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Lieutenant Colonel Archibald Montgomery Tringham

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Lieutenant Colonel 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

Lieutenant Colonel Archibald Montgomery Tringham, DSO, Queens Royal Regiment (West Surrey). The son of the Reverend W and Mrs Tringham. He was educated at Charterhouse School, Surrey. Entered the Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment on 15 Mar 1893. Promoted to Lieutenant on 11 Nov 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 the sortie of 7 Dec 1899; operations in Natal, Mar to Jun 1900; operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, Jul to 29 Nov 1900, including actions at Belfast (26 and 27 Aug 1900) and Lydenberg (5 to 8 Sep 1900); operations in the Transvaal 30 Nov 1900 to Apr 1901. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 8 Feb and 10 Sep 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 on 29 Oct 1901. He was promoted to Captain on 22 Jan 1902; was Brigade Major to the Inspector General of Volunteers, India, 3 Sep 1903 to 2 Feb 1904; Adjutant, Special Reserve, 4 Decr 1911 to 31 Jul 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 Regiment, 31 Oct 1915 to 1 Sep 1918, and from 2 September 1918. He was mentioned in Despatches, and given the Brevet of Lieutenant Colonel 3 Jun 1917. In 1906 he married Mary, third daughter of Benjamin Williams Leader, RA. He died aged 75 years.

Lieutenant Colonel Archibald Montgomery Tringham, DSO, Queens Royal Regiment (West Surrey). The son of the Reverend W and Mrs Tringham. He was educated at Charterhouse School, Surrey. Entered the Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment on 15 Mar 1893. Promoted to Lieutenant on 11 Nov 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 the sortie of 7 Dec 1899; operations in Natal, Mar to Jun 1900; operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, Jul to 29 Nov 1900, including actions at Belfast (26 and 27 Aug 1900) and Lydenberg (5 to 8 Sep 1900); operations in the Transvaal 30 Nov 1900 to Apr 1901. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 8 Feb and 10 Sep 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 on 29 Oct 1901. He was promoted to Captain on 22 Jan 1902; was Brigade Major to the Inspector General of Volunteers, India, 3 Sep 1903 to 2 Feb 1904; Adjutant, Special Reserve, 4 Decr 1911 to 31 Jul 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 Regiment, 31 Oct 1915 to 1 Sep 1918, and from 2 September 1918. He was mentioned in Despatches, and given the Brevet of Lieutenant Colonel 3 Jun 1917. In 1906 he married Mary, third daughter of Benjamin Williams Leader, RA. He died aged 75 years.


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