Lt. Charles Frederick Lennock 1st Battalion, the Suffolk Regiment.

Charles Frederick Lennock was probably born around 1861 in Kent although his parentage is uncertain at this time.

Commissioned a Lieutenant in the 1st Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment on 5 December, 1883.
Promoted Captain: 1, April 1892.
Adjutant to the 4th (Cambridge) Battalion: 7 March, 1895.
Promoted Major:
March, 1902
Retired on retired pay: 7 December, 1909
Temporary Major (Somerset Light Infantry): 27 July, 1916

He served with the 1st Battalion during the Hazara Expedition of 1888 earning the 1854 India General Service Medal
with the "Hazara 1889" Clasp. For service during the Anglo-Boer War Lennock would qualify for the Queen's South
Africa Medal with the clasps "Cape Colony", "Orange Free State", "Transvaal" "South Africa 1901" and "South
Africa 1902".  Lennock returned home from service in South Africa on board the
S. S. Canada in September, 1902.

Serving with the Reserve of Officers during World War One Lennock was appointed Temporary Major with the
Somserset Light Infantry. Serving in France he qualified for the 1914-15 Star and the British War and Victory
Medals.

Lennock seems to have married Elizabeth Goldie Leigh (d. 1927) around 1902 in Kent and had at least one child,
Kathleen who married in 1926.

Major Charles Frederick Lennock seems to have passed away in Colchester in 1942 at age 80. That same year a
Major C. F. Lennock is shown as living 11 Honywood Road, Colchester.

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