Sir Henry Earle

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Sir Henry Earle

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Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Henry Earle was born at Brook Farm, Lancashire, England, August 15, 1854, the eldest son of the second Baronet of Allerton Tower and Emily Fletcher. He was educated at Eton; Trinity College, Oxford; and received an Honours M.A. from Cambridge. He joined the British Military, 3rd Battalion, in 1869, and was made a companion of the Distinguished Service Order in 1887. Earle served in the Jowaki Campaign, 1877; the Afgan War, 1878-1880; the Egyptian War, 1882; the Burmese Expedition, 1886-1887; the Ruby Mine Column, 1886; the Mainloung Expedition; and with the Yorkshire L.I. in the Frontier Campaign in Tirah, where he became severely wounded, 1899-1900. In 1900 he succeeded his father and became the 3rd Baronet of Allerton Tower. He continued to serve in the army from 1914 to 1916. In 1891 he married Evelyn Grace Boileau. He died July 16, 1939. (taken from "Who Was Who, 1929-1940". London: Adam and Charles Black, 1941.)


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