Memorial Gate to Colonel and Mrs Upton and son their The Rev Robert Upton, at St Peter Church Stoke upon Tern Shropshire.
Lieutenant Robert Babington Everard UPTON. Born 1896 to John St Clair and Grace Ann Upton of Market Drayton Shropshire.
Died 2 August 1977
Resided at Riverside Wollerton, Market Drayton, Shropshire. Husband of Mary Constance De Courcy Upton nee PALIN who died 26 March 1987.
London Gazette dated 11 June 1915
Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment), The undermentioned Second
Lieutenants, Unattached List, Indian Army, to be temporary Lieutenants, whilst serving, with the Regiment. R B E Upton, with precedence next below C W Battye. Dated 19 March 1915
London Gazette dated 2 February 1917
Second Lieutenants to be Lieutenant dated 15 November 1916. Robert Babington Everard Upton, 1st King George's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Malaun Regiment)
London Gazette dated 12 April 1918
The KING has approved the acting promotion or the relinquishment of the acting rank as notified below of the following officers of the Indian Army and the Indian Army Reserve of Officers.
2nd Battalion, 39th Garhwal Rifles. Lieutenant R. B. E. "Upton, 1st Battalion, 1st King George's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Malaun Regiment), attached, to be acting Captain while commanding a company. Dated 15 October, 1917.
London Gazette dated 23 July 1918
The KING has approved the promotion of the following officer of the Retired List of the Indian Army in accordance with the provisions of Army Council Instruction 644/1918:
39th Garhwal Rifles. Lieut, (actg. Capt.) R B E Upton, 1st Gurkhas, attd., relinquishes his actg. rank on ceasing to command a company, 12 Dec 1917. 39th Rifles.Lieut. R B E "Upton, 1st Gurkhas, attd., to be actg. Capt. while comdg. a company 2nd Feb. 1913.
London Gazette dated 11 January 1921
The undermentioned relinquishes his temp.rank. Capt. (T./Maj.) R B E Upton, I/ 1st
Gurkhas, on ceasing to hold appt of Comdt of an Indian Base Depot. 29 June 1920
London Gazette dated 23 September 1932. Indian Army Captains to be Majors - R B E Upton.
London Gazette dated 25 October 1940
India Office, 25 October, 1940. The KING has approved the following promotions, appointments, retirements, etc. INDIAN ARMY. Majs. to be Lt.-Cols 15th Aug. 1940. R B E Upton and two others.
London Gazette dated 11 November 1947
Commonwealth Relations Office. 14 November 1947. The KING has approved the following retirements - SPECIAL LIST (EX-INDIAN ARMY) BRITISH ARMY 6 Nov. 1947.
Lt.-Col. R B E UPTON (IA 231) and others.
London Gazette dated 14 November 1947
War Office, 19 November, 1947. REGULAR ARMY.
Lt.-Col. R B E UPTON (384448) late Ind. Army (Ret'd.) is granted the hon. rank of Col., Dated 6 November 1947
Their son -
Reverened Robert DeCourcy Everard Upton Born 1926
Died 12 December 1994 of Riverside Wollerton Market Drayton Shropshire. Husband of Monica Louise Upton (nee Price).