Clement-Jones family 12/22 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family 12/22 - Person Sheet
NameColonel Alfred Dyke ACLAND, 16934
FatherSir Henry Wentworth ACLAND 1st Bart , 16918 (1815-1900)
ChildrenAngela Cicely Mary , 16937 (1888-1953)
 Katharine , 16938 (1892-1966)
 Sarah Beatrice , 16939 (1896-1979)
 Arthur William , 16940 (1897-1992)
 Peter Bevil Edwards , 16941 (1902-1993)
Notes for Colonel Alfred Dyke ACLAND
Colonel Alfred Dyke Acland CBE JP (19 August 1858 – 22 March 1937) was a distinguished British Army officer.[1][2]

The son of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland by his marriage to Sarah Cotton, Acland was educated at Temple Grove School and Charterhouse School, before being commissioned into the Royal Devon Yeomanry[clarification needed] (Territorial Army).[3] He was promoted Major on 10 February 1902.[4] He reached the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1910 when he took up command of the Royal Devon Yeomanry. In 1915, during the First World War, he was appointed to command the Base Depot Remounts and was decorated with the Croix de Guerre. In 1917, Acland became assistant director of labour and, in 1918, was appointed the labour commandant of the Australian Corps.

He was invested as a Knight of Justice of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem, and as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1920. He was further a Justice of Peace for Devon. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Botanic Society in November 1902.[

On 30 July 1885, he married Beatrice Danvers Smith, daughter of W. H. Smith of the bookselling dynasty.
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