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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Auckland Provincial District]

Captain Dudley Alexander

Captain Dudley Alexander, Private Secretary to His Excellency the Earl of Ranfurly, K.C.M.G., is a son of Henry Alexander. Esq., of Forkhill, County Armagh, and of Lady Louisa Alexander, daughter of the second Earl of Ranfurly, and is first cousin to the Governor. Born in 1863, Captain Alexander was educated at Marlborough College, and, choosing a military career, entered the Militia in 1882. Two years later he passed his examinations, and became a lieutenant in the fourteenth West Yorkshire Regiment; for three years, before his appointment as private secretary to Lord Ranfurly in June, 1897, he was adjutant of the Bedfordshire Volunteers. He is a member of the United Service Club. London.