Major Thomas Esme Baring, OBE

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Major Thomas Esme Baring, OBE

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Death: Died
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Son of Major Francis Charles Baring and Isabella Augusta Brougham
Husband of Deirdre Mary Hughes Baring
Father of Maurice Bingham Baring and Major Hugo Charles Baring, MBE, MC
Brother of Major Dudley William Baring; Violet Nina D'Arcy and Lieutenant Arthur Francis Charles Baring

Occupation: Army Officer
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About Major Thomas Esme Baring, OBE


Major Thomas Esmé Baring was born on 7 May 1882. He was the son of Major Francis Charles Baring and Isabella Augusta Schuster. He married Deirdre Mary Hughes Martin, daughter of Hughes Martin, on 2 October 1913. He died on 9 December 1957 at age 75.

He gained the rank of Major in the service of the Rifle Brigade. He fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches. He was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.)

Children of Major Thomas Esmé Baring and Deirdre Mary Hughes Martin

  1. Maurice Bingham Baring+ b. 24 Jul 1916, d. 6 Feb 2001
  2. Major Hugo Charles Baring+ b. 16 Apr 1919, d. 18 Jun 2012

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Gazetted Awards and Mentions in Despatches

  • First Name: Thomas Esme
  • Initials: T
  • Surname: Baring
  • Nationality: British
  • Rank: Major
  • Rank (2nd): Acting Lieutenant Colonel
  • Gallantry Awards: OBE
  • Gazette Info: 664
  • Gazette Date: 14/01/1920
  • Duty Location: RUS
  • Service: British Army
  • Regiment: Rifle Brigade
  • Service: BA

Regimental records of officers' services 1775-1914

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  • First name(s) T E
  • Last name Baring
  • Birth year -
  • Regiment Rifle Brigade
  • Service years 1901
  • Series description WO 76 - Regimental records of officers' services 1775-1914
  • Title Winchester Record Office
  • Piece scope Rifle Brigade (3rd Battalion). Part 2 includes a nominal roll of officers who served in France and Italy, 5 August 1914 to 30 November 1918: records of officers' service. (Described at item level)
  • Date of piece 1876 - 1910
  • Piece number 280
  • Item date 1901
  • Item scope Name: T E Baring. Regiment: Rifle Brigade. Date of Service: 1901.
  • Archive The National Archives
  • Record set British Army Service Records

Britain School & University rolls 1914-1918

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  • First name(s) T E
  • Last name Baring
  • School / university name Eton College
  • Narrative 1900 Baring, T. E., OBE, Major Rifle Brigade, attached M.G.C., Tank Corps, and Staff, mentioned in despatches. France, Siberia
  • Notes Left Eton College in 1900
  • Source List of Etonians who fought in the Great War 1914-1919
  • Roll Record of Service
  • Country England
  • Record set Britain School & University Memorial Rolls 1914-1918
  • Category Military, armed forces & conflict
  • Subcategory First World War
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Major Thomas Esme Baring, OBE's Timeline

1882
May 7, 1882
1916
July 24, 1916
Age 34
1919
April 16, 1919
Age 36
1957
December 9, 1957
Age 75