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brevet wife n.

WELLER, (Brevet Lt-Col) Bernard George (1881 - 1941), late RMLI

PIGOT, Robert (1882 - 1977), Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Rifle Brigade, retired

CHAPLEAU, Samuel Edmour St Onge (1839 - 1921), ex-Captain and Brevet-Major US Army

DALRYMPLE-HAMILTON, North de Coigny (1853 - 1906), Brevet Colonel (half pay)

MACKENZIE, James Dixon (1830 - 1900), JP, DL; Brevet-Major 75th Regiment, retired 1876

ST CLAIR, William Augustus Edmond (1854 - 1923), Royal Engineers; Brevet Colonel (retired)

ROUNDELL, Richard Foulis (1872 - 1940), MP (U) Skipton Division of Yorks, Dec. 1918 to Oct. 1924; Brevet Colonel late commanding 3rd Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers

Manners, Francis Henry (1897 - 1972), late Captain Grenadier Guards; Brevet Colonel late 5/7 Battalion Hampshire Regiment, TF

FESTING, Arthur Hoskyns- (1870 - 1915), Colonial Civil Service and Captain and Brevet-Major Royal Irish Rifles (retired)

Pelham, Jocelyn Brudenell (1871 - 1926), DL, JP Sussex; Public Works Loan Commissioner; late Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel Royal Sussex Regiment

PETERKIN, (Brevet Col) Charles Duncan (1887 - 1962), Advocate in Aberdeen from 1914, now retired; Treasurer Society of Advocates in Aberdeen, 1949–51; President 1952–54

Lopes, Massey Henry Edgcumbe (1903 - 1992), JP; Brevet Major Reserve of Officers Royal Scots Greys; Lord-Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of Devon, 1958–78

PARKER, Francis Maitland Wyborn (1876 - 1915), Brevet-Majority, 1902; West Australian Mounted Infantry; Embarkation Staff Officer, Staff of the Base, Cape Town, South Africa, 1901–02


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Brǝˈvet; ˈbrevit


a former type of military commission conferred especially for outstanding service by which an officer was promoted to a higher rank without the corresponding pay: a brevet lieutenant.


Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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