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Timeline

Timeline

1860
sibling Lieutenant Colonel Reginald Edward Traherne Bray Source:8487188 1860
1865
sibling Charlotte Augusta Schofield Bray Source:8487188 1865
1867
sibling Colonel Hubert Alaric Bray Source:8487188 1867
1869
sibling Malcolm Bray Mrcvs Source:8487188 1869
1871
sibling Winifred Alice Crosse Bray Source:8487188 5th December 1871
1872
birth Poona India Source:8487188 7th December 1872
1874
sibling Elfrida Bray Source:8487188 1874
1881
location Merton Road, Portsea, Hampshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8487188 1881
1886
education United Services College Westward Ho, Bideford, Devon United Kingdom Source:8487189 February 1886 - March 1890
1891
location Blenheim Road, Teddington, Surrey United Kingdom school/college address Source:8487189 1891
1894
enlistment Source:8487290 December 1894
1894
commission Regular Source:8487290 December 1894
1894
service British Army Second Lieutenant Duke of Wellington's Own (West Riding) Regiment 1st Battalion (Militia) Source:8487239 December 1894 - 15th September 1897
1897
service British Army Lieutenant Duke of Wellington's Own (West Riding) Regiment 1st Battalion Source:8487240 15th September 1897 - 28th October 1899
1899
service Other Empire Force Lieutenant Chinese Regiment Source:8487240 28th October 1899
1900
awards China War Medal Other War Service Award Source:8487288 1900
1901
service British Army Captain Duke of Wellington's Own (West Riding) Regiment 1st Battalion Source:8487241 22nd March 1901
1903
appointments Adjutant, 1st Bn D of W West Riding Regiment Source:8487245 20th January 1903 - 9th March 1906
1906
service Indian Army Captain Indian Volunteers Source:8487247 14th June 1906 - 14th April 1910
1906
appointments Adjutant, Indian Volunteers Source:8487247 14th June 1906 - 14th April 1910
1907
marriage Ruth Ellinor Bray nee Boye Source:8487222 1907
1908
children General Sir Robert Napier Hubert Campbell Bray GBE KCB DSO and bar Source:8487190 14th June 1908
1910
service British Army Captain Duke of Wellington's Own (West Riding) Regiment 1st Battalion Source:8487248 14th April 1910 - 6th April 1911
1911
service British Army Major Duke of Wellington's Own (West Riding) Regiment 1st Battalion Source:8487251 6th April 1911 - 29th September 1913
1911
location Ambala India military residence address Source:8487190 1911
1913
appointments Commandant, Shanghai Volunteer Corps Source:8487253 29th September 1913 - 1915
1913
service Other Empire Force Lieutenant Colonel Shanghai Volunteer Corps Source:8487253 29th September 1913 - 1915
1915
appointments Battalion Commander, 2nd Bn D of W West Riding Reg Source:8487254 2nd June 1915 - 6th December 1916
1915
service British Army Acting Lieutenant Colonel Duke of Wellington's Own (West Riding) Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8487254 2nd June 1915 - 6th February 1916
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8487288 1st January 1916
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8487288 15th June 1916
1916
appointments Brigade Commander, 87th Infantry Brigade Source:8487259 7th December 1916 - April 1917
1916
service British Army Temporary Brigadier General General Staff 87th Infantry Brigade Source:8487290 7th December 1916 - April 1917
1917
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:8487257 1st January 1917
1917
service British Army General Staff 171st Infantry Brigade Source:8487290 April 1917 - September 1917
1917
appointments Brigade Commander, 171st Infantry Brigade Source:8487290 April 1917 - January 1918
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8487288 15th May 1917
1917
service British Army Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Duke of Wellington's Own (West Riding) Regiment Source:8487261 3rd June 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8487288 4th June 1917
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8487288 11th December 1917
1918
service British Army Temporary Brigadier General General Staff 189th Infantry Brigade Source:8487290 January 1918 - March 1918
1918
appointments Brigade Commander, 189th Infantry Brigade Source:8487290 January 1918 - March 1918
1918
hospitalisation Gassed Hospital/Institution Source:8487290 13th March 1918
1918
appointments Brigade Commander, 48th Infantry Brigade Source:8487290 June 1918 - May 1919
1918
service British Army Temporary Brigadier General General Staff 48th Infantry Brigade Source:8487290 June 1918 - May 1919
1919
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8487288 5th July 1919
1921
death Source:5178533 23rd October 1921

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert Napier
Initials RN
Last Name Bray,
Source 8487271
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Ambala India military residence address known 1911
Blenheim Road, Teddington, Surrey United Kingdom school/college address known 1891
Merton Road, Portsea, Hampshire United Kingdom parents address known 1881
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own (West Riding) Regiment 1st Battalion (Militia) Second Lieutenant
Other Empire Force Chinese Regiment Lieutenant
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own (West Riding) Regiment 1st Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own (West Riding) Regiment 1st Battalion Captain
Indian Army Indian Volunteers Captain
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own (West Riding) Regiment 1st Battalion Captain
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own (West Riding) Regiment 1st Battalion Major
Other Empire Force Shanghai Volunteer Corps Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own (West Riding) Regiment 2nd Battalion Acting Lieutenant Colonel
British Army General Staff 87th Infantry Brigade Temporary Brigadier General
British Army Duke of Wellington's Own (West Riding) Regiment Brevet Lieutenant Colonel
British Army General Staff 171st Infantry Brigade
British Army General Staff 189th Infantry Brigade Temporary Brigadier General
British Army General Staff 48th Infantry Brigade Temporary Brigadier General
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
CMG DSO British Award/Decoration
China War Medal Other War Service Award
Distinguished Service Order (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
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
General Sir Robert Napier Hubert Campbell Bray GBE KCB DSO and bar son 14th June 1908
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charlotte Frances Bray nee Pope mother
Major General George Frederick Campbell Bray father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lieutenant Colonel Reginald Edward Traherne Bray brother 1860
Charlotte Augusta Schofield nee Bray sister 1865
Colonel Hubert Alaric Bray CB CMG brother 1867
Malcolm Bray MRCVS brother 1869
Winifred Alice Crosse nee Bray sister 5th December 1871
Elfrida Bray sister 1874
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ruth Ellinor Bray nee Boye wife 1907

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1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1897) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Secondment (1899) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1901) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1903) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1906) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1906) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1910) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1911) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1914) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1916) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1916) M2740
Edinburgh Gazette Entry - Award of DSO (1917) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1917) M2740
Edinburgh Gazette Entry - Promotion (1917) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1919) M2740
Edinburgh Gazette Entry - Award of CMG (1919) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1919) M2740
Quarterly Army List for the Quarter Ending 31st December, 1919 M2740
Bloody Red Tabs: General Officer Casualties of the Great War 1914-1918 M2740
War Memorial - Brig Gen R N Bray Bryan5462

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