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Frederick Augustus Le Mesurier

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Frederick Augustus Le Mesurier (1839-1926), Colonel, Royal Engineers

1839 Born in Newbury

1859 Joined the Army; Lieutenant in a Cadet company

1866 Married Louisa A Browne in Dover[1]

1867 Captain Frederick A. Le Mesurier[2]

1871 Frederick A L Mesurier 32, lived in Gillingham, Kent, with Louisa Mesurier 35, Eugene Mesurier 4, Sydney Mesurier 1[3]

1877 Promoted to Major

1881 Served in South Africa, C. R. E. commanding Pretoria Rifles

1883 Lieut-Colonel Royal Engineers

1886 Colonel in the Army

1887 Lieut.-Colonel F. A. Le Mesurier R.E. of Cork, Ireland. Member of Institution of Electrical Engineers

1889 Substantive colonel in the Army

1901 Frederick A Le Mesurier 62, retired colonel, Royal Engineers, barrister at law, lived in Oxford, with Louisa A Mesurier 66, Lisa S Mesurier 29[4]

1911 Frederick Le Mesurier 72, retired colonel, Royal Engineers, lived in St Clement, Oxford, with Louisa Le Mesurier 76, Lisa Le Mesurier 39[5]

1926 Died in Oxford[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. List of Army officers in Thom's Official Directory of the United Kingdom, 1874
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1901 census
  5. 1911 census
  6. National Probate calendar
  • Electrical engineer lists
  • Canada, British Regimental Registers of Service