3304 Guy Elland Carne RASCH, CVO, DSO, MiD* CdeG, DL, Grenadier Guards

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    Personal Number: 3304
    Rank: Brigadier
    Name: Guy Elland Carne Rasch, CVO, DSO, MiD* CdeG, DL,
    Unit: Grenadier Guards


    London Gazette : 24 March 1915
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29111/supplement/2940/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following appointments to the Distinguished Service Order in recognition of the meritorious services of the undermentioned Officers during the war:—
    To be Companions of the Distinguished Service Order.
    Grenadier Guards.
    Captain Guy Elland Carne Rasch.

    London Gazette : 25 November 1904
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/27738/page/7945/data.pdf
    The surname of Second Lieutenant G. E. C. Rasch is as now described, and not as stated in the London Gazette dated 4th November, 1904.

    London Gazette : 27 October 1916
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29804/page/10422/data.pdf
    FOOT GUARDS.
    G. Gds.—
    The undermentioned supern. Capts. are restd. to the estabt.: —
    G. E. C. Rasch, D.S.9. 16th Aug. 1916.

    London Gazette : 10 November 1917
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30375/supplement/11639/data.pdf
    FOOT GUARDS.
    G. Gds.—
    Capt. (temp. Maj.) G. E. C. Rasch, D.,S.O., to be actg. Lt.-Col. whilst comdg. Bn. 7th Oct. 1917. [2nd Bn Grenadier Guards]

    London Gazette : 8 July 1932
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33844/supplement/4468/data.pdf
    FOOT GUARDS.
    Gren. G'ds.—Col. G. E. C. Rasch, D.S.O., h.p., to be Offr. Comdg., the Regt. and Regtl. Dist. 1st July 1932.

    London Gazette : 29 April 1936
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34279/supplement/2789/data.pdf
    CEREMONIALS OBSERVED AT THE FUNERAL AND LYING IN STATE OF HIS LATE MAJESTY KING GEORGE THE FIFTH OF BLESSED MEMORY
    The King's Company Colour of the.Grenadier Guards was handed to The King by Colonel G. E. C. Rasch, D.S.O., and placed on the coffin by His Majesty.

    London Gazette : 23 June 1936
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34296/supplement/4001/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased, on the occasion of His Majesty's Birthday, to make the following promotions and appoint- ments in the Royal Victorian Order: —
    To be Commanders.
    Admiral Philip Nelson-Ward, M.V.O.
    Colonel Guy Elland Carne Rasch, D.S.O., Grenadier Guards.

    London Gazette : 2 July 1937
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34414/page/4249/data.pdf
    REGULAR ARMY.
    Col. G. E. C. Rasch, C.V.O., D.S.O., on ceasing to be empld. is placed on the h.p. list, 1st July 1937.

    London Gazette : 10 November 1937
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34453/supplement/7036/data.pdf
    CEREMONIAL OF THE CORONATION OF THEIR MAJESTIES
    The Field Officer in Brigade
    Waiting:
    Colonel G. E. C. Rasch, C.V .O., D.S.O., Grenadier Guards.

    London Gazette : 1 February 1938
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34478/page/663/data.pdf
    REGULAR ARMY.
    Col. G. E. C. Rasch, C.V.O., D.S.O., h.p., retires on ret. pay. ist Feb. 1938

    London Gazette : 6 December 1938
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34577/page/7687/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to appoint Colonel Guy Elland Carne Rasch, C.V.O., D.S.O., to be a Gentleman Usher to His Majesty in the room of Major the Hon . John Spencer Coke, resigned.
    The above appointments to date from the 1st December, 1938.

    London Gazette : 29 September 1944
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36721/supplement/4476/data.pdf
    REGULAR ARMY RESERVE OF OFFICERS. GENERAL LIST.
    Col. G. E. C. Rasch, C.V.O., D.S.O. (3304) Ret. Pay Res. of Offrs., reverts to ret. pay 30th Sept. 1944, and is granted the hon. rank of Brig.

    London Gazette : 17 November 1950
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/39069/page/5740/data.pdf
    The names of those who were nominated for .Sheriffs in the King's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice on the thirteenth day of November (the morrow of Saint Martin falling on a Sunday) in the fourteenth year of the Reign of King George the Sixth and in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty.
    ENGLAND
    {except Cornwall and Lancashire).
    Wiltshire—
    Brigadier Guy Elland Carne Rasch, C.V.O., D.S.O., of Avon Cottage, Lower Woodford, Salisbury.

    London Gazette : 16 November 1951
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/39384/page/5982/data.pdf
    NOMINATION OF SHERIFFS, 1951.
    The names of those who were nominated for Sheriffs in the King's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice on the morrow of Saint Martin in the fifteenth year of the Reign of King George the Sixth and in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty one.
    ENGLAND
    Wiltshire—
    Brigadier Guy Elland Carne Rasch, C.V.O., D.S.O., of Avon Cottage, Lower Wood- ford, Salisbury.

    London Gazette : 11 March 1952
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/39489/page/1400/data.pdf
    At the Court at Clarence House, the 10th day of March, 1952.
    PRESENT,
    The QUEEN's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.
    Sheriffs appointed by Her Majesty in Council for the year 1952:—
    ENGLAND.
    (except Cornwall and Lancashire).
    Wiltshire— Brigadier Guy Elland Carne Rasch, C.V.O., D.S.O., of Avon Cottage, Lower Wood- ford, Salisbury.

    London Gazette : 5 August 1952
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/39616/supplement/4198/data.pdf
    The QUEEN has been graciously pleased to make the following appointments to Her Majesty's Household:—
    Gentlemen Ushers:
    Brigadier Guy Elland Carne Rasch, C.V.O., D.S.O.

    London Gazette : 3 October 1952
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/39661/page/5214/data.pdf
    Commissions signed by the Lord Lieutenant of the County of Wilts.
    Brigadier Guy Elland Carne Rasch, C.V.O., D.S.O., of Avon Cottage, Wqodford, Salisbury.
     
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    The Tatler 13th June 1934

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    Entries for GEC Rasch in Ponsonby's history of the Grenadier Guards in the war of 1914-1918.

    Volume I
    page 87.
    Listed as Captain GEC Rasch , Adjutant 1st Bn Grenadier Guards , October 1914.

    page 124
    First Battle of Ypres.
    "Major Stucley , the second in command, dashed at once with Captain Rasch, the Adjutant , to bring up the King's Company , the only support available."

    Page 127
    "Captain Rasch , who was the only officer left above the rank of lieutenant , decided to get out of the trench and retire to a small wood near the brickyard."

    page 128.
    "Captain Rasch and Lieutenant Pilcher took their handful of men - all that remained out of the splendid Battalion nearly 1000 strong , which had marched out from Ypres less than a fortnight before - and got into a trench some three hundred yards east of the windmill."

    page 130.
    " That night the Battalion went into billets at Hooge, half-way to Ypres, with only four officers and a hundred men left, exclusive of transport. The officers were Captain Rasch , Lieutenant Pilcher , Second Lieutenant Darby , and Second Lieutenant sir G Duckworth-King."

    page 135.
    " ..the 1st Battalion , 5 officers ( the four previously mentioned and the transport officer , Lieutenant Mackenzie) and 200 men commanded by Captain Rasch..."

    page 138
    November 1914 , The Grenadiers were organised into a single company with Captain Rasch as Officer Commanding and Adjutant.

    Volume II

    page 169.
    January 1st 1917
    Major GEC Rasch DSO listed as Second-in-Command 3rd Bn Grenadier Guards.

    page 170.
    " On the 9th (February) an unfortunate bombing accident occured : a defective bomb of the Mills Adapter type burst in the muzzle , and wounded Lieutenant WG Orrisss , Lance-Sergeant Dugmore and two men. Brigadier-General Lord Henry Seynmour and Major Rasch , who was temporarily in command of the Battalion , were looking on at the time , and fortunately not hit.

    page 171.
    March 1917
    "On the following day Lieut-Colonel A Thorne took charge of the centre of the whole line , while Major Rasch commanded the Battalion..."

    page187.
    April 1917
    Listed as Second in Command 3rd Bn Grenadier Guards.

    page 188
    July 1st 1917
    Listed as Lieut-Colonel GEC Rasch DSO Commanding Officer 3rd Bn Grenadier Guards

    page 189
    "On the 12th Lieut-Colonel Thorne resumed command of the Battalion , and Major Rasch went to hospital , his place as Second in Command being taken by Captain Ridley."

    page 239
    Sept 1917
    2nd Bn Grenadier Guards.
    "Captain Walker MC commanded the Battalion , while Major Rasch temporarily took command of the Brigade."

    page 240
    October 1917
    2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards.
    Listed as Major GEC Rasch DSO , Commanding Officer .

    page 250
    2nd Bn Gren Gds
    Listed as Lieut-Colonel GEC Rasch DSO Commanding Officer .

    page 281.
    December 1917
    " After waiting ten minutes in vain for the tanks , Lieut-Colonel Rasch attacked without them."

    page 328
    November 1917
    "Lieut-Colonel Rasch thereupon rode forward to find the outgoing Battalion , to arrange for guides, and to borrow Lewis guns, while the Battalion wearily followed the road through Graincourt."

    page 330.
    " At 10.30 Lieut-Colonel Rasch was told to march the Battalion towards Gouzeaucourt, and to clear Metz by 12.25pm. He handed over command of the Battalion to Captain Harcourt-Vernon , and rode off to Brigade Headquarters to get as much information as possible."

    page 331.
    Listed as Lieut-Colonel GEC Rasch DSO Commanding Officer 2nd Bn Gren Gds.

    page 333.
    "Lieut-Colonel Rasch went on ahead with the Company Commanders to reconnoitre the forming-up ground , whilst the Battalion followed after breakfast , and picked up tool on the way"

    page 336
    "Lieut-Colonel Rasch went up to the line , and organised a readjustment of the companies. Lieut-Colonel EC Corbyn , commanding the 18th Bengal Lancers , was asked to withdraw his men to the centre of the wood as to form a reserve , and dig a support line on some commanding ground in the wood."

    page 337
    "Subsequently the Lancers presented the 2nd Battalion with a silver statuette of a mounted Bengal Lancer , on the plinth of which was the following inscription : " To Lieut-Colonel Rasch , DSO and Officers of the 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards, as a memento of Gauche Wood."

    On the return of Lieut-Colonel Rasch , Captain Harcourt-Vernon went up to the line , taking with him some ammunition and also a company of the 2nd Battalion Coldstream under Captain H Brierly MC."

    page 360.
    January 1918
    Listed as Lieut-Colonel Rasch DSO Commanding Officer 2nd Bn Gren Gds.

    page 362
    "On the 17th Lieut-Colonel Rasch went on a month's leave , and Major the Hon W Bailey took over command ."

    page 367
    March 1918
    Listed as Lieut-Colonel Rasch DSO Commanding Officer 2nd Bn Gren Gds

    page 371
    March 29th
    "Major the Hon WR Bailey went up to take the place of Lieu-Colonel Rasch ."

    Volume III

    page 23
    June 1918
    Listed as Lieut-Colonel Rasch DSO Commanding Officer 2nd Bn Gren Gds

    page 27
    "Colonel Rasch organised a platoon competition in the following: bomb-throwing , rifle-bombing, message-carrying by platoon runners , stretchers-bearer competitions , bayonet-fighting , Lewis-gunnery , musketry , tactical scheme and drill."

    page 79 & 83
    August 1918
    Listed as Lieut-Colonel Rasch DSO Commanding Officer 2nd Bn Gren Gds

    page 84.
    "At midnight on the 26th a conference held at Battalion Headquarters was attended by all Company Commanders , at which Lieut-Colonel Rasch explained the general situation and the objectives of the advance for the following day as far as they were known."

    page 87.
    "Lieut-Colonel Rasch sent up No 1 Company to reinforce the tinned ranks of No3 , and to help in the capture of Homme Mort and the rushing of Banks' Trench."

    page 89.
    The only officers left with the Battalion were Lieut-Colonel Rasch , Captain Cornforth, Captain Briscoe and Lieutenant Morgan."

    page 151
    " After the operations of September the Battalion bivouacked close to the village of Demicourt for ten days training . Meanwhile Lieut-Colonel Rasch , having been appointed to command the 1st Provisional Battalion at Aldershot , left for England."

    page 210
    Reserve Battalion
    A month later Lieut-Colonel Maitland was suceeded by Lieut-Colonel GEC Rasch."


    page 287
    In list of officers awarded DSO

    page 294
    In list of officers to be Brevet-Major.
    Rasch , Capt. (Acting Liet-Col) GEC, DSO


    page 322
    In list of officers ''Mentioned in Despatches''.
    Rasch GEC , Capt Bt-Major DSO (Three times)
     
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