The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Beynon, Lt. Col. William George Lawrence
Beynon, Lt. Col. William George Lawrence, D.S.O., 3rd Gurkha Rifle Regt., India; b. 1866; s. of Gen. W. Howell , and Charlotte, d. of Lt.-Gen. Sir G. St. Patrick Lawrence, K.C.S.I., C.B.; m. Edith Norah, :y.d. of George Petrie, of 1, De Vere Gardens, 1898; Educ.: Marlborough Coll., and Sandhurst R.M.C.; Joined 2nd Batt. Royal Sussex Regt.; 2nd Lieut. 1887; joined Indian Staff Corps, Lieut. 1889; became Major, 1905; served in the Black Mountain Expedition, 1888 (medal and clasp); Chitral Expedition; staff officer to Col. Kelly (despatches, medal and clasp, D.S.O.); Samana, 1897; Punjab Frontier, (2 clasps); Tirah, 1897-98 (clasp, Brevet Majority, despatches); Somaliland Expedition, 1901 (despatches, Brevet of Lieut.-Col. on attaining substantive majority, medal and clasp); Tibet, 1904 (despatches, medal and clasp, Brevet Lieut.-Col.) Publication: With Kelly to Chitral. Address: H.S. King and Co., 9 Pall Mall, S.W. Club: Army and Navy.