Reginald Ernest Maffett and the Royal School, Armagh

Reginald Ernest Maffett, born at Finglas 15th October 1869, brother of Henry Telford Maffett. At school in 1884; TCD 1887; 2nd Lieut Duke of Wellington’s Regt 21st January 1893; Capt, 16th August 1900; Major 24th February 1911; Lieut Colonel 3rd February 1916; served in the Boer War 1900-02, battles of Paardeberg and Driefontein (Queen’s Medal, four clasps, Kings Medal, two clasps). Served in the Great War in command of the 1st Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s Regt, 1914-18.

These details were taken from Major Ferrar’s Register of the Royal School, Armagh, W & G Baird, 1933.

See also: The Family of William Hamilton Maffett and Marcella Adelaide Bayly

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