Lt. the Honorable Conway Stratford George Canning of the 60th Rifles/Kings Royal Rifle Corps.

Canning was born on 15 December, 1854 the son of Charles Henry Spencer George Canning and Cecilia Susannah Ruggles-Brise. His paternal
grandfather was George Canning, 1st Baron Garvagh.

Canning participated in the Gordon Relief Expedition of 1884/5 in the Sudan earning the Egypt Medal with the clasps "
El Teb" and "Tamaai" and
the Khedive's Star
. Later he again saw active service in India during the Hazara Campaign of 1891, the Isazai Expedition of 1892 and was awarded
the 1854 India General Service Medal with the clasps "
Samana 1891" and "Hazara 1891". Recalled to active duty during the Anglo-Boer War and
qualified for the Queen's South Africa Medal with the clasps "
Cape Colony" and "South Africa 1902".

Lieutenant: 20 November 1875
Captain: 31 January 1885. (antedated to 26 November 1884).
Retired: 28 December 1894.
Captain, Reserve of Officers, Royal Rifles Reserve Regiment:
24 April 1900.
Major,
Reserve of Officers: 18 October 1902.
Honorary Major, 5th Battalion, KRRC: 4 November 1902

Canning never married
. He died on 19 February 1926 and was interred at St. Albans.


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