936 Lieutenant-General Sir Richard Nugent O'CONNOR, KT, GCB, DSO*, MC, MiD**, Cameronians

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    Personal Number: 936
    Rank: Lieutenant-General
    Name: Sir Richard Nugent O'CONNOR, KT, GCB, DSO*, MC, MiD**
    Unit: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)


    London Gazette : 17 September 1909
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/28289/page/6962/data.pdf
    The undermentioned Gentlemen Cadets from The Royal Military College to be Second Lieutenants. Dated 18th September, 1909 :—
    The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles),
    Richard Nugent O'Connor, in succession to Lieutenant E. B. Ferrers, promoted.

    London Gazette : 7 December 1916
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29852/supplement/11945/data.pdf
    ATTACHED TO HD-QR. UNITS.
    Brig.-Majors.
    Capt. .R. N. O'Connor, M.C.,Sco. Rif., from Army Sig. Serv. 29th O ct. 1916.

    London Gazette : 28 July 1917
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    ATTACHED TO HD.-QR. UNITS.
    Brig. Majors.—
    Capt. J. F. Harterj M.C.,-R. Fus., vice Bt. Maj. R. N. O'Connor, M.C., Sco. Rif. 30th May 1917.

    London Gazette : 16 August 1917
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30234/supplement/8351/data.pdf
    Capt. & Bt. Maj. Richard Nugent O'Connor, M.C., Sco. Rif.
    For conspicuous gallantry and resource. In consequence of a change in the situation a revision of plans became necessary, but, owing to darkness and heavy shelling, confusion arose. By his courage and promptness he quickly restored order, and organised a successful attack.

    London Gazette : 22 September 1917
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30299/supplement/9841/data.pdf
    HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY.
    Capt. and Bt. M aj. R. N. O'Connor, D.S.O., M.C. (Sco. Rif.), to be actg. Lt.- Col. whilst comdg. Bn. 4th June 1917.

    London Gazette : 18 August 1919
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    Sco. Rif.—
    Capt. & Bt. Maj. R. N. O'Connor, D.S.O., M.C ., to be Adjt., vice Lt. D. F. Campbell, M.C. 10th Apr. 1919.

    London Gazette : 21 June 1920
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/31948/supplement/6764/data.pdf
    Sco. Rif.—
    Lt. E. A. J. Cox to be Adjt., vice Capt. & Bt. Maj. R. N. O'Connor, D.S.O., M.C. 15th Dec. 1919.

    London Gazette : 23 March 1921
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/32267/supplement/2380/data.pdf
    The undermentioned appts. are made:—
    Brig. Majs.—Bt. Maj. R. N. O'Connor, D.lS.O., M.C., Cameronians, from,G.S.O1. 3rd Grade, vice Maj. J. C. Scott, D.S.0., O.B.E., A. & S.H. 1st Mar.1921.

    London Gazette : 7 March 1924
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/32916/page/2025/data.pdf
    Cameronians.—Capt. & Bt. Maj. R. N. O'Connor, D.S.6., M.C., to be Adjt., vice Capt. D. E. M. Woodhouse, M.C. 12th Feb. 1924.

    London Gazette : 18 October 1927
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33321/page/6553/data.pdf
    STAFF COLLEGE.
    G.S.O., 2nd Grade—Bt. Lt.-Col. R. N. O'Connor, D.S.O., M.O., Cameronians, vice Maj. R. Evans, M.C., R.H.G., who relinquishes the temp, rank of Lt.-Col. 1st Oct. 1927.

    London Gazette : 28 January 1930
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33574/page/576/data.pdf
    ESTABLISHMENTS.
    The undermentioned relinquish their appts.:—
    Bt. Lt.-Col. R. N. O'Connor, D.S.O., M.C., Cameronians, G.S.O., 2nd Grade, Staff Coll. 21st Jan. 1930.

    London Gazette : 12 April 1932
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/33816/page/2401/data.pdf
    COMMANDS AND STAFF.
    The undermentioned appts. are made: —
    Maj. & Bt. Lt.-Col. R. N. O'Connor, D.S.O., M.C., Cameronians, to be G.S.O., 2nd Grade, War Office. 7th Apr. 1932.

    London Gazette : 18 January 1935
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34125/page/458/data.pdf
    COMMANDS AND STAFF.
    The undermentioned relinquish their appts.: —
    Maj. & Bt. Lt.-Col. R. N. O'Connor, D.S.O., M.C., Cameronians, as G.S.O. 2nd Grade, War Office. 15th Jan. 1935.

    London Gazette : 3 April 1936
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34270/page/2157/data.pdf
    The undermentioned Lt.-Cols. to be Cols.:—
    R. N. O'Connor, D.S.O., M.C., from Cameronians, 3rd Apr. 1936, with seniority 17th Dec.1930.

    London Gazette : 26 May 1936
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34287/page/3371/data.pdf
    Col. R.: N. O'Connor, D.S.O., M.C., is granted the temp, rank of Brig, whilst empld. as a Bde. Comdr. in India. 3rd Apr. 1936.

    London Gazette : 4 October 1938
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34558/page/6197/data.pdf
    REGULAR ARMY.
    Col. (temp. Brig.) R. N. O'Connor, D.S.O., M.C., to be Maj.-Gen. 29th Sept. 1938, with seniority 6th Jan.1938.

    London Gazette : 15 September 1939
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    The names of the undermentioned have been brought to notice in recognition of distinguished services rendered in connection with recent operations: —
    O'Connor, Maj.-Gen., R. N., D.S.O., M.C

    London Gazette : 11 July 1940
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34893/supplement/4244/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Honourable Order of the Bath:—
    To be Additional Members of the Military Division of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Honourable Order:
    Major-General Richard Nugent O'Connor, D.S.O., M.C. (late The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)).

    London Gazette : 26 November 1940
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35000/supplement/6745/data.pdf
    COMMANDS AND STAFF.
    The undermentioned appts. are made:—
    The undermentioned to be Comdrs.:—
    Maj.-Gen. R. N:. O'Connor, C.B., D.S.O., M.C., and is granted the. actg. rank of Lt.- Gen. 3rd Nov. 1940.

    London Gazette : 4 March 1941
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35094/page/1303/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotions in the Most Honourable Order of the Bath in recognition of the recent successful combined operations in the Middle East:—
    To be an Additional Member of the Military Division of the Second Class, or Knights Commanders, of the said Most Honourable Order:—
    Major-General (acting Lieutenant-General) Richard Nugent O'Connor, C.B., D.S.O., M.C., late The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).

    London Gazette : 1 April 1941
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    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned for distinguished services in the Middle East during the period August, 1939, to November, 1940: —
    Officers and Other Ranks on, or attached to, the Staff.
    O'Connor, Maj.-Gen. (actg. Lt.-Gen.) R. N., C.B., D.S.O., M.C. (936), late Inf.

    London Gazette : 22 March 1945
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    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North West Europe:—
    Commands and Staff.
    Lt.-Gen. Sir Richard N. O'Connor, K.C.B., D.S.O., M.C. (936), late Cameronians.

    London Gazette : 17 April 1945
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37033/supplement/2011/data.pdf
    REGULAR ARMY.
    Lt.-Gen. Sir Richard N. O'Connor, K.C.B., D.S.O., M.C. 1(936), to be Gen., 17th Apr. 1945.

    London Gazette : 16 November 1945
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    India Office, 16th November, 1945.
    The KING has been pleased to approve the following appointments:—
    Gel. Sir R. N. O'CONNOR, K.C.B., D S.O., M.C., to be G.O.C. in C., N. Western Army, 22nd Oct. 1945.

    London Gazette : 12 June 1947
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37977/supplement/2573/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased, on the occasion of the Celebration of His Majesty's Birthday, to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Honourable Order of the Bath:—
    To be Members of the Military Division of the First Class, or Knights Grand Cross, of the said Most Honourable Order: —
    General Sir Richard Nugent O'CONNOR, K.C.B., D.S.O., M.C., A.D.C. (936), late The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).

    London Gazette : 20 August 1954
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/40257/supplement/4811/data.pdf
    Cameronians.
    Maj.-Gen. Douglas Alexander Henry GRAHAM. C.B., CB.E., D.S.O., M.C. (8265), late Inf., retired, is apptd. Col., 22nd Aug. 1954 vice Gen. Sir Richard Nugent O'CONNOR, G.C.B., D.S.O., M.C. (936), tenure expired.

    London Gazette : 4 October 1955
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    REGULAR ARMY RESERVE OF OFFICERS.
    Gen. Sir Richard N. O'CONNOR, G.C.B., D.S.O.,M.C. (936) late Inf., having exceeded the age limit of liability to recall ceases to belong to the Res. of Offrs., 6th July 1955.

    London Gazette : 11 November 1955
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    Scottish Home Department,
    St. Andrew's House, Edinburgh 1.
    8th November, 1955.
    The QUEEN has been pleased, by Warrant under Her Majesty's Royal Sign Manual bearing date the 3rd November, 1955, to direct the issue of a Commission under the Seal appointed to be kept and made use of in place of the Great Seal of Scotland, appointing General Sir Richard Nugent O'Connor, G.C.B., D.S.O., M.C., to be Her Majesty's Lieutenant of the County of Ross and Cromarty, in the room of Sir Hector David Mackenzie, Baronet. M.C., resigned.

    London Gazette : 6 March 1964
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    The QUEEN has been pleased by Warrant under Her Majesty's Royal Sign Manual bearing date the 24th February 1964, to direct Letters Patent to be passed under the Seal appointed by the Treaty of Union to be kept and made use of in place of the Great Seal of Scotland appointing Sir Richard Nugent O'Connor, G.C.B., D.S.O., M.C., to be Her Majesty's High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland which is to meet on the 19th May next.

    London Gazette : 30 April 1971
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/45357/page/4401/data.pdf
    THE MOST ANCIENT AND MOST NOBLE ORDER OF THE THISTLE
    The QUEEN has been graciously pleased to appoint the undementioned to be Knights of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle:
    General Sir RICHARD NUGENT O'CONNOR, G.C.B., D.S.O. and bar, M.C.
     
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