quote: Lampbrugh should probably be Charles Robert Wharram Lamplough, the future Major-General.
Holloway's book confirms that
mentioning that Arthur Chater also became a Major General
LAMPLOUGH, Charles Robert Wharram (1896-1981), Major General
Commissioned Royal Marines 1914; World War I in Mediterranean, Grand Fleet, Dardanelles and Zeebrugge
1914-1918; World War II 1939-1945; Naval Staff, Admiralty 1937-1943; Maj Gen on staff, Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia 1943-1946; Commander, Plymouth Group Royal Marines 1946-1949; retired 1949
CHATER, Maj Gen Arthur Reginald (1896-1979)
Born 1896; entered Royal Marines as 2nd Lieut, 1913, serves with RM brigade in Flanders, 1914; Gallipoli, 1915 (despatches, French Croix de Guerre); Grand Fleet, 1916-1917; Adjutant of RM Bn which landed from HMS Vindictive at Zeebrugge
, 23 Apr 1918; served in Egyptian Army, 1921- 1925; Sudan Defence Forces, 1925-1931; commanded Sudan Camel Corps, 1927- 1930; commanded military operations in Kordofan, 1929-1930; Senior RM Officer, East Indies Station, 1931-1933; Home Fleet, 1935-1936; Commanded Somaliland Camel Corps, 1937-1940; commanded defence of British Somaliland, 1940; Military Governor and Commander troops British Somaliland, 1941-1943; Commander Portsmouth Div Royal Marines, 1943-1944; Director of Combined Operations, India and South-East Asia, 1944-1945; MGGS, 1945-1946; Commander Chatham Group Royal Marines, 1946-1948; one of HM's Body Guard of Honorary Corps of Gentleman-at-Arms, 1949-1966 and Harbinger, 1952-1966; Col Commandant Somaliland Scouts, 1948-1958; Member Berkshire Cricket Club, 1955-1961; Member of Anglo-Somali-Society, 1960-1979; died 1979.
additional info from the Liddell Hart index, KCL
Edited by michaeldr, 03 April 2008 - 08:23 AM.