Maj. Richard Archer Houblon, DSO

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Richard Archer Houblon

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Death: June 11, 1957 (72)
Kilkenny, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of George Bramston Archer-Houblon and Lady Alice Frances Lindsay
Husband of Doreen Archer Houblon, CVO
Father of Lorna Frances Archer Houblon
Brother of Henry Lindsay Archer-Houblon; John Robert Archer-Houblon; Margaret Mary Anne Archer-Houblon; John Newton Archer-Houblon; Francis Archer-Houblon and 4 others

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About Maj. Richard Archer Houblon, DSO

Major Richard Archer Houblon

  • Born on 13 October 1884.
  • Son of Colonel George Bramston Archer Houblon and Lady Alice Frances Lindsay.
  • Married Doreen Lindsay, daughter of Colonel Walter Charles Lindsay and Lady Kathleen Butler, on 12 October 1929.
  • Died on 11 June 1957 at age 72.

He was decorated with the award of the Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.).

He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Royal Horse Artillery. (subscription needed)

  • First Name: Richard Archer
  • Surname: Houblon
  • Rank: Captain
  • Gallantry Awards: Distinguished Service Order

Gazette Info: Gazette Issue 29760. D.S.O. His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to approve of the appointment to be a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order, in recognition of gallantry and devotion to duty in the field. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during operations. He was wounded when wire-cutting under heavy shell fire, but stuck to his duty till two days later, when he was again seriously wounded. He has always shown great coolness and bravery.

  • Gazette Date: 22/09/1916
  • Gazette Page: 9267
  • Service: British Army
  • Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
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Maj. Richard Archer Houblon, DSO's Timeline

October 13, 1884
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
June 11, 1957
Age 72