Thom's Irish Who's Who/Alexander, Lieut.-Col. Edward Currie


ALEXANDER, Lieut.-Col. Edward Currie, C.I.E. (1919) D.S.O. (1902) Entered Dorsetshire Regt., 1895; Lieut. I.S.C. (now Indian Army), 1898; Brevet Lieut.-Col., 1917; served with Tirah Expedition, 1897-8; present at actions of Chagru Kotal and Dargai, and at capture of Sanipagha and Arhanga Passes, and operations in Waran and Bara Valleys (medal with two clasps); Mahsud Waziri operations, 1901-2 (despatches, D.S.O.); Mohmand Field Force, 1908: G.S.O., European War, 1914-20; A.A. and Q.M.G., 1918. Son of late Nathaniel Stuart Alexander, late T.C.S., of Aghadoey, Co. Londonderry; b. 1875; m. 1914, Isabella Katherine, dau. of the late Major George Ormonde Stoney, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Res.: 3 Highfield, Lyinington.