91203 Lt. Col. Henry Breedon EVERARD D.S.O. M.I.D. Sherwood Foresters (Notts. & Derby Regt.)

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    91203 Lt. Col. Henry Breedon EVERARD D.S.O. 2/5th The Sherwood Foresters (Notts. & Derby Regiment)
    21st February 1897 Barnet, Herfordshire - 8th August 1980 Bulawayo, Zimbabwe aged 83
    Educated Marlborough College and Cambridge University
    Temp. 2nd Lt. The Rifle Brigade 26.4.1915
    Temp. Lt. 30.10.1915
    Acting Capt.while holding an appt. on the permanant estab. Training Reserve Bn. 28.7.1917
    Served in WW1 in France and Flanders (Wounded)

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    Birmingham Daily Post 2nd October 1916
    Temp. Capt. 15.12.1918
    Relinquished his commission 1.9.1921
    Employed as a railway engineer 1922-1939
    Capt., Major, Temp. Lt.Col. The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regt.
    Served with B.E.F. 1940 P.o.W. 1940-1945 (D.S.O. (No citation) & M.I.D. 21.2.1946)

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    Derby Evening Telegraph 13th June 1940
    WO 417/1
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    Derby Evening Telegraph 7th March 1946
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    Executive British Railways
    Awarded the T.D. (L.G.21.4.1950)
    Ceased to belong to T.A. Reserve of Officers 17.1.1953
    Moved to Bulawayo, South Rhodesia 1953
    Gen. Manager Rhodesia Railways 1953-58
    Order of St. John (L.G.7.1.1955)
    C St. J. 29.6.1956
    Retired 1958
    Acting President of Rhodesia 31.12.1975- 14.1.1976, 31.8.1978-1.11.1978 and 5.3.1978-1.6.1979
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