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Name: WILKINSON, Roger DSO (Lieut.-Col.)

Nee: son of Henry Wilkinson of Durham Villas, Campden Hill

Birth Date: 21 Sep 1877 Kensington

Death Date: 9 May 1957 Brighton

First Date: 1927

Profession: Army. Entered Gloucestershire Regt. 1896, and is Lieut.-Col. (late Comdg. 2nd Batn.); served during S. African War 1900-02 (Queen's medal with 2 clasps, King's medal with 2 clasps) and during WW1 (wounded, despatches, DSO)

Area: Nairobi

Married: In Hartley Wintney 1908 Irene Rosalind Butler b. 4 Dec 1880 Southsea, d. 10 Aug 1965 Ashford

Children: Anthony Edward (1910 Ham-1999); Roger Aubone (1913 Camberley-1993); Michael Douglas (1917-1997)

Book Reference: Red 31, Debrett, DSO, Dominion, Eton

War Service: Glouc. Regt.

School: Eton

General Information:

DSO - joined Glouc. R. from 3rd Bedfords. R. (Militia) 1896; 2nd Lt. Glouc. R. 9/12/96; Lt. 12/12/98; Adjt. 12/7/05 to 11/7/08; Capt. 13/10/05; Major 1/9/15; served S. African War, Queen's and King's Medals; Adjt. 2nd Glouc. R. 1905-08; served Europ. War 1915-16, first in Gallipoli, as Adjt of and then in command of 7th Glouc. R.; Despatches; commanded an Officer Cadet Batt. 1916; commanded 1/4th Glouc. Rgt. 1917.
Dominion - 1930 - Nominated Official member of Legco
Blue Book 1928 appt 8.12.1927

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