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Major Sir Hamilton John Goold-Adams, (27 June 1858 – 12 April 1920) was an Irish soldier and colonial administrator who was Governor of Queensland from 1915 to 1920.wikipedia
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Governor of Queensland

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Major Sir Hamilton John Goold-Adams, (27 June 1858 – 12 April 1920) was an Irish soldier and colonial administrator who was Governor of Queensland from 1915 to 1920. In 1914 he was made Governor of Queensland, and arrived in Brisbane just before the election of Queensland's first majority Labor government, under Premier T. J. Ryan.

Orange River Colony

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He was appointed Deputy Commissioner of the Orange River Colony under the Administrator Sir Alfred Milner (later Lord Milner) in January 1901.
On the British side, Sir Alfred Milner was appointed Administrator of the Orange River Colony on 4 January 1901, with Hamilton John Goold-Adams as lieutenant-governor.

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County Cork

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Born in the town of Jamesbrook in County Cork, Ireland, fourth son of Richard Wallis Goold-Adams (1802–73) and Mary Sarah Goold-Adams (d. 1899), daughter of Sir William Wrixon-Becher.

HMS Conway (school ship)

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Hamilton Goold-Adams was a cadet in the training ship HMS Conway until he decided to join the British Army and was commissioned in the Royal Scots Regiment, serving principally in southern Africa, where he achieved the rank of captain in 1885 and major in 1895.

British Army

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Hamilton Goold-Adams was a cadet in the training ship HMS Conway until he decided to join the British Army and was commissioned in the Royal Scots Regiment, serving principally in southern Africa, where he achieved the rank of captain in 1885 and major in 1895.

Royal Scots

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Hamilton Goold-Adams was a cadet in the training ship HMS Conway until he decided to join the British Army and was commissioned in the Royal Scots Regiment, serving principally in southern Africa, where he achieved the rank of captain in 1885 and major in 1895.

Captain (British Army and Royal Marines)

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Hamilton Goold-Adams was a cadet in the training ship HMS Conway until he decided to join the British Army and was commissioned in the Royal Scots Regiment, serving principally in southern Africa, where he achieved the rank of captain in 1885 and major in 1895.

Major (United Kingdom)

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Major Sir Hamilton John Goold-Adams, (27 June 1858 – 12 April 1920) was an Irish soldier and colonial administrator who was Governor of Queensland from 1915 to 1920. Hamilton Goold-Adams was a cadet in the training ship HMS Conway until he decided to join the British Army and was commissioned in the Royal Scots Regiment, serving principally in southern Africa, where he achieved the rank of captain in 1885 and major in 1895.

Second Boer War

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During the Second Boer War he served first as Resident Commissioner in Bechuanaland and afterwards as commander of the Town Guard during the latter half of the Siege of Mafeking where he was twice Mentioned in Despatches.

Bechuanaland Protectorate

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During the Second Boer War he served first as Resident Commissioner in Bechuanaland and afterwards as commander of the Town Guard during the latter half of the Siege of Mafeking where he was twice Mentioned in Despatches.

Siege of Mafeking

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During the Second Boer War he served first as Resident Commissioner in Bechuanaland and afterwards as commander of the Town Guard during the latter half of the Siege of Mafeking where he was twice Mentioned in Despatches.

Mentioned in dispatches

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During the Second Boer War he served first as Resident Commissioner in Bechuanaland and afterwards as commander of the Town Guard during the latter half of the Siege of Mafeking where he was twice Mentioned in Despatches.

Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner

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He was appointed Deputy Commissioner of the Orange River Colony under the Administrator Sir Alfred Milner (later Lord Milner) in January 1901.

Lieutenant governor

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Following the end of hostilities in May 1902, the colony formally received a new constitution on 23 June, and Goold-Adams was appointed Lieutenant-Governor, serving as such until 1907, when he became governor.

Order of St Michael and St George

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He was made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in 1902, and received the Knight Grand Cross of the order (GCMG) in 1907.

Canada

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He returned to England in 1911 where he married a Canadian named Elsie Riordon on 4 July.

High commissioner

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Later that year he was appointed British High Commissioner to Cyprus.

Cyprus

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Later that year he was appointed British High Commissioner to Cyprus.

Brisbane

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In 1914 he was made Governor of Queensland, and arrived in Brisbane just before the election of Queensland's first majority Labor government, under Premier T. J. Ryan.

Australian Labor Party (Queensland Branch)

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In 1914 he was made Governor of Queensland, and arrived in Brisbane just before the election of Queensland's first majority Labor government, under Premier T. J. Ryan.

Premier of Queensland

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In 1914 he was made Governor of Queensland, and arrived in Brisbane just before the election of Queensland's first majority Labor government, under Premier T. J. Ryan.

T. J. Ryan

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In 1914 he was made Governor of Queensland, and arrived in Brisbane just before the election of Queensland's first majority Labor government, under Premier T. J. Ryan.

Queensland Legislative Council

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He occasionally disapproved of Labor's policies and majority appointments to the Legislative Council of Queensland.