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|Lieut.-Colonel Tudor FITZJOHN, D.S.O.|
Commanded the 4th Battalion Worcestershire
Regiment from September 1918 to February 1919.
Lieut.-Colonel Tudor Fitzjohn was born at
Spilsby, Lincolnshire on 9th
July 1875. He was commissioned in to the 4th Battalion King's (Shropshire
Light Infantry) 8th November 1899.
As a Second Lieutenant he transferred from the 4th Battalion King's (Shropshire Light Infantry) to the Worcestershire Regiment on the 21st April 1900 and appointed Adjutant of a battalion on the 8th December 1900.
On the 16th February 1901 he was seconded for service with the Mounted Infantry in South Africa.
He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on the 28th April 1904 and made the rank of Captain on the 25th August 1906.
As a Captain he went with the 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment to France in November 1914. He was wounded at the Battle of Neuve Chappelle on the 12th March 1915.
He was promoted to Major in September 1915. Awarded the D.S.O. in 1916 (France) when he was attached to the 4th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment.
From 20th December 1915, as Temporary Lieut.-Colonel, he commanded a battalion of the the Kings Own (Royal Lancashire Regiment)
As Temporary Lieut.-Colonel,
on the 13th November 1917 he commanded the Training Reserve (Service
Battalion) of the Royal Lancashire Regiment until the 14th December 1917.