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Name: PULTENEY, William Pulteney KCB, KCMG, GCVO, DSO (Lieut. Gen.), Sir

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Nee: of Hargrave Park, Essex, youngest son of Rev R.T. Pulteney

Birth Date: 18 May 1861 Tunbridge Wells or Ashley, Northants (2 diff. Census entries)

Death Date: 14 Nov 1941 Stansted Mountfitchet

Nationality: British

First Date: 1895

Last Date: 1897

Profession: Uganda Mil. - Civil employment in UP from 5/2/1895 (Army Lists); arr. Fort Smith, Kikuyu 19/4/1895, dep. for Uganda 22/4/1895; dep. Port Alice on a Nandi punitive expedn. 1/11/1895; listed as Mil. Officer UP at July 1896

Married: In London 17 Oct 1917 Jessie Alexandra Fitzgerald Arnott b. 9 Oct 1878, d. 16 Jan 1971 Crowborough

Book Reference: North, UJ, Eton, DSO

War Service: 2nd Battn. Scots Guards

School: Eton 1875-77

General Information:

Uganda Journal - Vol 22, p. 97 - Obituary of Michael Moses - …At the time of Moses' arrival the troops were commanded by Captain (afterwards Lieutenant-General Sir) William Pulteney, who had previously served in Egypt, but he was shortly afterwards sent to settle affairs in what was called Southern Unyoro …..
DSO - He served in the Unyoro Expedition, 1895 (Medal). For the Nandi Expedition 1895-6 he was mentioned in despatches, created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order - 'in recognition of services in the recent operations againts slave-trading Arabs in the Uganda Protectorate; …. Vice Consul, Congo Free State 1898-99. He served in the South African War from 1899-1902
Dr Rowe - letter and notes on Francis Hall - Pulteney was at Fort Hall in April 1895 and helped Dr Ansorge with the operation on Francis Hall's knee. Pulteney administered the chloroform
Birth index says he was b. in Market Harborough (? a different person)
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