal Engineer Gravesend. Killed at Khartoum 26th Janaury 1885."

Major Wilfred Arbuthnot Gough - 1st Royal Dragoons - Killed at Abu Klea 17th January 1885
Served Egypt 1882 (Military Police, medal & clasp, Khedive's star, 5th class Medjidie).

Lieutenant Thomas James Graham-Stirling - 1st Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) - Killed at Tel-el-kebir 13th September 1882. Shot through the head. Memorial at Harrow School Chapel - "Thomas James Graham Stirling Lieut 42nd Highlanders fell at Tel-el-Kebir Egypt. Born 20 Dec 1858. Died 13 Sept. 1882."

Lieutenant H.C. Gribble - 3rd (attached 7th) Dragoon Guards - Killed at Kassassin at 28th August 1882
Memorial at Harrow School Chapel -
"Henry Chomley Gribble Lieut. 3rd Dragoon Guards fell at Kassassin Egypt. Born 22 Jun 1858 died Aug 28 1882."

Lieutenant James Dunbar Guthrie - Royal Artillery - Wounded at Abu Klea 17th Janaury 1885, died a few days later. Gunner Albert Smith was awarded the VC for trying to save Lt. Guthrie's life.

Colonel William Hicks - Egyptian Army - Killed at Kashgate, near El Obeid 3rd November 1882
Commissioned Bombay Fusiliers. Served Mutiny 1857-59 (with 1st Belooch Bn. Medal), Abyssinian Expedition 1867-68 (Brigade Major, 2nd Brigade, 1st Div. Medal, MID) Served on the Staff of Lord Mark Kerr in India. Retired as a Colonel, lived in Brighton. Appointed Chief of Staff to Suleiman Pasha. Husband of Sophia Dixon, of Page Hall, Shefield (married 1854). Known as Hicks Pasha in the Egyptian Army.

Captain Christopher Neeld Jones - Connaught Rangers, attached Royal Irish Regiment - Killed at Tel-el-kebir 13th September 1882
Memorial at Parish Church, Kelston, Avon -
"To the memory of Christopher Neeld Jones Captain in HM Connaught Rangers 94th Regiment. He was the second son of Lt Col Inigo Jones of Kelston. He joined the army in 1870 when he was appointed to the 89th Regiment and accepted his promotion into the 94th Regiment in order to go to the Boer War in 1880. He volunteered for active service with the Royal Irish Regiment and was killed in the Egyptian War at the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir on Sept. 13th 1882 while gallantly leading the left attacking company of his regiment aged 31."

Lieutenant Dudley Stuart Kays - 2nd Bn. Highland Light Infantry - Killed at Tel-el-kebir 13th September 1882
Aged 26. Son of the late Martin Thomas Kays, Bombay Army.
Memorial at Harrow School Chapel -
"Dudley Stewart Kays Lieut 2nd Battn Highland Light Infantry fell at Tel-el-Kebir Egypt. Born Nov 12 1855 Died Sept 12 1882."

Surgeon Isaac Radcliffe Lane - Medical Staff - Wounded at Hasheen 20th March 1885. Died of wounds.
Born at Cork, Ireland, 20th August 1862.

Lieutenant Law - 4th Dragoon Guards - Killed at Abu Klea 17th January 1885

Major Martin - Egyptian Army - Killed at Kashgate, near El Obeid 3rd November 1882
Served in Baker's South African Horse. Commanded the Egyptian Cavalry.

Captain Massey - Egyptian Army - Killed at Kashgate, near El Obeid 3rd November 1882
Served in the Middlesex Regiment.

Lieutenant J.G. McNeill - 1st Bn. Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) - Killed at Tel-el-kebir 13th September 1882

Lieutenant W.H.H. Montressor - Royal Navy - killed at Tamasi 13th March 1884
Memorial in St. Anne's Church, Portsmouth -
"Sacred to the memory of Lieut. W.H.H. Montressor RN, HMS Euralus. Second and eldest surviving son of Admiral F.B. Montressor. Born March 11th 1855 Died March 13th 1884. killed whilst bravely defending the guns of the Naval Brigade at the Battle of Tamasi in the Soudan, Egypt."

Major James Anderson Morice - Royal Marines - killed ay El Teb 4th February 1884
Memorial removed from Royal Garrison Church, Portsmouth -
"In memory of Morice Bey, Major James Anderson Morice, late Royal Marines who fell in the first battle of El Teb February 4th 1884. This tablet is erected by brother officers and friends in England in deep sorrow and in recognition of acts of devotion and courage which will cause the name of Morice Bey to be amongst the heroes of our country."

Lieutenant Newman - Royal Engineers -
Killed in the enemy night attack on the Zeriba near Suakin, 22nd March 1885

Lieutenant James Allan Park - 1st Bn. Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) - wounded at Tel-el-kebir 13th September 1882. Died of wounds on the hospital ship 'Carthage' at Ismailia 17 Sept. 1882. Aged 29. Son of Revd. J.A. Park, of Methwold, Norfolk.

Lieutenant Alfred Pigott - HMS Alexandra - Killed at Abu Klea 17th January 1885
Killed with Lieut. Delisle when their Gardener jammed and was rushed by the enemy.
Memorial at St. Ann's Church, Portsea, Hampshire- "In memory of Commander Alfred Pigott RN killed at Abu Klea January 17th 1885. Presented by the officers of HMS Inconstant 1869-72 to commemorate his brave, modest and unselfish character."

Lieutenant A.G. Pirie - Gordon Highlanders - Wounded at Tel-el-kebir 13th September 1882. Died of wounds.

Commander Wyatt Rawson - Royal Navy - Wounded at Tel-el-kebir 13th September 1882
Served in the Ashanti War (severely wounded). Naval ADC to Sir Garnet Wolseley. Died of wounds on the hospital ship 'Carthage' at Malta.
Memorial at Fort Brockhurst, Gosport, Hampshire - "Sacred to the memory of Wyatt Rawson, Commander Royal Navy and Naval A.D.C. to General Sir G. Wolseley, G.C.B. He fell while acting as guide to the second Division at the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt 13 September 1882. Aged 29. He served in the Ashantee War 1873-4 and in the Arctic Expedition 1875-6. This tablet is erected as a token of affection and esteem by Lord Wolseley and the members of the personal staff."
Memorial at Hampshire St. Marys Church, Sheet, Hampshire - "In memory of Wyatt Rawson, as Lieutenant R.N. he was ADC to Sir Garnet Wolseley in the Egyptian Camapaign against Arabi Pasha in 1882 and led the British troops by the stars in their night march across the desert. He fell mortally wounded at Tel-el-kebir and died on board the hospital ship S.S. Carthage on Sept 21st 1882 aged 29 years. His promotion to Commander was telegraphed out the day after the Battle."

Lieutenant James Bernard Richardson - 5th Lancers - killed at El Teb, 29th February 1884. Buried at sea.
Memorial at Harrow School Chapel -
"James Bernard Richardson Lieut 5th Royal Irish Lancers. Born 2 Jun 1861 killed in action 22 Mar 1885 near Suakin Eastern Soudan."

Captain Francis John Romilly - Royal Engineers - Killed in the enemy night attack on the Zeriba near Suakin, 22nd March 1885

Lieutenant Frank Massie Royde - Royal Navy (HMS Carysfort) - killed at El Teb, 29th February 1884. Buried at sea.
Memorial at Rossall School, Fleetwood, Lancashire -
"In memory of Frank Massie Royde, Lieut. R.N. H.M.S. Carysfort who came to Rossall in 1867. Entered the Navy in 1870 and after a career of signal promise was chosen for service with the Naval Brigade at tge second Battle of El Teb in the Soudan where he fell mortally wounded Feb. 29th 1884 aged 27 years."

Lieutenant Seymour - Royal Navy - Killed in the enemy night attack on the Zeriba near Suakin, 22nd March 1885.

Surgeon-Major G. Shaw - Army Medical Department - Killed at Kassassin at 28th August 1882

Lieutenant John Frederick Soltau - 1st Bn Berkshire Regiment - Killed at Gennis 30th December 1885
Mmeorial at St. Marys Church, Batcombe, Somerset -
"In memory of John Fredrick Soltau, Lieut. Princess Charlotte of Wales' Royal Berkshire Regt and eldest son of John T. Soltau of Little Efford Plymouth, who fell at the post of honour and of duty at the Battle of Girriss, Upper Egypt on the 30th Dec 1885 aged 22. Erected by those who were for 3 years his friends and fellow pupils at Batcombe Rectory."

Lieutenant Louis Somervell - Highland Light Infantry - Killed at Tel-el-kebir 13th September 1882

Major-General Herbert Stewart - died of wounds near Gadkul 28th February 1885
Born 30th June 1843, son of Rev. Edward Stewart and Louisa. Ensign 37th Foot, 1864. 1873 joined 3rd Dragoon Guards. Married Georgina Stirling 1877 (daughter of Admiral Sir James Stirling). Brigade-Major of Cavalry during Zulu War 1879. Served Egypt 1882 (CB, Medal & clasp, Order of Osmanieh).

Lieutenant Houston Stewart - HMS Dryad -
Killed at Suakin 14th March 1885

Colonel John Donald Stewart - 11th Hussars - Killed at Hebeh 18th September 1885
Born 15th October 1845. Cornet 11th Hussars 1865. Vice-Consul in Asia Minor. Lt-Col. 1881. Serving in Egypt 1882 reporting on prisons, sent to Khartoum Jan. 1883 to report on affairs. After leaving Khartoum on the steamer 'Abbas' the ship hit a rock near Catadieh 18th September 1885. The crew and passengers went to a village for help, but were disarmed and murdered.

Major H. Harford Strong - 3rd Bn Royal Marine Light Infantry - Killed at Tel-el-kebir 13th September 1882
Shot through the heart while storming Arabi's camp.
Memorial in Chatham Historical Society Museum, Chatham, Kent - "In memory of the officers and men of the Royal Marines who lost their lives before the enemy or died of wounds during the campaigns in Egypt, the Soudan, the Nile March for the relief of Khartoum 1882-1885; Major H.H. Strong, Captain J.C. Wardell .... "

Lieutenant Sholto Swinton - Berkshire Regiment - Killed in the enemy night attack on the Zeriba near Suakin, 22nd March 1885

Captain William Heathcote Tapp - 2nd Welsh Regiment - Killed at Suakim 4th March 1888
Memorial at All Saints Church, Tellisford, Somerset - "In memory of William Heathcote Tapp Captain 2nd Battn The Welsh Regiment. Lt-Col. commanding 3rd Battn Egyptian Army killed in action at Suakim 4th March 1888 aged 32. A tribute of affection and sorrow from his brother officers."

Major Underwood - Highland Light Infantry - Killed at Tel-el-kebir 13th September 1882

Captain John Edward Leveson Jervis, Viscount St. Vincent - 17th Lancers - Wounded at Abu Klea 17th January 1885, died 23rd January.
Memorial at St. Peters Church, North Disney, Lincolnshire -
"This tablet is erected by sorrowing relatives to the loving memory of John Edward Leveson Jervis 4th Viscount St. Vincent, Captain 16th Lancers. Born 3rd April 1850. Died 23rd January 1885 from wounds received at the Battle of Abou Klea 17th January 1885. This gallant and brave officer was appointed Cornet 7th Hussars March 1871 and promoted Captain 16th Lancers February 1881. He served in the Zulu War of 1879 as orderley to Major-General Marshall and was present with the 17th Lancers in the engagements at Zuinguin and Ulundi for which he received a medal with clasp. He served as orderly officer to Brigadier-General Macgregor against the Marrees in South Afghanistan 1880 when he was mentioned in despatches and received a medal. He served in the Boer War of 1881 as Adjutant to the Mounted Infantry and in the Egyptian War of 1882, as Aide-de-Camp to Major-General Drury-Lowe, was present at the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir and the capture of Cairo, for which he was mentioned in despatches, received a medal, 4th class of the Medjidie, and Khedives Star. At the time of his death he was serving in the Heavy Camel Corps against the Mahdi in the Soudan."

Lieutenant Howard Vyse - 3rd Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps - killed at Mahalla Junction - 5th August 1882

Captain John Charles Wardell - 3rd Bn Royal Marine Light Infantry - Killed at Tel-el-kebir 13th September 1882. Shot in the head in front of Arabi's camp. Son of Major Wardell (66th Foot, 93rd Highlanders and Royal Canadian Rifles). His brother, Captain George Wardell, 1/24th Foot, was killed at Isandhlwana in 1879.
Memorial in Chatham Historical Society Museum, Chatham, Kent - "In memory of the officers and men of the Royal Marines who lost their lives before the enemy or died of wounds during the campaigns in Egypt, the Soudan, the Nile March for the relief of Khartoum 1882-1885; Major H.H. Strong, Captain J.C. Wardell .... "

Major Warren - Egyptian Army - Killed at Kashgate, near El Obeid 3rd November 1882

Lieutenant Wolfe - Royal Scots Greys - Killed at Abu Klea 17th January 1885


DONGOLA EXPEDITION 1896-97

Lieutenant Hugh Henry Foxcroft FARMAR - 1st King's Royal Rifle Corps (Attached Egyptian Army) - died at Suardeh, 20th July 1896. Serving with 13th Soudanese Battalion. Served in Miranzai 1891 (medal & clasp), Black Mountain 1892, and Chitral 1895 (medal & clasp).

Captain FENWICK - Royal Sussex Regiment (Attached Egyptian Army) - died at Kosheh, 26th July 1896.
Serving with 10th Soudanese Battalion. Severely wounded at Toski. (Order of Medjidie, Khedive's Star).

Brevet-Major Edward Roderic OWEN, DSO - Lancashire Fusiliers (Attached Egyptian Army) - died at Ambigol, 11th July 1896. Commanding a Soudanese Irregular corps. Born 4th May 1856 at Prestbury, Gloucestershire. Son of Hugh Owen. A talented jockey, he rode 'Father O'Flynn' to victory in the 1892 Liverpool Grand National horse race. Served in West Africa 1892 (wounded, DSO, MID, medal & clasp, Brilliant Star of Zanzibar). Commandant Equatorial Provinces of Torn and Unyoro 1893-4. As Commandant of Ambigol Wells he died of cholera.

Lieutenant Reginald POLWHELE - Royal Engineers - Died at Wady Halfa, 29th July 1896. Serving with the Egyptian Army helping to build a railway.

Lieutenant A.R.C. REW - 1st Bn North Staffordshire Regiment - Died at Cairo, May 1897.

Captain John ROSE - 1st North Staffordshire Regiment - died at Cairo October 1896

Surgeon-Captain John Ernest TRASK - Army Medical Service (Attached Egyptian Army) - died at Kosheh, 26th July 1896. Born 27 October 1861 at Brimpton, Somerset.


NILE EXPEDITION 1897-98

Captain Alan Charles Duncan BAILLIE - 2nd Seaforth Highlanders - Wounded at the Battle of the Atbara 8th April 1898. His left leg was shattered. Died of wounds 16th May in Cairo. Served at Hazara 1888 (Medal & clasp) and Hazara 1891 (clasp).

Captain Guy CALDECOTT - 1st Royal Warwickshire Regiment - killed at Battle of Omdurman 2nd September 1898. Aged 32.

Lieutenant Edmund Humphrey Style CATOR - Royal Engineers (Attached Egyptian Army) - died at Halfa February 1897.
Serving with the Egyptian Army helping to build a railway.
Memorial at St. Georges Church, Beckenham, London -
"In loving memory of Edmund Humphrey Style Cator, Lieut. Royal Engineers. Youngest son of Bertie Peter Cator, of Beckenham. Born at Beckenham 12th July 1872. Served in the Dongola Expedition of 1896. Died of euleric fever 21st Feb. 1897 at Wady Halfa, Egypt."

Captain Charles FINDLAY - Cameron Highlanders - Killed in action at the Battle of the Atbara 8th April 1898. Served in the Nile Expedition 1884-5 (Medal & clasp, Khedive's Star), Sudan 1886.

Lieutenant Hugh Valentine FISON - 1st Northumberland Fusiliers - Died at Cairo 5th October 1898
Memorial at Harrow School Chapel -
"In loving memory of Hugh Valentine Fison, 2nd Lieut. 5 Fusiliers who died at Alexandria Oct. 5 1898 of enteric fever contracted at the Battle of Omdurman aged 23 yrs."

Lieutenant Edward FITZCLARENCE - Dorset Regiment (Attached Egyptian Army) - killed at Abu Hamed 7th August 1897. Serving with 10th Soudanese Battalion. Served in the Dongola Expedition 1896.

2nd Lieutenant Paul Alexander GORE - 1st Bn Seaforth Highlanders - Killed in action at Battle of the Atbara 8th April 1898.
Memorial at Parish Church, Copdock, Suffolk -
"In memory of Paul Alexander Gore, 2nd Lieutenant Seaforth Highlanders only son of Lt-Col. St. george C. Gore, R.E., who fell while gallantly leading his men in the victorious assault on the enemy's trenches at the Battle of Atbara, Sudan, Good Friday 1898 aged 20."

Lieutenant Robert Septimus GRENFELL - 12th Lancers (att'd 21st Lancers) - killed at Battle of Omdurman 2nd September 1898. Memorial at Eton College - "In memory of Robert Septimus Grenfell Lieut. 12th Royal Lancers killed in action at Omdurman September 2nd 1898 aged 23. Erected by his comrades."

Major Robert Francis Ladeveze NAPIER - Cameron Highlanders - Wounded at the Battle of the Atbara 8th April 1898. Shot in the thigh by a large bullet from an elephant rifle. Died of wounds 23rd May in Cairo. Served in the Nile Expedition 1884-5 (Medal & clasp, Khedive's Star), Sudan 1885-6 (Order of Medjidie 4th class).

Brevet-Major Henry Marlow SIDNEY - Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry (Attached Egyptian Army) - killed at Abu Hamed 7th August 1897. Serving with 10th Soudanese Battalion. Served in the Nile Expedition 1884-5, capture of Tokar 1890 (Order of Medjidie 4th class), Dongola 1896.
Memorial at St. Petrocs Church, Bodmin, Cornwall -
"In memory of Henry Marlow Sidney Captain and Brevet Major Duke of Cornwall's Light Infy who was killed at the capture of Abu-Hamed August 7th 1897 gallantly leading his Battalion the Xth Soudanese of the Egyptian Army. Erected by the officers of the DCLI 1898."

Major Beauchamp Colclough URQUHART - Cameron Highlanders - killed in action at the Battle of the Atbara 8th April 1898. Served in Egypt 1882 (medal & clasp, Khedive's Star), Nile Expedition 1885-6 (clasp).


Captain John Compton PYNE - Dorsetshire Regiment - killed at near Ambigole Wells 2nd January 1893.
Memorial at Sherbourne Abbey, Dorset -
"In memory of John Compton Pyne Captain the Dorsetshire Regiment killed in action on Jany 2nd 1893 near Ambigole Wells, Sudan while serving with the Egyptian Army aged 35 years. This tablet is erected in affectionate memory by his brother officers."

Captain H.S. LOGAN - Leicestershire Regiment 
- died of wounds 9th May 1908.
Memorial at Leicester Cathedral -
"Erected by his brother officers in memory of Captain H.S. Logan, The Leicestershire Regiment who died on 9th May 1908 of wounds received in action whilst commanding a detachment of Soudanese troops near Mesellamia, Soudan on 1st May 1908."

Major Chauncey Hugh Stigand - Royal West Kent Regiment -
killed 8 December 1919 near Tombe, Sudan.
A police post was attacked by the Dinka tribe, when a column left to find them it was attacked by a large force. Commissioned 1899. Attached to King's African Rifles and then the
East Africa Survey. Attached Egyptian Army and Governor of the Upper Nile Provice since 1916. Wrote several books on his times in Africa.

Major R.F. White - Essex Regiment
- killed 8 December 1919 near Tombe, Sudan.
Commanding the Equatorial Battalion.
A police post was attacked by the Dinka tribe, when a column left to find them it was attacked by a large force. Served in the Boer War and Somaliland 1904. Attached Egyptian Army.

Major Robert Carlyle CARLYLE - Royal Army Medical Corps
- killed at Khartoum 27th November 1924.
Memorial at St. Andrews Church, Langton, Yorkshire -
"In proud and loving memory of Robert Carlyle Carlyle Major R.A.M.C. attached Egyptian Army killed in action at Khartoum 27 Nov. 1924 aged 37."

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