Thom's Irish Who's Who/Brabazon, Major-Gen. Sir John Palmer
BRABAZON, Major-Gen. Sir John Palmer, K.C.B. Mil. (1911), C.V.O. (1901), C.B. (1893). Served as a Volunteer in Ashanti War, 1874: in Afghan War, 1878-80; Soudan, 1884; Nile Expedition, 1884-5; Commanded 2nd Cav. Brig., S. Africa Field Force, 1899-1900, and Imp. Yeo., 1900; A.D.C. to Queen Victoria, 1889-1901; and to King Edward, 1901-1910; Gentleman Usher to King Edward, 1901-08: Knt. Commander. 1st Class, Order of Danuebrog. Only surviving son of late Major Hugh Brabazon, late 15th Hussars, D.L., of Brabazon Park, Co. Mayo; b. 1843. Res.: 10 Wilton Crescent, London, S.W.; Glen Corrib, Headford, Co. Galway. Clubs: Guards, Marlborough, and Turf.