Lt.-Col. Sir John Milbanke, 10th Baronet

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Lieutenant Colonel Sir John Peniston Milbanke, 10th Baronet, VC

Birthdate:
Birthplace: St. George Hanover Square RD, London, Middlesex, England UK
Death: August 21, 1915 (42)
Dardanelles, Turkey (Killed in Action)
Place of Burial: Çanakkale, Turkey
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Peniston Milbanke, 9th Baronet and Elizabeth Margaret Milbanke
Husband of Amelia Mahon (Crichton)
Father of Sir John Charles Peniston Milbanke, 11th Baronet and Sir Ralph Mark Milbanke, 12th Baronet
Brother of Mark Richard Milbanke

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Lt.-Col. Sir John Milbanke, 10th Baronet

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Date of Death: 21/08/1915
  • Age: 42
  • Regiment/Service: Nottinghamshire Yeomanry (Sherwood Rangers)
  • Awards: V C Panel Reference: Panel 16.
  • Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL
  • Additional Information: 10th Bart. Son of the late Sir Peniston Milbanke, D.L., J.P. and Elizabeth Milbanke; husband of Leila Milbanke, of 19, Manchester Square, London. Served with the 10th Hussars in the South African War.

Citation: An extract taken from the "London Gazette," dated 6th July, 1900, records the following:- "On the 5th January 1900, during a reconnaissance near Colesberg, (S. Africa), Sir John Milbanke, when retiring under fire with a small patrol of the 10th Hussars, notwithstanding the fact that he had just been severely wounded in the thigh, rode back to the assistance of one of the men whose pony was exhausted, and who was under fire from the Boers who had dismounted. Sir John Milbanke took the man up on his own horse under a most galling fire and brought him safely back to camp."

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Lt.-Col. Sir John Milbanke, 10th Baronet's Timeline

1872
October 9, 1872
London, Middlesex, England UK
1902
January 9, 1902
Ireland
1907
April 11, 1907
Sussex, Ehgland
1915
August 21, 1915
Age 42
Turkey
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Çanakkale, Turkey