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Name: PRICE, Charles Henry Uvedale CB, DSO (Brig.-General)

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Nee: third son of General George Uvedale Price, bro of Cyril Uvedale, kin of Sir Charles Rugge-Price Bt.

Birth Date: 16.6.1862 Agra, Bengal, India

Death Date: 22 Feb 1942 Winterbourne, Glos.

Nationality: British

First Date: 1898

Profession: 130th Baluchis, 1898 in Uganda under Capt. M. J. Tighe

Area: Uganda, Luba's, Kampala, Masindi

Married: In Bedford 1 Oct 1889 Ada Mary Oliver b. 25 Apr 1867 Cheltenham, d. 30 July 1956 Wrecclesham, Farnham

Children: Ryswynn Uvedale (14 Aug 1890 Karachi-1906); Merlyth Mary (21 May 1895 Cheltenham-1978)

Book Reference: Moyse, Debrett, North, UJ, DSO, Fox Davies, Who's Who

War Service: Welsh Regt./ Indian Staff Corps/ 27th Bombay Infantry

General Information:

Debrett - Hon. Brig.-Gen. (retired) Indian Army; sometime a DAAG in India; served in Uganda 1898 (DSO); DSO 1899, CB (Mil) 1914
North - arr. Luba's about 6/3/1898; arr. Kampala 6/3/1898; based Masindi with Somalis of Uganda Rifles July 1898; commanding Unyoro operations until 2/8/1898; Masindi 1899
Uganda Journal - Vol 25, p.84 - 1897-99 served in Uganda for a time commanding troops in Bunyoro. To be distinguished from his younger brother Lieut. C.U. Price, later Lieut.-Col., Indian Army, CMG (1868-1956) who also served in Uganda and was in charge of the patrol which cornered and shot Bilal Effendi in southern Bunyoro on 6 December 1898
DSO - He became Lieut. Welsh Regt 22 Oct 1881, and Indian Staff Corps 16 June 1883. From 1886-88 he served in the Burmese Expedition; was severely wounded, and received the Medal with 2 clasps. He became Captain 22 Oct 1892. In 1898 and 1899 he served in Uganda, in command of the Singe Field Force, of operations in Ankole and, for some time, of troops in Unyoro. He commanded a column against the Sudanese Mutineers, including the action at Jeruba, and several other engagements. He was mentioned in Despatches; was given the Brevet of Major 25 Jan 1899; received the Medal and 2 clasps and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order …… In recognition of services during the recent operations in Uganda ……….. {more on his military career}
North - Member Indian contingent sent to Uganda during Sudanese mutiny, "past railhead at Ndi with small detachment of Afridis" 26/1/1898 (Austin)

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