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Charles Wolfran Nugent Guinness CB (1839 - 1894)

Col. Charles Wolfran Nugent Guinness CB
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Died in 90 Piccadilly, London, Halesworth, Sussex, England, United Kingdommap
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Biography

Charles was born on 10 October 1839. He was the son of Richard Guinness and Katherine Jenkinson.

He gained the rank of Captain in 1869 in the Seaforth Highlanders.

He fought in the Afghan War between 1878 and 1880, where he was mentioned in despatches.

Charles gained the rank of Major in 1880; the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1881; the rank of Colonel in 1885.

He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1887.

He was Commander of the 83rd Regimental District between 1889 and 1890.

He passed away in 1894 at the age of 55, unmarried.[1]

Guinness
Given Name and Status: Charles Wolfram W (Col-Dd unmd
Date: 1894
Location: 72nd Highlanders
Film #: 596419
T, Box & Order #: Sec 2, 5313


Sources

  1. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JLN-SW6 : 31 December 2014), Charles Wolfran N Guinness, 1894; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,"


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Colonel Charles Wolfran Nugent Guinness was born on 10 October 1839. He was the son of Richard Samuel Guinness and Katherine Frances Jenkinson.

He died in 1894, unmarried.

He gained the rank of Captain in 1869 in the service of the Seaforth Highlanders. He fought in the Afghan War between 1878 and 1880, where he was mentioned in despatches. He gained the rank of Major in 1880. He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in 1881. He gained the rank of Colonel in 1885. He was invested as a Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1887. He was Commander of the 83rd Regimental District between 1889 and 1890.

posted 17 Feb 2017 by Phil Richardson   [thank Phil]
Charles Wolfran Nugent Guinness

Birth Date: 10 Oct 1839 Military Year: 1892 Rank: Colonel

posted 17 Feb 2017 by Phil Richardson   [thank Phil]
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