Richard Hebden O'Grady Haly
|Richard O'Grady Haly|
Richard O'Grady Haly
|Born||22 February 1841
|Died||8 July 1911
|Allegiance|| United Kingdom
|Commands held||General Officer Commanding the Militia of Canada|
Second Boer War
World War I
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
|Relations||William O'Grady Haly (father)|
He commanded the 1st Battalion the Suffolk Regiment in India and went on to be Assistant Adjutant-General in Belfast in 1891. He was appointed General Officer Commanding the Militia of Canada in 1900.
He also was a surveyor and when he was Lieutenant-Colonel, he invented a compass clinometer system which was built by Elliott Bros. Pictures of the compass can be seen in the online compass museum COMPASSIPEDIA.
In 1865 he married Geraldine Mary Gostling and they went on to have four daughters.
Sir Edward Hutton
|General Officer Commanding the Militia of Canada
The Earl of Dundonald
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