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Lt. Gen. Ormelie Campbell Hannay

 
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:46 pm    Post subject: Lt. Gen. Ormelie Campbell Hannay Reply with quote

Memorial within the Holy Trinity Scottish Episcopal Church, Stirling

Albert Place, Stirling, FK8 2RG

http://www.holytrinitystirling.org/memorialindex.htm

My thanks to Rev. Canon Dr. Alison M. Peden for allowing access to this beautiful church.

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Of your charity remember Ormelie Campbell Hannay, born December 23rd 1848,
Who gave his life for his Queen and Country, and was killed in action at Paardeberg
South Africa February 18th 1900, when gallantly leading his Brigade of Mounted Infantry.
He served for 32 years in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and Commanded the 1st Batt. From 1893 1899
Grant to him. O God, all that he needs for his eternal happiness in Thy Blessed Love and Servive
And to us true repentance and grace to follow his good example through Jesus Christ Our Lord.
This Memorial is a token of deepest love from his wife Augusta, and his son Robert Ormelie Fraser.







Also listed: All Saints Church (Church of England), Church Road, Steep, Hampshire.

UKNIWM No: 40376

http://www.thepeerage.com/p2235.htm

Lt. Gen. Ormelie Campbell Hannay was born on 23 December 1848. He was the son of Colonel Simon Fraser Hannay and Mary FlorenceCampbell. He married Augusta Eleanor Murray, daughter of Robert Hay Murray and Elizabeth Gregson, on 20 April 1881. He died on 18 February 1900 at age 51 at Paardeburg, South Africa, killed in action.
He was Colonel of the 1st Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders between 1893 and 1899. He lived at Coldhayes, Liss, Hampshire, England. He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in the service of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. He fought in the Battle of Paardeberg in 1900. He fought in the Boer War. He was commander of the Mounted Infantry.
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