1. Website:Household Brigade Lodge No. 2614.
2. Memorial:Freemasons VC Memorial Great Queen Street
3. Book:Beyond The Five PointsPgs 198-200

Awards & Titles:

Victoria Cross
Knight Commander of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Distinguished Service Order & 3 Bars
Mentioned in Despatches
Knight of Grace the Venerable Order of St. John
Cross of Valour
War Cross
Croix de Guerre (France)
Legion of Merit
Grand Commander with Swords of the Order of George I

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment 

Action : War Survivor 

Although many perished in times of national conflict and in the service of their country, many more survived including those interned as Prisoners of War. Stories of those who did survive are included as part of this site, especially those with high gallantry awards, those included against an external rolls of honour and those who had a distinguished career in wartime and military leaderhip.

Rose to the rank of Major-General. Commander of the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Commander of Allied Forces during the Battle of Crete and commanded the British Army during the North African and Italian campaigns, 15th August 1940.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Household Brigade No. 2614 E.C.London

1st January 1922

Initiated into Household Brigade Lodge No. 2614 in 1922.

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