Brig Gen Rupert Farquhar RILEY CMG DSO KOYLI

Born1873 San Francisco, USA
Died1941 Heacham, Norfolk
OccupationArmy Officer. 2Lt. KOYLI 1896; Lt. 1899; Capt. 1901; Staff-Capt. 1912; Assistant Director, War Office. Served in India and S. Africa. Served during 1896-1899 with the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 51st Foot, and in WWI served with the same Company

Biography and Notes

Brigadier General Rupert Farquhar Riley was the son of Benjamin Farquhar Riley 1939-1894 and Frances Robinson.

Life Events

1903Married Violet Louise COBBOLD in Whitton-cum-Thurleston, Ipswich, Suffolk
1904Birth of son Lt. Colonel Rupert St. George RILEY
1916Death of wife Violet Louise COBBOLD
1922Married Hilda St Maur WILLOUGHBY
1924Birth of son Nigel Willoughby RILEY
1927Birth of daughter Patricia (Patsy) Anne RILEY

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