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Henry Geffcken Kunhardt

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Major Henry Geffcken Kunhardt (1850-1892)

1893 Obituary [1]

MAJOR HEKRY GEFFCKEN KUNHARDT, R.E., son of the late Mr. G. E. Kunhardt of Staten Island, New York, U.S.A., and Elizabeth, daughter of the late Mr. Stephen Moulton, J.P., of Bradford-on-Avon, was born at Staten Island on the 6th of November, 1850, and was educated at Dr. Schleiden’s school at Hamburg and at the Somersetshire College, Bath.

From the latter he proceeded in 1869 to Woolwich Academy, fourth out of one hundred and forty competitors, was placed first in the half-year’s examination and on the 12th of July, 1871, passed out first, with 29,614 marks, taking a regulation sword for exemplary conduct, the Pollock Gold Medal for distinguished proficiency and prizes for military drawing and gymnastics....[more]

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