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GARLAND, Charles (Dick).  Dick was born in Canada and educated at Brighton Grammer School in Victoria, Australia as his father Richard was General Manager of Dunlop Pty Ltd in Melbourne, Australia.  Dick and his brother Ewart were living in London at the outbreak of the war and Dick enlisted in King Edward's Horse in April 1915.   He saw service with the KEH during the Easter uprising in Ireland and wrote a letter that was published in 'The Age' newspaper in Victoria on 1st July 1916 which caused a stir as to the scale of civilian losses during the uprising and the plight of the Irish people. Ewart trained to be a pilot with the Royal Flying Corps in July 1916.  Photograph of Dick Garland in India in 19430 courtesy of the State Library of Queensland http://blogs.slq.qld.gov.au/ww1/2016/03/28/charles-garland-easter-rising-1916/.

GREENWOOD, Hamar Sir. Captain in King's Colonials circa 1907 which he helped to raise in 1902.  Canadian born (7 February 1870 – 10 September 1948) and educated lawyer who was the Member for York and then Sunderland.  He raised the 10th Battalion South Wales Borderers in the Great War.  He served as the last Chief Secretary for Ireland.  He became 1st Viscount Greenwood for services in Ireland.  

GROSVENOR, G. Honourable Major. Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Transvaal, Cape Colony (Lieut: Hon. G. Grosvenor, Rifle Bde.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps (Lt. Hon. G. Grosvenor. Rifle Bde.); 1914-15 Star (Lieut. Hon. G. Grosvenor. K. Edw. H.); British War and Victory Medals (Major Hon. G. Grosvenor).  The Honourable Gilbert Grosvenor was born on 22 August 1881, the second son of the 1st Baron Stalbridge and his wife Eleanor, and the grandson of the 2nd Marquess of Westminster. He was educated at Eton, and was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the Rifle Brigade, serving with them in South Africa during the Boer War. He transferred to The King's Colonials in 1908, and served with the King Edward’s Horse during the Great War, before transferring in 1916 to the Nottingham Yeomanry (Sherwood Rangers) with the rank of Major.  Grosvenor married Miss Effie Cree, the daughter of the Reverend Edward Cree, on 4 July 1913. He died without issue on 15 June 1939.  (Medal Photograph courtesy of Dixon Noonan Webb auctioneers, 2016, UK).