The Scotsman 28 October 1914

Report in The Scotsman 28 October 1914 regarding the death of Thomas Henry Rivers Bulkeley

“SCOTS GUARDS OFFICER KILLED: Captain Thomas Henry Rivers Bulkeley, C.M.G., M.V.O., Scots Guards (killed), was a son of Lieutenant-Colonel Bulkeley, C.B. Educated at Eton, he joined the Oxford Militia in 1894, and was promoted captain three years later. Joining the Scots Guards in 1899, he became captain in 1904, and saw service in South Africa, for which he had the Queen’s medal and six clasps, and the King’s medal and two clasps. He was wounded at Belmont, and three times mentioned in dispatches. In 1904-05 he acted as A.D.C. to Lord Curzon, Viveroy of India; from 1905 to 1907 was Comptroller of the Household, and A.D.C. to Lord Minto, Viceroy of India; equerry to the Duke of Connaught, and Comptroller to His Royal Highness’s Household in Canada since 1911. He was also A.D.C. to the Duke of Connaught, Inspector-General of the Forces in 1907, and when Commanding-in-Chief and High Commissioner in the Mediterranean from 1907 to 1909. Captain Bulkeley was born in 1876, and last year married Evelyn Pelly, daughter of Lady Lilian Yorke and the late Sir Henry Pelly.”

The Scotsman 28 October 1914

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