Major Dudley Roger Hugh Pelham DSO
Born: 5th July 1872, Berkshire
Died: 13th September 1953, aged 81
Stepfather: John Maunsell Richardson
Brother: Victor Ralph Pelham
Brother: Henry Cornwallis Pelham
2nd Cousin: Rev. Charles Cary Barnard
Other Cricket: Cricket Archive
First Class: (1902) 1 match, 9 runs at 4.50, high score - 5. 0 catches.
Educated: Eton; RMC Sandhurst
Lived: Utterby House
Military Service :
Pelham was commissioned into 10th Hussars in 1894 and served in the Boer War and WW1. In November 1915 he was appointed Commanding Officer of the newly formed 1st Composite Australian Light Horse Regiment.
His DSO was awarded in the 1916 Birthday Honours and hence there is no citation.
He was Mentioned in Despatches during the same year. London Gazette, 21 June 1916
Biography: High Sheriff of Lincolnshire, 1938
Who's Who: PELHAM, Major Hon. Dudley Roger Hugh
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