The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Brereton, Capt. Frederick Sadleir
Brereton, Capt. Frederick , M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., M.D. Brux.; R.A.M.C., attached to Scots Guards; now engaged in writing books, b. 1872; s. of Franc Brereton, late 2nd Batt. 60th Rifles, and Isabella Beeston; m. 1898. Ethel Mary Lamb, of Eskdale: Birkdale; one s. one d. Educ: Cranleigh; Guy’s Hospital; Gazetted Surg.-Lieut, Army Medical Staff, 1896, obtained first place in competitive entrance examination, and Martin Gold Medal for Medicine and Parke’s Medal for Hygiene at Netley: gazetted Assistant Surgeon to 2nd Scots Guards, 1898; retired, 1902; served in South African War; Captain, 1898, and on retirement, Captain, 3rd V.B. King’s Liverpool Regt.; at present in command of Mounted Infantry Co. Publications: With Shield and Assegai, Zulu War; With rifle and Bayonet, Boer War, 1900; A Gallant Grenadier, Crimea; The Dragon of Pekin, Boxer revolt; In the King’s Service; Cromwell in Ireland; One of the Fighting Scouts, Boer War, 1901; In the Grip of the Mullah, Somaliland; Foes of the Red Cockade, French Revolution; A Hero of Lucknow, Indian Mutiny; With the Dyacks of Borneo; Under the Spangled Banner, Spanish-American War; A Knight of St. John, a tale of the Siege of Malta; A Soldier of Japan, etc. Recreations: motoring, carpentering, etc. Address: c/o Parr’s Bank, South Port.