Richard Hebden O'Grady Haly
|Sir Richard O'Grady Haly|
Richard O'Grady Haly
22 February 1841|
|Died||8 July 1911
|Years of service||1858–c.1902|
|Commands held||General Officer Commanding the Militia of Canada
1st Battalion Suffolk Regiment
Second Boer War
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Distinguished Service Order
Mentioned in Despatches
|Relations||General Sir 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 a lieutenant colonel, and 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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