ForenameMainwaring Ravell
RankMajor and Bt. Lieut.-Col.
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BattalionGeneral Headquarter Staff
Date Of WoundsNot set
Died KilledNot set
Death Details
Enlisted DateNot set
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Date Of BirthNot set
Birth Place
Residence75 Longridge Road, London S.W. 5.
DischargedNot set
Theatre Of WarFrance
Date Of Entry1914-10-09
Z Class
Surname Spellings
Other InfoBrig.-Gen. Mainwaring Ravell Walsh was first commissioned to the Royal Berkshire Regiment in 1896. In 1901 he was specially promoted to a captaincy in the 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment for "marked ability to command in the field." After the South African War he was appointed Instructor at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, and just before the 1914-1918 War graduated to the Staff College. Throughout the First World War he rendered invaluable services both at the War Office and at G.H.Q. in France, finishing as Assistant Adjutant General G.H.Q. Rhine Army. This post he relinquished to command the 4th Battalion of the Worcestershire Regiment in 1920. After further service in India, he returned to England to take command of the West Riding Infantry Brigade, Territorial Army, and in 1930 was appointed Brigadier in charge of Administration, Scottish Command. Brig.-Gen. Mainwaring Ravell Walsh died whilst on active service in 1941.


Worcestershire Regiment - Capt.
G.H.Q Staff - (D.A.A.G) Major Bt. Lieutenant Colonel
Worcestershire Regiment - Lieutenant Colonel

Service Awards

The British War Medal
The 1914 Star
The Allied Victory Medal

Gallantry Awards & Honors

Military CrossCaptainStaffFrance 1915 (general)1915-06-23
Order Of The Bath 
Order of St Michael and St GeorgeLieut.-ColoneStaff1919-12-12
Mentioned in DespatchesCaptainG.H.Q.France & Flanders1915-06-22
Mentioned in DespatchesBt. Lieut./Col. G.H.Q.France & Flanders1917-01-04
Mentioned in DespatchesBt. Lieut./Col. G.H.Q.France & Flanders1917-12-11
Mentioned in DespatchesBt. Lieut./Col. G.H.Q.France & Flanders1918-12-20
Mentioned in DespatchesBt. Lieut./Col. G.H.Q.France & Flanders1919-07-05

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