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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.
MY NOTE: Since these entries are often written or at least edited by the people upon whom they are based, it is interesting that Edgar has chosen to hyphenate his name and choose “Browne” instead of "Monteagle-Browne”



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