Captain Charles Barrington Balfour Commander of the Bath


Anglo-Egyptian War 1882



Balfour was the son of Charles Balfour, and his wife Adelaide (died 1862), daughter and 8th child of the 6th Viscount Barrington.[3] His father died when he was 10 years old, and Charles succeeded to his estates:[2] Balgonie Castle in Fife and Newton Don in Roxburghshire.

He was educated at Eton and at Sandhurst, and was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Scots Guards from 1881 to 1890. He served in the Anglo-Egyptian War of 1882, and was present at the battle of Tel-El-Kebir, for which received a medal with a clasp.[3] He was a Captain in the 2nd Volunteer Battalion of the King's Own Scottish Borderers from 1891 to 1895, and later served as a captain in the Royal Guards Reserve Regiment


Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
Scotland St Andrew's Church Abbey Court Kelso Roxburgh Borders TD5 7JA Memorial to Captain Charles Balfour Anglo-Egyptian War 1882
Charles Balfour --1929 View

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