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Blackader, Charles Guinand

Date of birth:
September 20th, 1869 (Richmond/Surrey, United Kingdom)
Date of death:
April 2nd, 1921 (Millbank/City of Westminster, London, United Kingdom)
Buried on:
Putney Vale Cemetery
Plot: K. Grave: 200.
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

His medals were purchased by the Leicestershire Regiment at auction in November 2014.

Promotions:
July 22, 1890: Lieutenant
March 3, 1896: Captain
November 18, 1904: Major
?: Lieutenant Colonel
?: Colonel
1915: Brigadier General
January 1, 1918: Major General

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Unit:
1st Battalion, West African Frontier Force, British Army
Awarded on:
May 23rd, 1899
For merit in Lagos, Nigeria.
Mentioned in Dispatches
Period:
Second Boer War (1899-1902)
Rank:
Captain
Unit:
The Leicestershire Regiment
Awarded on:
February 8th, 1901
Mentioned in Dispatches
Period:
Second Boer War (1899-1902)
Rank:
Captain
Unit:
The Leicestershire Regiment
Awarded on:
September 10th, 1901
Mentioned in Dispatches
Period:
Second Boer War (1899-1902)
Rank:
Captain
Unit:
The Leicestershire Regiment
Awarded on:
September 27th, 1901
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Brigadier
Unit:
Headquarters, Garhwal Brigade, 7th (Meerut) Division, British Indian Army
Awarded on:
August 7th, 1915
Mentioned in Dispatches
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Brigadier
Unit:
Headquarters, Garhwal Brigade, 7th (Meerut) Division, British Indian Army
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1916
Mentioned in Dispatches
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Major-General
Unit:
Headquarters, 38th (Welsh) Division, British Army
Awarded on:
January 2nd, 1917

Submitted by General Haig on 13th November, 1916.
Mentioned in Dispatches
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Major-General
Unit:
Headquarters, 38th (Welsh) Division, British Army
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1918
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Major-General
Unit:
Headquarters, 38th (Welsh) Division, British Army
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1918
Commandeur in de Leopoldsorde / Commandeur de l'Ordre de Léopold
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Major-General
Unit:
Headquarters, 38th (Welsh) Division, British Army
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1918
Croix de Guerre 1914–1918
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Major-General
Unit:
Headquarters, 38th (Welsh) Division, British Army
Awarded on:
October 10th, 1918
Croix de Guerre (1914-1918)
Period:
Second Boer War (1899-1902)
Rank:
Captain
Unit:
The Leicestershire Regiment
Period:
Second Boer War (1899-1902)
Rank:
Captain
Unit:
The Leicestershire Regiment
King George V Coronation Medal
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Major-General
1914 Star
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Major-General
Victory Medal 1914-1918
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)

LG date unknown
Mentioned in Dispatches

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