|1. Grave:||Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery||II.A.7|
Awards & Titles:
|Knight Commander of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath |
Knight Grand Cross of The Royal Victorian Order
Early Life :Fifth Son of Mark, 5th Earl of Antrim, and Jane Emma Hannah Macan, his wife, of Glenarm, Co. Antrim; four brothers: William Randal, Mark Henry Horace, High Seymour and Alexander; five sisters: Caroline Elizabeth, Mabel Harriet, Evelyn, Jane Grey and Helena.
He was educated at Eton College and at University College, Oxford.
He married, in 1913, Ethel Henry Davis.
Held the office of Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister Lord Salisbury between 1888 and 1902; Chief Intelligence Officer of the London District between 1914 and 1915;
- The Second Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902, South Africa.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: 5/Cameron Highlanders|
5th (Service) Battalion Formed at Inverness in August 1914 as part of K1 and attached to 26th Brigade in 9th (Scottish) Division. Moved to Aldershot and in February 1915 went to Bordon. Landed at Boulogne on 10 May 1915.
|Action : France & Flanders|
France & Flanders covers all the dates and corresponding locations which are outside the official battle nomenclature dates on the Western Front. Therefore the actions in which these men died could be considered 'normal' trench duty - the daily attrition losses which were an everyday fact of duty on the Western Front.
5th Battalion Cameron Highlanders. He died of wounds sustained on 21 November on Ypres Salient during the First World War on 23 November 1915
He is commemorated at his grave in Lijssenthoek Cemetery and a memorial was erected in his memory in Dalness in Argyllshire.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Apollo University No. 357 E.C.||Oxfordshire|
9th March 1880
20th April 1880
1st June 1880
Initiated in 1880 into Apollo Lodge whilst at Oxford University. By 1884 he had resigned.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley
Researcher : Barrie Friend