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   Captain Thomas Uchter Caulfeild Knox (Northland)
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 13/06/1882
Died: 01/02/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 32
Thomas Uchter Caulfeild Knox was the son of Uchter John Mark Knox, 5th Earl of Ranfurly and Hon. Constance Elizabeth Caulfeild. Thomas was born on 13th June 1882 in Dungannon. The family lived at Northland House, Dungannon. Viscount Northland was educated at Eton and then at the Royal Military College at Sandhurst. He joined the Coldstream Guards in 1900. He and Hilda Cooper were married on 12th June 1912. On the outbreak of the war, Captain Viscount Northland immediately rejoined the Coldstream Guards. Captain Thomas Uchter Caulfeild Knox was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Coldstream Guards when he was killed in action on 1st February 1915.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cuinchy Communal Cemetery
  Cuinchy, Pas-de-Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave II-B-29
CWGC Casualty 594175
Cuinchy is a village situated 10 kilometres east of Bethune. The cemetery is situated in the civil cemetery about one kilometre from the railway station. From Bethune follow the N.41 through Cambrin and then turn left along D.166 for approximately 500 metres until entering Cuinchy. Take first turn on right and follow road past Brown Road Cemetery until junction and then take left turning. The cemetery is situated in civil cemetery, 50 metres further along the road on the left.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 St Annes Church Of Ireland - WWI Dungannon
2 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 Caulfeild website Genealogy
2 Cuinchy Cemetery Small photo of Viscount Northland's headstone
3 CWGC Newsletter - Feb 2013 Details of Viscount Northland (page 9)
4 Photo of Viscount Northland's headstone can be purchased here.
5 Killyman Royal Black District Chapter No 1 Viscount Northland was a former Worshipful Master of Killyman Orange District
6 Lieut Col Milnes-Gaskell Nephew of Viscount Northland
7 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
8 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
9 New Zealand Archive Photo of Viscount Northland
10 The Peerage the Viscount's mother (married four times)
11 The Peerage Details of Viscount Northlands life
12 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Viscount Northland's headstone can be purchased here.
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