D.S.O. ( V.R.), gold and enamel, I.G.S. 1854, clasp, Burma 1885-7 (Lieutt. R.E.),
Lieut. F. Glanville
D.S.O. London Gazette 25 November 1887:'For services in Burma.
Francis Glanville b. 1862, the son of Major-General F. R. Glanville, R.A., of Catchpench, Cornwall. Comm'd. in the Royal Engineers, 1881, actively employed in the Burma operations of 1886-87 and from Colonel Sandes's history of the Indian Sappers & Miners, he was given command of a Telegraph section and was severely wounded at Zibingale, whilst his Sappers & Miners were assaulting some stockades overlooking the defile.
He was awarded the D.S.O. and mentioned in despatches (L.G. 2/9/1887).
Captain in 1890, Major 1899, Colonel 1911, C.O. of the Bareilly Brigade in India in early 1916 but with no other medal entitlement, and he was placed on the Retired List in 1919, when he was granted the honorary rank of Brigadier-General.
Died at Lingfield, Surrey in 1938.
Green enamel wretahs on DSO a little chipped and very minor official correction to rank. A good junior ranks gold DSO.