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Name: ANDERSON, Rowland James Percy CMG, DSO (Lieut.)

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Nee: son of Sir Percy Anderson

Birth Date: 12.7.1873 - London

Death Date: 29.3.1950

Nationality: British

First Date: 1898

Last Date: 1900

Profession: Uganda Military - 11th Hussars; appt. Lieut. Uganda Mil. 26-1-1898; arr. Mombasa Jan 1898; at Nandi Post Jan 1899; dep. Mombasa on 4 months leave April 1900; resigned, end of appt. 29-8-1900

Area: Uganda, Unyoro

Married: 1914 - Phyllis Muriel Chappell (div. 1921)

Book Reference: North, RCS, DSO, Web

War Service: 11th Hussars

School: Winchester

General Information:

North - 'Ashburnham, Moorehouse and R.J.P. Anderson, they have none of them impressed me with their worth as officers' (Sir Harry Johnston, FO2)
RCS - Collard collection of photographs has photo of 'Anderson, Rowland James Percy (1873-1950) - Lt. 11th Hussars …… nephew of Sir Percy Anderson who had been head of the African Dept. of the FO
DSO - He has served in the European War; went out with the expeditionary force; was present at Mons, the Marne and the Aisne; wounded at Messines 31 Oct 1914; was present at the 1st and 2nd battles of Ypres; commanded the 11th Hussars from May 1915; was promoted Lieut.-Col. 29 Sept 1916. He was mentioned in despatches twice, and created a CMG Jan 1918. His favourite sports are hunting, polo and racing. He married at Aldershot 11 Aug 1914, Phyllis, only daughter of T. Stanley Chappell, of Chadshunt, Warwick
North has Ronald James Percy

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