Whos Who 1922
Monteagle-Browne, Lieut.-Col Edgar.
DSO. 1916. b. 15 June, 1878; e. of four surv. S. of J. Monteagle-Browne,
Tullycarnen, Ardglass. M. 1915, Osra y.d. of late Fleet Paymaster Sydney
Brougham-Hinshelwood. R.N. and g.g.d. of Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Fairfax
Moresby, G.C.B.; two s. one d. Educ. Privately. Entered army 1898; served
with 1st Batt, R. Irish Fusiliers throughout South African War (Kings
and Queens Medals with 5 clasps); Staff Captain for Railway Transport
in Cape Colony Staff 1902-3; resigned Commission, 1905, and took up political
work, standing twice for Parliament as an Advocate of Universal Military
Service for which he was thanked by the late Earl Roberts; he has travelled
extensively in Europe, S. America and Africa; started Rifle Clubs at sea
in Merchant Service, 1908; Captain and Adjutant 10th (S) Batt. Loyal North
Lancashire Regiment; Major, 194; Served European War, at first 2nd in
Command of Warwicks; later on in Railway Transport Establishment for five
months; 2nd in Command 1st & 7th Batts, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
1915; commanded in succession 9th, 8th, and 2nd Batts, R. Munster Fusiliers,
1916-17 (wounded four times, D.S.O. Mons Star, dispatches thrice); Order
of Damilo 4th Class. Recreations: shooting, polo, hunting and travelling.
Address: Broncroft Castle, Craven Arms, Shropshire. T.A.: Monteagle, Munslow.
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