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LTC Archibald Montgomery Tringham

LTC Archibald Montgomery Tringham

Birth
Guildford, Guildford Borough, Surrey, England
Death 27 May 1945 (aged 75)
Surrey, England
Burial Chertsey, Runnymede Borough, Surrey, England
Memorial ID 136191976 · View Source
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Lieutenant Colonel Archibald Montgomery Tringham, DSO. Queens Royal Regiment. Died aged 75
From: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book) (Queen's) Royal West Surrey
TRINGHAM, ARCHIBALD MONTGOMERY, Lieutenant, was born 16 September 1869, son of the Reverend W and Mrs Tringham. He was educated at Charterhouse, and entered the Royal West Surrey Regiment 15 March 1893, becoming Lieutenant 11 November 1896. He took part in operations on the North-West Frontier of India, 1897-98, with the Malakand Field, Mohmand Field and Tirah Expeditionary Forces, and received the Medal with two clasps. He served in the South African War, 1899-1901, and was severely wounded. He was present in operations in Natal, 1899, including actions at Elandslaagte, Rietfontein and Lombard's Kop; Defence of Ladysmith, including sortie of 7 December 1899; operations in Natal, March to June 1900; operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900, including actions at Belfast (26 and 27 August) and Lydenberg (5 to 8 September); operations in the Transvaal 30 November 1900 to April 1901. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 8 February and 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with four clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette,- 27 September 1901]: "Archibald Montgomery Tringham, Lieutenant, Royal West Surrey Regiment. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented to him by the King 29 October 1901. He became Captain 22 January 1902; was Brigade Major to the Inspector General of Volunteers, India, 3 September 1903 to 2 February 1904; Adjutant, Special Reserve, 4 December 1911 to 31 July 1915. He served in the European War, 1914-18; was promoted to Major 19 May 1915; was Temporary Lieutenant Colonel, commanding Service Battalion Royal West Surrey Regt, 31 October 1915 to 1 September 1918, and from 2 September 1918. He was mentioned in Despatches, and given the Brevet of Lieutenant Colonel 3 June 1917. Lieutenant Colonel A M Tringham married, in 1906, Mary, third daughter of B W Leader, RA.


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  • Created by: Peter H
  • Added: 21 Sep 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 136191976
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LTC Archibald Montgomery Tringham (16 Sep 1869–27 May 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 136191976, citing Christ Church, Chertsey, Runnymede Borough, Surrey, England ; Maintained by Peter H (contributor 47423563) .