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Eric Paytherus Nares

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Major General Eric Paytherus Nares, (9 July 1892 – 18 June 1947) was a senior officer of the British Army. Military career Born the youngest son of Ramsey Nares and educated at Marlborough College and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Eric Nares was commissioned into the Cheshire Regiment on 20 September 1911. Among his fellow graduates were two future generals, Kenneth Anderson and Montagu Stopford. Nares served in the First World War, during which he was wounded twice, three times mentioned in despatches and was awarded the Military Cross (MC) with a Bar. The citation for his MC reads: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When nearly all the officers of his battalion had become casualties he rendered invaluable service to his Commanding Officer in planning the assembly arrangements of his battalion, which subsequently took and held all its objectives in spite of having lost 60 per cent of its men. It was due to the example set by these two of
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