Maj. Frederick Montague
Raynsford, Hart's Army List, 1873 Majors in the Madras Staff Corps. His entry reads: Maj. Frederick Montague RAYNSFORD, Asst.Engineer, 2nd Grade, Dept of Public Works, 28 July 1868, Wynaad. Last Regt : 18th N.I. 25 years' service.
2nd Lt/Cornet/Ensign : 20 July 1848
Lt : 23 Nov 1856
Capt : 18 Feb 1861
Maj. : 20 July 1868
Was attached to the C Company Sappers and Miners, and served as an Assistant Field Engineer at the relief of Lucknow from 14th-23rd Nov 1857, led one of the storming parties against the Mess House of the 32nd N.I. and Moote Mahal; present at the actions near Cawnpore, Nov 30th - 6th Dec 1857; also at Kuda Gunge during the attack on that place by the enemy, at the attack on Sir J.Outram's position at Alumbagh, and throughout the siege of Lucknow; present with the field force under Sir Hope Grant at the affair of Sircee and occupation of Fyzabad, with the column under Brigadier Horsford at the actions near Sultanpore from 13th-22nd Aug 1858, at the crossing of the force over the Goomtee in presence of the enemy, mentioned in despatches at the affair of Doatpore, mentioned in despatches also at Pandoo Nuddee Oct 27th 1858. Commanded C Company Sappers and Miners which was attached to the field force under Col Christie in pursuit of the rebels Trans Gogra. Whilst in command of the C Company Sappers & Miners was favourably mentioned in General Orders by the Commander in Chief in India (Medal with 2 Clasps).