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Name: ASHBURNHAM, Cromer (Major)

Birth Date: 25.4.1866 Chennai, India

Death Date: 11.9.1919 Petersfield, Hampshire

Nationality: British

First Date: 1894

Last Date: 1900

Profession: Employed by Uganda Admin. and later by Uganda Military

Area: Singo, Mruli, Buddu

Married: In Guestling, Sussex 19 Apr 1903 Ethel Mary Menzies b. 22 Oct 1870 Rainhill, Lancs., d. 4 Feb 1947 Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset

Book Reference: North, Burke

War Service: King's Royal Rifle Corps

General Information:

North - Listed as employed in UP as 2nd Class Asst. from 1894; Port Alice 1894; In charge of Singo 1895; Listed as Appt. Asst. Collector EAP 1895. Left Uganda in 1896 and did not wish to return. Re-appointed Capt. Uganda Mil. for service during Sudanese mutiny 1897; Mruli with Baluchis & Uganda Rifles 1898; Buddu 1899; Port Alice 22-1-1900. Invalided, End of Appt. 1900
North - 'Ashburnham, Moorehouse and R.J.P. Anderson, they have none of them impressed me with their worth as officers' (Sir Harry Johnston, FO2)

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