Edward George Moore Donnithorne 


Edward Donnithorne was commissioned into the Royal Artillery, becoming a lieutenant on 18 Dec 1861. He was in the New Zealand war of 1864 and he distinguished himself at several battles including the Gate Pah. He transferred to the Scots Greys by purchase on 3 Feb 1869. He was a captain on 24 Feb 1872 and a major on 1 July 1881. He reached the rank of lieutenant-colonel. On 8 July 1875 he married Harriet Lucia Alexander, and they lived at Colne Lodge, Twickenham. He died on 19 Nov 1906.


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by Stephen Luscombe