Robert Francis Peel
Peel was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Coldstream Guards on 2 February 1898, and promoted to lieutenant on 1 April 1899. He served with the 1st battalion of the regiment in South Africa during the Second Boer War, and returned with most of his regiment in July 1902, following the end of the war. He retired from the army in 1909. He then became Conservative Member of Parliament for Woodbridge, Suffolk from 1910 to 1920. He resigned his seat in 1920 to become Governor and Commander-in-Chief of St Helena, until his death.
- "PEEL, Col Robert Francis". Who Was Who. A & C Black. 1920–2008. Retrieved 8 February 2009.
- Hart´s Army list, 1903
- "The Army in South Africa - Troops returning Home". The Times (36812). London. 5 July 1902. p. 8.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Robert Francis Peel
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