We remember Reginald Henry Napier Settle

We remember Reginald Henry Napier Settle

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Cairo Egypt Source:8483674 Source:8483686 1892
1914
hospitalisation He was severely wounded during the Battle of Mons Hospital/Intitution Source:6993498 1914 - 1914
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8642074 1916
1917
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:8642071 1917
1918
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Machine Gun Corps 21st Battalion Source:8483674 24th March 1918
1918
dates Age 26 Source:6993498 24th March 1918
service British Army Lieutenant (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars 19 Battalion Source:8483674
service British Army Major King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Source:3962922
hospitalisation He continued to serve on the Western Front until March 1918, during which time he was wounded four times Hospital/Intitution Source:6993498
education Eton College Eton, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:8949257
education Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Sandhurst, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:6993498
1918
death He was killed, aged 26, at Cléry-sur-Somme whilst making what was reported as a gallant last stand with a small group of officers and men on 24 March 1918 during the German Offensive Clery-sur-Somme France Source:6993498 24th March 1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:6993498
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:6993498
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:6993498
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:6993498
burial Pozieres CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Panel 5 Source:8483674

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Reginald Henry Napier
Initials RHN
Last Name Settle,
Source 8642071
First Names Reginald Henry Napier
Initials RHN
Last Name Settle
Source 6993498
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Major
British Army (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars 19 Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Machine Gun Corps 21st Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
MC, DSO British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Sarah Rigg mother
Lieutenant General Sir Henry Hamilton Settle father

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Anne23518
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne23518
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Anne23518
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Anne23518
Medal Index Cards Transcription Anne23518
Medal Index Cards Transcription Anne23518
Medal Index Cards Transcription Anne23518
Britain School & University rolls 1914-1918 Transcription Anne23518
Britain School & University rolls 1914-1918 Transcription Anne23518

External Evidence

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Prisoners of the First World War Archives Anne23518
Distinguished Service Order Anne23518
Military Cross Citation Anne23518

Multimedia

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Portrait photograph of R H N Settle Charlotte33
Memorial to R H N Settle Anne23518
Lt Col Settle was the only son of Lieutenant General Sir Henry Settle and was educated at Eton and Sandhurst James201

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We remember Reginald Henry Napier Settle