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Lt Col Thomas Berkeley killed 1916


Catherine.m.

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Any information gratefully received on Lt Col Thomas Berkeley, 8th Corp Staff, Black Watch (Highlanders), Staff D.A.Q.M.G. Killed 20th May, 1916.

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Google will probably tell you quite alot - heres a snippet of how he died

 

Killed by shell fire whilst returning from a visit to the front line trenches.
Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery,Somme ,France
Thomas was the 3rd son of Robert and Lady Catherine Berkeley of Spetchley Park, Worcester, and grandson of the Earl of Kenmare. He was a Gentleman at Arms for King Edward VII. He held the Medal and Clasp, Nile Expedition, 1884-5; Khedive's Star Queen's Medal King's Medal and Clasp, S.A. War.
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Many thanks for the information. I have nearly completed my research but would love any information on Lt Col Thomas Berkeley's duties as camp commander? in France , he's listed as D.A.Q.M.G ? 8th Corp Staff.

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Discussed before,  generically 

 

 

 

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Many thanks to all. I have been researching this officer for the last two years, covered 1879 to 1916, fascinating journey. Any experts on the 8th ? Black watch, 69th Division or Headquarters 10th army Corps 1916/ 1915? Also long shot but any info for Gentlemen at Arms Royal bodyguard 1909?

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