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Arthur Basil Carey
Ee27

b. 3 Mar 1872 - d. 1961

son of William Carey
& Julia Hewett

Married: 24 Aug 1901

Eva Mary Bradley

b. 23 Nov 1911 - d. 25 Mar 1989

daughter of Edwin Sylvester Bradley and Mary Louisa Lister

Issue:

Basil (Ee43)
Barbara (Ee44)
John Arthur (Ee45)
Jessamy Lucinda (Ee46)
Mary Elizabeth (Ee47)
Christopher (Ee48)
Amy Christine (Ee49)

 

Educated at Sherborne School;
Royal Military Academy, Woolwich;
gazetted to the Royal Engineers as 2nd Lieutenant, 1891;
Lieutenant 1894;
Captain 1902;
Major 1911;
temporary Lieut-Colonel 1914;
Brevet Lieut-Colonel 1916;
temporary Colonel 1919, and substantive, with ante-date from 3 June 1920;
retired with rank of Brigidier-General 1927;
founded the firm of Carey & Carey, Import and Export Merchants, Mexico City.


circa 1900's

Provided by Mary Janeway
http://www.maryjaneway.com/carey/

Served in South Africa, India and Canada and during the Great War 1914 / 18 in the Balkan Theatre, Gallipoli, and Egypt 1915-16, taking a leading part in the evacuation of Gallipoli;
on Western Front 1916-17, C.R.E. Naval Division, 5th Australian Division and 47th (London) Division;
Chief Engineer VIII Corps, No. 1 Area;
C.R.E. Forth District 1919;
Director of Military and Public Works, Mesopotamia, 1920;
Chief Engineer, Scottish Command 1923.
Mentioned in despatches seven times;
letter of appreciation from Admiralty on relinquishing appointment of C.R.E. Naval Division.
Awarded C.M.G. 1915; D.S.O. 1917.