1871 Oct/Dec Born Wharfdale, Yorkshire (RIC gives 1879)
1881 census at Firby Hall, Firby, Bedale, N Yorks
Went to Harrow School
1890 Aug 16 Promoted Lt.
1891 census, a visitors at the Dundas house at Thornburgh, Hill Top, Leyburn. He is a Lieutenant 3rd Battalion Argyll And Sutherland Highlanders
1901 census at Firby Hall, N Yorks
1901 Dec 18 Newspaper reports say Capt Maxwell Rouse adopted Liberal Candidate for Richmond, N Yorks is under orders to sail for South Africa with Argyll Highlanders
1902 Sep 3. Times reports Oswestry Grange left for England Aug. 29 with the following on passage home: 3/A & S High. ... Capt. M.E. Rouse ....and 470 men
1902 Dec 13. 3rd Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders), Captain M. E Rouse is granted the honorary rank of Major
1909 Sep 15. Married in London to Sybil Rose
1910 Apr 27. 3rd Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders), Captain and Honorary Major Maxwell Emsley Rouse , late 3rd (Militia ) Battalion , to be Captain, with the honorary rank of Major .
1913 Jun 15. 3rd Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders), Captain and Honorary Major (Honorary Captain in the Army ) Maxwell E .Rouse to be Major .
1914 Dec . Wounded in France
1917 Jul 23. Arg & Sutherland Highlanders. Maj . M . E . Rouse (Spec. Res. ) (Hon. Capt. in Army ) to be actg. Lt.-Col . while comdg . a Bn - 14th Service Bn of Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
1917 Sep 8. Maj. M. E. Rouse (Spec. Res. ) (Hon. Capt. in Army ) relinquishes the actg. rank of Lt.-:Col . on ceasing to comd. a Bn
1919 Jun 3 Promoted Brevet Lt.Col
1920 Oct 28. Joined ADRIC with service no 901. Posted to Depot. He was B Coy Commander
1920 Dec 22. Permitted to resign
1956 Apr/Jun Died Eastbourne, aged 84