The Carlow Vindicator, May 1892.
Ball at The Military Barracks,
Colonel Butler and the officers of
the 8th Battalion King's Royal Rifles gave a most enjoyable
ball in the Military Barracks, Carlow, on Tuesday night. The
attendance was large and thoroughly representative of the
The music was supplied by Mr. Mervyn
Browne; while the catering was entrusted to Mr. Blunt, who
has for the last three years given unbounded satisfaction to
Appended is a list of the
officers and guests:
Col. Sir Thomas Butler, Bart.; Mr.
R. Butler, Mr. C.R. Butler and the Misses Butler; Col. E.H.
Butler, Mr and Mrs Browne-Clayton and the Misses
Browne-Clayton ; Capt. Lord W. Fitzgerald, Mrs Grogan, Major
Alexander, Mr. Godwyn B. Swifte, Mr amd Mrs O'Callaghan,
Miss Bolton, Mr and Mrs Joy, Miss Watson, Miss Eustace and
Miss G. Eustace, Mr T. Alexander, Mr and Mrs Black, Mrs
Bagenal, the Misses Newton, Mr H. Crane, Mr and Miss
McMahon, Captain P.C. Newton, Mr. H. Keogh, Mrs and the
Misses Keogh, Mrs Annesley, Mr. Perry, Major Doyne, the
Misses Milner, Mrs C. Duckett; Major J.J. H. Eustace, Capt.
G.W. L'Estrange, Capt. J.K. Milner, Capt. C. Duckett, Lieut.
W.T. Richardson, Second-Lieut J.H. Grogan, Capt. and
Adjutant H.E.Maxwell, Surgeon Lieut.-Col. E.A.Rawson, Lieut.
G.R.Shine, Lieut. N.A.Delacherois-Crommelin, Lieut.
J.W.Stopford, Second Lieut. D.St. P. Bunbury.
Colonel Fane, commanding the 102
Regiment District at Naas, held his usual inspection of the
8th Batt. King's Royal Rifles on Tuesday last at Carlow.
The men were first drawn up in full
marching order on the Barrack Square and subjected to a
minute inspection, after which the regiment was marched out
to Old Grange, where they performed a series of military
evolutions with all the precision of a regiment of regulars.
Col. Fane heartily congratulated the men on their soldierly
appearance and in particular "D" Company, commanded by Capt.
Duckett, and of which Sergeant Cork is the non-commissioned
officer in charge. The rifle range was visited during the
day, and Col. Fane expressed himself as highly satisfied
with the shooting of the men. The Battalion will be
disbanded to-day (Saturday).
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