The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Creagh, General Sir O’Moore
Creagh, General Sir O’Moore G.C.B., (1909) 2nd class, 1903; K.C.B., V.C.; (1903) C.B. (1902); b. Cahirbane. Co. Clare, 1848; 6th s. of Creagh, R.N.: Educ.: privately and at Royal Military Coll. Sandhurst; Ensign, 95th Foot, 1866; Capt. Indian Army, 1878. Brevet Major 1879 Lieut. Col. 1892; Col. 1896; Major. General. 1908; Comd. Merwara Batt. 1882; Capt., Comd. 2nd Baluchis, and Hon’ble Colonel 44th Merwara Infantry, 1889; Assistant, Quartermaster-General Bombay Command, 1895; Political Resident and General Officer Commanding Aden, 1898-1900; served Afghan War, 1878-80 (despatches, medal, Brevet-Major, V.C.); Zhob Valley Expedition, 1890 (despatches); China Expedition, 1900-1901 (despatches); first in Command of 2nd . and subsequently in Command of China Field force (despatches, K.C.B.); was in command of a 2nd class district in India and was Political Resident at Aden, 1898-1900; Commanded British Forces in N. China, 1901-3; 2nd Division N. Command, India, 1903-07; Military Secretary, India office, 1907-09; Commander-in-Chief in India and Member of Viceroy’s Council 1909-1913; Col. 4 Merwara Infantry, 1904; 2nd class order of Rising Sun of Japan; m. 1st 1874, his cousin, d. 1795: of 2nd 1891, Elizabeth, d. of late E. Reade, C.B. 1902; K.C.B. 1903, G.C.B. 1909; United Service Club.