Sitter: Brigadier-General James Graham Chaplin (1873-1956).
Biog: Entered Scottish Rifles, 1894; Major, 1913; Brigadier-General, 1917; Colonel, 1923; Brigade Commander Millitary Forces in Iraq, 1925-27.
Descr: TQL seated.
Costume: Full Dress uniform, Colonel, Scottish Rifles (The Cameronians).
Orders, Decorations & Medals: Badge of a Commander of the Order of the British Empire [C.B.E. cr. 1922]; The Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette 25 June 1915]; India Medal 1895-1902 with 2 clasps; 1914 Star with clasp; British War Medal 1914-1920; Allied Victory Medal 1914-1919, with oak leaf; Badge of the Legion of Honour [France]; Croix de Guerre with bronze palm [France].
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Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.
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No of poses: 4.
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Biog: Who's Who; The Army List, 1923; The Times 17 January 1956, p 11c.
Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1911.
Orders, Decorations & Medals: (O.B.E.) Burke's Peerage; A. Winton Thorpe, ed., Handbook to The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, (facsimile edition), London, 1988. (D.S.O.) Sir O'Moore Creagh, and E.M. Humphris, The Distinguished Service Order 1886-1923, (facsimile edition), London, 1978. (Legion of Honour and Croix de Guerre) R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1990. (Others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988.