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Rodolphus de Salis

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Name  Rodolphus Salis


General Rodolph de Salis, (St. George, Dublin 9 May 1811; 27 Ashley Place, Westminster, 13 March 1880, buried Harlington, Middlesex), CB, OBE (1861), Légion d’honneur, and Order of Medjidie; of Dawley/Harlington, Middlesex; Dunleer, co. Louth; and Brackagh, Co. Armagh; Colonel of the 8th Hussars.

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Second son of Jerome, 4th Count de Salis-Soglio, he was educated at Eton College, Heidleberg University and Oriel College, Oxford.

Career

Cornet, 17 December 1830; Lieutenant, 28 June 1833; Captain, 13 July 1838; Major, 19 February 1847; Brevet Lt. Colonel, 28 November 1854; Lt. Colonel, 2 October 1856; Colonel, 20 March 1858.

He fought at Alma, Inkerman, Balaclava, Tchernaya, Kertch, Sebastopol, Central India (& Rajpootana), Kotah ki Serai, Sindwaho, Delhi, Koondrye, Chundaree, Gwalior, and Boordah.

Marriage

He married in Paris, 8.11.1875, Augusta Letitia Robinson, of 10 Marble Arch, London, (Manchester, 1839- Westminster, 21 or 24.2.1929), (widow of General Adolfus Derville, (1801-1874), Indian Army. She died leaving effects worth £86,728.

References

Rodolphus de Salis Wikipedia


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