Awards & Titles:
|Knight Grand Cross of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath |
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
Knight Grand Cross of The Royal Victorian Order
Early Life :For a more detailed biography see Wikipedia.
- The Third Anglo-Ashanti War 1873-1874, West Africa.
- The Second Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902, South Africa.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: General Staff|
|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.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Windsor Castle No. 771 E.C.||Berkshire|
|Joined :||Wanderers No. 1604 E.C.||London|
12th April 1870
10th May 1870
21st July 1870
Paul was initiated into the Windsor Castle Lodge on 12th April, 1870, where he is noted as being a Guards Captain in the Scots Fusiliers. There is no entries after 1874. He was erroneously recorded under the Trafalgar Lodge No. 971, where the entry was clearly destined for his mother Lodge.
In the records of Wanderer's Lodge No. 1604, he is listed having joined on 9th January, 1877 as a 31 year old Lieutenant Colonel, his address care of the Guards Club, Pall Mall. He resigned April 1894.
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