Edward Ashmore (British Army Officer)

Edward Ashmore (British Army Officer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Major General Edward Bailey Ashmore CB, CMG, MVO (20 February 1872 - 5 October 1953) was a British Army officer from the 1890s to the 1920s who served in the Royal Artillery, the Royal Flying Corps and briefly in the Royal Air Force before founding and developing the organisation that would become the Royal Observer Corps. Following Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Ashmore was commissioned into the Royal Regiment of Artillery as a Second Lieutenant in 1891. He was posted to 'Q' Battery Royal Horse Artillery and served during the Second Boer War in South Africa, promoted to Lieutenant 24 July 1894. Ashmore was promoted to Captain on 13 February 1900 and was severely wounded at Sanna's Post during the relief of Kimberley on 31 March 1900.show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134965367
  • 9786134965361