Biography and Notes
1st son of John Mordaunt and brother of Mildred Gibbs. Baptised at Long Ashton, Somerset, 14 November 1843 and baptised at Long Ashton, Somerset. Educated at Elstree school. Buried at Adderbury. Memorial Inscription in churchyard there. Will proved 28 January 1927.
Sparrow the maiden name of his father's mother. Entered the Indian army 1860 in the Regiment which from 1862 to 1881 was the 109th Bombay Infantry. Lieut. 1862; Capt. 1872; Major 1881; retired 1882 as Honorary Lieut.-Colonel. Commanded 2 expeditions from Aden against the Arabs 1864-5 and served in the action of Bir Said and the capture of Shugra.