Reginald Pole-Carew (British Army officer)
|Sir Reginald Pole-Carew|
Lieutenant-General Sir Reginald Pole-Carew
|Born||1 May 1849|
|Died||19 September 1924|
|Commands held||8th Division|
|Battles/wars||Second Anglo-Afghan War
Second Boer War
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
Pole-Carew was commissioned into the Coldstream Guards in 1869. He served as a staff officer with Lord Roberts in the Second Anglo-Afghan War in 1878 and again served with him during the Second Boer War 1899-1902. He was promoted to the substantive rank of colonel on 27 November 1899, and at the same time appointed in command of the 9th Brigade with the local rank of major-general. As such he was in command of the brigade during the Battle of Modder River on 28 November 1899. In February 1900 he was appointed in command of the Guards Brigade, shortly before the Relief of Kimberley. He later commanded the 11th Division of the South Africa Field Force, before becoming General Officer Commanding 8th Division in Southern Ireland in 1903.
- KCB: Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath - 29 November 1900 - in recognition of services in connection with the Campaign in South Africa 1899-1900 (Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) in 1887)
- CVO: Commander of the Royal Victorian Order - 8 March 1901
- The London Gazette: . 11 May 1869. Retrieved 14 October 2011.
- The London Gazette: . 23 January 1900.
- "Latest intelligence - The War, Western frontier" The Times (London). Wednesday, 14 February 1900. (36065), p. 5.
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- The London Gazette: . 21 November 1911.
- The Peerage.com
- The London Gazette: . 19 April 1901.
- The London Gazette: . 8 March 1901.
|General Officer Commanding the 8th Division
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Bodmin
December 1910 – 1916