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Henry William Newton Guinness CB (1854 - 1925)

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Lt Col Henry William Newton Guinness CB
Born in Collooney, Sligo, County Sligo, Irelandmap
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Husband of — married 8 Apr 1893 in Bombay, Indiamap
Died in Grand Hotel St Vincent, Aosta, Italymap
Profile last modified 20 Dec 2019 | Created 29 Oct 2014
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Lt.-Col. Henry William Newton Guinness was born on 5 August 1854 in Collooney, Sligo, his father, Rev, was 43 and his mother, Harriet, was 19. He married Frances Helen West on 8 April 1893. They had three children during their marriage. He died on 5 August 1925 in Aosta, Aosta, Italy, at the age of 71.

He was educated at Newton Abbot School, Newton Abbot, Devon, England.

He was commissioned in 1873, in the service of the 18th Regiment and fought in the Afghan War in 1880. Henry gained the rank of Captain in 1881 in the 1st Battalion the Royal Irish Regiment.

He fought in the Nile Expedition between 1884 and 1885, where he was mentioned in despatches and gained the rank of Brevet Major in 1885.

Henry gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1889.

They had three sons.

He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1900.

He fought in the Boer War between 1900 and 1901, where he was mentioned in despatches.

He passed away in 1925 at the age of 71.

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Lt.-Col. Henry William Newton Guinness was born on 5 August 1854. He was the son of Reverend William Newton Guinness and Harriet F. Day.

He married Frances Helen West, daughter of Henry West, on 8 April 1893. He died on 5 August 1925 at age 71. He was educated at Newton Abbot School, Newton Abbot, Devon, England. He was commissioned in 1873, in the service of the 18th Regiment. He fought in the Afghan War in 1880. He gained the rank of Captain in 1881 in the service of the Royal Irish Regiment. He fought in the Nile Expedition between 1884 and 1885, where he was mentioned in despatches. He gained the rank of Brevet Major in 1885. He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1889. He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1900. He fought in the Boer War between 1900 and 1901, where he was mentioned in despatches.

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