ForenameClement Maitland
RankBrevet Colonel
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ResidenceTownsend House, Halberton, Tiverton.
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Theatre Of WarFrance
Date Of Entry1917-07-25
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Other InfoColonel Edwards was commissioned as a 2nd-Lieutenant in the 29th Foot (Worcestershire) in May 1878. As a Lieutenant he served with the Bikanir Field Force in 1884-85. Promoted Captain in 1886 and Major in 1899, he was made Brevet-Lieutenant-Colonel in 1900. He served with the 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment in the South African War (1900-1902) and was mentioned in despatches (London Gazette, 10th September 1901). He went to the 4th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment when it was raised in 1900. He was made a Brevet-Colonel in 1905 and commanded the battalion from 1905 to 1908, taking the battalion from the West Indies to Malta. He retired on the 17th February 1908 to the reserve of officers. At the outbreak of the 1914-18 War he came back from the reserve to command the Depot until December, 1916. He was responsible for the mobilisation of the reserves of the Regiment. After the war he went to Australia. Colonel C. M. Edwards died at Exeter, New South Wales, Australia on 30th June 1946, aged 86.


2nd Worcestershire Regiment - Major (Boer War)
Worcestershire Regiment - Brevet Colonel
Depot Worcestershire Regiment - Brevet Colonel
Staff - Lieutenant (2nd Class)

Service Awards

The British War Medal
The Allied Victory Medal
Queen's South Africa Medal

Gallantry Awards & Honors

Mentioned in DespatchesMajor2ndSouth Africa1901-09-10

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