Trueman C F H Captain 2nd Manchester Regiment

TRUEMAN, CHARLES FITZGERALD HAMILTON, Capt., 2nd Battn. Manchester Regt., eldest s. of Lieut.-Col. Charles Hamilton Trueman, of Oakwell- on-the-Blean, Kent, late 32nd L.I., by his wife, Dorothea Magdalena, dau. of John P. Fitzgerald, M.D.; b. Devonport, 22 March, 1877; educ. King’s School, Canterbury, and Sandhurst; gazetted 2nd Lieut. to 2nd Manchesters, 8 Sept. 1897; promoted Lieut. 17 Aug. 1899, and Capt. 5 Jan. 1901; served in the South African War, 1900-1; took part in the operations in the Transvaal, July, 1901, and in those in the Orange River Colony, 30 Nov. 1900 to Oct. 1901 (Queen’s medal with four clasps), was Superintendant of Gymnasia, Aldershot Command, 23 April, 1908, to 31 Aug. 1909, and Assistant Inspector of Gymnasia in same command, 1 Sept. 1909, to 22 April, 1912; left for France with the Expeditionary Force (14th Brigade, 5th Division), Aug. 1914, and was reported missing after the Battle of Le Cateau, on the 26th of same month, and is believed to have been killed in this action; unm. He had the Coronation medal of King Edward VII.

Source : De Ruvigny’s Roll Of Honour Vol 1

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