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CHELTENHAM, BOER WAR MEMORIAL

Boer War - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2004

The War Memorial is to be found in the centre of Cheltenham, on the Promenade, at the North end of the Municipal Office gardens. The memorial takes the form of a brass figure of a Boer War soldier with arms reversed standing on a marble-white plinth that bears the names and inscription in black lettering. The memorial was unveiled 17th July 1907 by General, Sir Ian Hamilton; the masons were Messrs R L Boulton & Sons and the founders were Messrs A B Burton. The names are ordered by rank and regiment. The names on the front are of those who died and on the side panels those who served. Those who died and those who served have been sorted into two sections by name for ease of research and reading.

From an old postcard

South Africa 1899-1902

This memorial is erected in memory of those Cheltenham men, who, either as regulars, or volunteers, died in their country's service, during the South African war, and on the side panels hereof are recorded the names of those Cheltenham men who volunteered, and served in the war.

Unveiled by Lt Gen Sir IAN HAMILTON KCB
17th July 1907
W NASH SKILLICORNE - Mayor

ALDWORTH, DSO, p.s.c. William

Lieutenant-Colonel Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, was killed in action, near Paadeberg, February 18th, 1900. He was the eldest surviving son of the late Colonel Robert Aldworth, of co. Cork, and Claremont, Dorking (formerly of the 94th Foot and North Cork Rifles) and Olivia Catherine, duaghter of the Rev. James Morton, Rector, Newmarket, co. Cork, was born October, 1855, and educated at Rossall and Clifton. Lieutenant Colonel Aldworth entered the 16th Foot June, 1874, being promoted captain March, 1881, major February, 1893, brevet lieutenant colonel May, 1898, and lieutenant colonel to command the 2nd battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry in the following October. He was adjutant of the 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment from October 1877 to March 1881, and held an interpreter's certificate in Russian. Lieutenant Colonel Aldworth was an enthusiastic sportsman, and a first-rate rider. He served with the Burmese Expedition 1885-86 as A.D.C. and Acting Military Secretary to Sir Harry Prendergast, was mentioned in despatches, and received the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) and medal with clasp. He was also A.D.C. in Madras 1886-87, and served with the Isazai Expedition 1892, and with the Chitral Relief Force, under Sir Robert Low, 1895, with the 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment; including the storming of the Malakand Pass, and the engagement near Kahr, receiving the medal with clasp. He also took part in the campaign on the North-West Frontier of India, under the late Sir William Lockhart, 1897-98, with the Tirah Expeditionary Force, as D.A.A.G. 2nd Brigade, and with the Khyber Force, as D.A.A.G. 1898, was present at the forcing of the Sampagha and Arhanga Passes, in the operations against the Chamkanis in the Bazaar Valley; being mentioned in despatches, and granted the brevet of lieutenat colonel and two clasps. Lieutenant Colonel Aldworth fell near Paardeberg, while leading his battalion and calling to them "will will make the name of the Cornwalls ring in the ears of the world, boys," was struck down, but raising himself on his elbow he continued to urge his men forward, his last words being "go on men and finish it." He is bruied close to where he fell. Major General Smith-Dorrien reorted "he deeply deplored the loss of this gallant and distinguished officer." Lieutenant Colonel Aldworth was mentioned in despatches by Field Marshall Earl Roberts, London Gazette, February 8th, 1901, as having "rendered conspicuously valaubale services." A memorial has been erected in Cork Cathedral to the memory of Ieutenant Colonel Aldworth.

Sources: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

The V.C. and D.S.O. Book, Distinguished Service Order 1886-1915 reprinted by Naval & Military Press

ASTON C

Private 6089, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Bloemfontein 15 May 1902. Aged 22. Church of England. Buried in Waverley Road, Bloemfontein. See also Bristol Boer War Memorial

AVERIES J

Private 2652, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Noupoort 5 February 1900. Buried at Nourpoort. See also Bristol Boer War Memorial

BAGGS H G

Private 6820, 1st Volunteer Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of enteric 22 June 1900 at Pretoria. Buried at Pretoria.

BALDWIN E

Corporal R G H

BARROW J

Trooper 742, 2nd Battalion, Brabant's Horse. Killed in action at Senekal 26 June 1900. Buried at Senekal.

BOND J

Private

BRADLEY T

Lance Corporal 5318, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action at Rietfontein 24 October 1899. Buried at Rietfontein. See also Bristol Boer War Memorial

BROOKE R G

Trooper

BROOKES H T

Trooper

BROWNING W

Lance Corporal 6240, 23rd Company, 1st (Gloucester) Volunteers, Royal Engineers. Died of disease at Middelburg 17 March 1901. Buried Middelburg. See also Chatham Royal Engineers SA memorial.

BUTLER W

Private

CALDERWOOD J

Sergeant K Scouts

CAMPBELL Ian Alastair

Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders, died of wounds received October 21st, 1899, at the battle of Elandslaagte. He was born in August, 1876, educated at Cheltenham and entered the Gordon Highlanders from the Militia, in May, 1898. he proceeded with his battalion to Natal in September, 1899. His name is inscribed on the Eleanor Cross War memorial at Cheltenham College.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

CLAPHAM A G

Private

COLLINS Welman

Captain, 2nd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment, died at Elandsfontein November 14th, 1901, of wounds received in the attack on Colonel Benson's column at Brakenlaagte. twenty miles north-west of Bethel, on October 30th. He was the son of Major Joseph Collins, formerly of the same Regiment, and now of 6, Waterloo Road, Chester. Captain Collins was born in October, 1872, and educated at Rossall, where he was a school monitor and in the Hockey XI. He was a good cricketer and football player. After leaving Rossall he entered Cambridge ?University, where he rowed No. 3 in his college boat. In June, 1894, he entered the Cheshire Regiment from the University, and was promoted lieutenant ?january 1897, and December, 1900. He was signalling officer to 10th Brigade in South Africa from February to December, 1900, and took part in the advance through O.R.C. to Johannesburg. He then served with Colonel Benson's column, from its formation to the time of his death, as signalling officer. He was unmarried. Captain Collins was mentioned in despatches by Field Marshall Earl Roberts, London Gazette September 10th, 1901, for having rendered "special and meritorious service;" and by General Lord Kitchener, December 8th, 1901, for his "distinguished good service."

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

COOPER A

Sergeant

COURTENAY George Edward

Lieutenant, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, was killed in action near Paardeberg, Debruary 18th, 1900. He was born in March, 1875, educated at Wellington (where he was in Suanders' House), and entered the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders from thr Royal Military College in February, 1895, being promoted lieutenant October, 1897. He was serving with the Mounted Infantry. This officer's death is mentioned in the despatch of Field Marshal Earl Roberts, from Paardeberg, February 28th, 1900.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

CULLIS W E

Trooper 5th Lancers

DAUBENEY R J C

Lance Corporal Light Horse

DAVIS T H

Lance Corporal 4th B K R R

DAVIS W

Private

DEE W

Private C G A

DENNIS John Tracton

Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, died in hospital, at Aliwal North, from enteric, May 2nd, 1900. He was educated at Cheltenham, and entered the Royal Dublin Fusiliers from the Gloucestershire Royal Engineer Volunteers, November 4th, 1899. He served with his battalion, in Natal, with the Natal Field Force, and had been wounded. His name is inscribed on the Eleanor Cross War Memorial at Cheltenham College.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

DICK-CUNYNGHAM, VC William Henry

Lieutenant Colonel. Commanding 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders, died Jan 7th, 1900, from wounds received in action at Ladysmith on the previous day. A stray bullet at 3,000 yards from the enemy mortally wounded him. He was the fifth and youngest son of the late Sir William Hanmer Dick-Cunyngham, eighth baronet, of Presonfield and Lambrughtoun, co. Ayr. Lieutenant-Colonel Dick-Cunyngham was born June 1851, and educated at Trinity College, Glenalmond. He entered the 92nd Highlanders in 1872, was promoted lieutenant 1873, captain 1881, major 1891, and lieutenant colonel 1897. He served in the Afghan War, 1878-80, and was present on transport duty in the advance on Kandahar and Khelat-I-Gilzai under Sir Donald Stewart; with the Thul Chotiali Force under Major-General Biddulph (mentioned in despatches); under Earl (then Sir Frederick) Roberts in the Koorum Valley Field Force in the 92nd Gordon Highlanders, including the engagement at Ali Kheyl; he also took part in the operations round Kabul, December, 1879, including the attack on the Sherpur Pass, being mentioned in despatches and awarded the Victori Cross (VC). He was with the Maiden Expedition in 1880 as acting adjutant of a wing of the 92nd Gordon Highlanders, including the engagement at Charasiah, April 25th (mentioned in despatches); accompanied Earl Roberts in the famous march to Kandahar, and was present at the reconnaissance of August 31st, and at the battle of Kandahar (mentioned in despatches, and received the medal with two clasps and bronze star.) He was awarded the V.C. "for the conspicuous gallantry and coolness displayed by him on December 13th, 1879, at the attack on the Sherpur Pass in Afghanistan, in having exposed himself to the full fire of the enemy, and by his example and encouragement rallied the men, and by his example and encouragement rallied the men, who, having been beaten back, were at the moment wavering at the top of the hill." He served in the Boer War, 1881, as adjutant of the 92nd Gordon Highlanders, and led them into action Elandslaagte. He fell early in the charge, wounded by a bullet in the leg. A sergeant of his battalion writes concerning him that on this occasion "he lay and cheered on the men; he tried to be up at the end of the charge, but could not manage it." He completely recovered from this wound, and returned to duty only to be again struck down, January 6th, this time mortally. He was uncle to Sir William Dick-Cunyngham, the preset baronet, and married in 1883, Helen, daughter of Mr. Samuel Wauchope, C.B. Lieutenant Colonel Dick-Cunyngham is buried in the Town cemetery at Ladysmith. The Gordon Highlanders have erected a cairn to his memory on the spot where he fell.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

DODWELL T C

Private

DREW Percy James Vaughan

Lieutenant, Kimberley Corps, died at Potchestroom on July 28th, 1900.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

DREW W

Private

EAGAR Edwatd Boaz

[Spelt EAGER on memorial] Captain, 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, was killed in action at Belmont, November 23rd, 1899. He was a son of Colonel E H Eagar, was born April 7th, 1860, and educated at Wellington, where he was in the Blucher. Captain Eager (sic) entered the 41st Foot from the Royal Military College, August, 1880, and was transferred to the 5th Foot in October of the same year, being promoted lieutenant July, 1881, and captain anuary 1890. He was adjutant to the 3rd V.B Northumberland Fusiliers, June 1891, to June 1896. He served in the Nile Expedition 1898, and was present at the battle of Khartoum, receiving the medal, also the Egyptian medal, with clasp. It is stated that he was killed by a wounded Boer who was holding up a white flag. Captain Eagar was married to a daughter of Colonel Thoyts, and left a widow and four children.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

EVANS G H

Private R B

EVES H A

Trooper

FERGUSSON Gilbert Charles Dalrymple

Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade, was killed in action in a sortie from Ladysmith December 11th, 1899. He was the only surviving son of Colonel J A Gergusson, p.s.c. (late of the Rifle Brigade), St Philip's Lodge, Cheltenham, Professor of Tactics, Military Administration, and Law at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, up to August, 1900. Lieutenant Fergusson was a nephew of Sir James Fergusson, M.P., was born August, 1874, and educated at Marlborough, where he was in the football team, being an excellent half-back. He was also captain of the Rifle Corps. He joined the Rifle Brigade from the Militia September, 1896, being promoted lieutenant December, 1898. Lieutenant Fergusson served in the Soudan campaign under Lord (Then Sir Hrbert) Kitchener, 1898, with the 2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade, and was present at the battle of Khartoum, receiving the British medal with clasp. He afterwards served in Crete, and was employed as Departmental Commissioner, being mentioned in despatches by Sir H. Chermside. Lieutenant Fergusson accompanied his battalion to South Africa in October, 1899, from Crete, and served with it in Natal till his death, being present at the battle of Lombard's Kop. He is buried at Ladysmith. His name is inscribed on a tablet which has been placed in Marlborough College Chapel in memory of all Marlburians who fell in the war.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

GRANVILLE W

Lance Corporal Grenadier Guards

GRAY B

Sergeant-Major

GURNEY J

Private

GUTHRIE Baillie

Lieutenant, City of London, 35th Company (Middlesex), Imperial Yeomanry (C I V). Died of enteric 16 May 1900 at Naauwpoort. Aged 40. Third son of the late James Baillie Guthrie.

Guthrie. - Lieut. G. Baillie Guthrie, 35th Company I.Y. (Middlesex), died of enteric, at Naauwpoort, May 16th, 1900. He was the third son of the late James Baillie Guthrie, Esq., and was 40 years of age. He had attained the rank of captain in the Middlesex Yeomanry, but, volunteering for active service in South Africa, he was granted a commission as lieut. in the I.Y., Feb. 7th, 1900, when he proceeded to South Africa, and served in Cape Colony till his death.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

HARRIS W

Corporal 4th H

HEWER F E

Lance Corporal

HOOPER C H

Private

JENKINS T S

Private DTG

KIDMAN F

Private W R

KING A

Private

KNOX Eustace Chaloner

Lieutenant-Colonel and Brevet Colonel, commanding the 18th Hussars, died in London of acute pneumonia after a few days illness February 18th, 1902. He was the son of the late Lieutenant General Richard Knox, Honourary Colonel of the 18th Hussars, was born in March, 1860, and served in the ranks for nearly three years and a half. He was promoted lieutenant in the 18th Hussars, August, 1882, captain, April, 1886, major May, 1896, lieutenant colonel September, 1900 and brevet colonel the folloeing November. Colonel Knox was adjutant of the cavalry depôt from 1894 to 1897, and was then appointed adjutant of the cavalry brigade which post he held till September, 1898. He served throughout the Nile Expedition of 1884-85 with the Light Camel Regiment, and took part in the operations of the Desert Column, receiving the medal with clasp and Khedive's star. In the South African War he took part in the action at Talana Hill, and the defence of Ladysmith, being mentioned in despatches by Lieutenant Colonel Sir George White, March 23rd, 1900, and by General Sir Redvers Bull, November 9th, 1900, (London Gazette, February 8th, 1900), receiving the brevet of colonel. In December, 1900, he was appointed to the command of the 2nd Cavalry Brigade in South Africa, which appointment he held till July, 1901. At the time of his death, he was at home on leave through ill health. Colonel Knox is buried at Brookwood.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

KNOX-FLETCHER Arthur Charles Septimus

[Listed as FLETCHER in Last Post] Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment, died of enteric at Bloemfontein May 24th, 1900. He was 20 yeras of age, and netered the Royal irish Regiment from the Royal Military College January, 1900, only four months before his death. He proceeded to South Africa in February, and joined the 1st battalion of his Regiment, but contracted enteric a few weeks after arrival.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

MAISEY T

Private 1st VBGR

MARTIN F C

Sergeant ASC

MEYRICKE Robert Evelyn

Lieutenant, Royal Engin eers, died of enteric at the Base Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, on March 8th, 1900. He was born in July, 1874, educated at Cheltenham and entered the Royal; Engineers from the Royal Military Academy, November, 1894, being promoted lieutenant November, 1897. Lieutenant Meyricke was stationed in SOsuth Africa before the commencement of the war, and served in Natal up to the date of his death. His name is inscribed on the Eleanor Cross War memorial erected at Cheltenham College.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

MILES W

Private

MORRIS Thomas

Lieutenant, 6th Dragoon Guards, was killed in action at Sprinbokfontein, January 26th, 1902, first reported as missing, it was afterwards discovered that he had been killed. He was the only son of the late Thomas Morris, Esq., of Coomb, Carmarthenshire, was born May, 1879, and educated at Cheltenham. He entered the 6th Dragoon Guards from the 3rd Battalion South Wales Borderers in October, 1899, passing second on the Cavalry List, and was promoted lieutenant May, 1900. Lieutenant Morris took part in the advance on Johannesburg and Pretoria, and the subsequent engagements around Belfast and Machadadorp and the advance to Baberton. The day he was killed he had been called on to surrender, and on scornfully refusing was shot down. Lieutenant Morris was buried by some Boers in a little farmyard at Oshock, Transvaal. His name is inscribed on the Eleanor Cross Memorial at Cheltenham College.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

MOTT W R

Private

NAISH C

Private

NEAVE Arthur Cormack

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment, was killed in action near Paadeberg, February 18th, 1900. He was born in June, 1877, and entered his Regiment from the New Zealand Local Military Forces November, 1899. This officer's death is mentioned in the despatch of Field Marshall Earl Robert's from Paadeberg, February 28th, 1900. 2nd Lieutenant Neave was also mentioned in despatches, London Gazette, September 10th, 1900.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

PEARCE A

Lance Corporal 5th Dragoon Guards

PIGEON A J

Private

POWELL C

Private

REGAN T

Private

REID -

Sergeant R G A

SHOWERS Eden Currie

Lieutenant Colonel, 2nd-in-command of Lumsden's Horse and late commandantSurma Valley Light Horse Volunteers, was killed in action near Thaba N'chu, April 30th, 1900. He was the son of the late Major General St. George Daniel Showers, of Fort William, Calcutta, and late of Cheltenham. Lieutenant Colonel Showers was educated at Edinburgh Academy, and at Wellington, where he was in the Blucher from 1859-62, and played for the school in both the cricket and football teams. He served for some time in the Bengal Constabulary, and had been a tea planter in Assam, A monument, raised by public subscription, has been erected to his memory at Silchar.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

SOLE E A

Trooper

STONE W C

Sergeant NMP

TAYLEUR A

Trooper Imperial Yeomanry

THEOBALD Stanley Reay

Lieutenant, 9th Lancers, died at Wolvevlei, Cape Colony, on August 12th, 1901, of wounds received in action three days previously. He was the son of Colonel Percy Theobald, of Cheltenham, was born in September, 1877, and educated at Cheltenham College. He entered the 9th Lancers in September, 1897, being promoted lieutenant in October, 1900. He accompanied his Regiment from India to South Africa September, 1899 and served with the Kimberley Relief Force, taking part in the engagements at Belmont, Enslin, Modder River, and Magersfontein, and had been slightly wounded. Lierutenant Theobald subsequently served in the advance on Bloemfontein, being present at Paardeberg and Driefontein. On April 28th, 1900, he was reported to have been killed near Thaba N'chu. It was eventually ascertained. however, that he was a prisoner at ~Pretoria. On the advance of Field Marshal Earl Roberts he was released, and then saw much fighting, but having suffered from an attack of enteric had been advised to return home. Lieutenant Theobald, however, preferred to remain in South Africa, hoping tmo see the end of the war. He was mentioned in despatches by General Lord Kitchener on December 8th, 1901, for "exceedingly gallant conduct on several occasions." His name is inscribed on the Elranor Cross War Memorial at Cheltenham College.

Source: The "Last Post": Roll of Officers Who Fell in South Africa 1899-1902 by Mildred G Dooner reprinted by Naval & Military Press

WAITE H J

Private

WHITE C

Private

WILCOX W W

Private Gloucestershire Regiment

Officers NCO and men (Vol.) belonging to Cheltenham who served in South Africa.
ARTER A M

Corporal SAC

ARTER C

Trooper

BAKER A

Trooper

BALDWIN F

Trooper

BARNARD A J

Lieutenant CH

BEARD O

Private

BEDDARD F A

Trooper

BENDALL W A

Corporal

BENWELL C

Lieutenant

BETHELL

Trooper

BETHELL

Trooper

BUCKLAND G A

Lieutenant

BULL A

Sapper

BUNSTON A

Lance Corporal

BURROUGHS F

Trooper

BUTLER J

Sergeant

CALDERWOOD A

Trooper BH

CHESHIRE F C

Sergeant

CLARK E K

Trooper

CLARK H S

Corporal

CLAY R R

Private

CLOWES D R

Lieutenant, Cape Mounted Rifles

CLOWES P C

Captain, WABC (Listed in The Times, 11 Dec 1901, pg.10, as Lieut. P C Clowes, Cape M.R. who was discharged from hospital to duty)

CODBY W H

Lance Corporal Sergeant Imperial Yeomanry

COOMBES J

Sapper

COWLEY A S

Private Joined POC

CROWTHER G

Trumpeter

DAVIDSON F

Trooper

DAVIS S R

Private 2nd South Wales Borderers

DEE W

Trooper MTG

DEVEREUX H S T

Private

DICKINSON G

Trooper

DICKS E W

Trooper

DIX S C H

Private

DODWELL A

1st GREV Corporal

ELMES R F

Corporal

EVANS T

Private Colour-Sergeant POC

EXCELL SP

Private

FARMER H

Sapper

FRANCIS F G

Sergeant

FRASER A W

Trooper

FRASER C F

Private 2nd GH

FRASER W A

Trooper

GLENNY H Q

Lieutenant

GREAVES R H

Trooper

GRIEVE G

Second Corporal

HARRIES A

Private

HARRIS H

Sapper

HASTINGS G

Sergeant CMP

HOGARTH H B

Lieutenant

HOLMAN A V

Sergeant

HOLTAM W

Trooper

HOOPER E

Corporal

HOPTON G

Shoeingsmith Royal Field Artillery

HUBAND T A

RGH Imperial Yeomanry Veterinary Officer

ISAAC W

Shoeingsmith

JAMES C O

Private

JAMES H

Private

JEWELL C L

Corporal NZ

JONES W

Trooper

KARN J R

Sapper

KING H C

Trooper

KINGSTON C

Private Joined SAC

LAWRENCE A E

Private

LAWRENCE F

Sapper

LENTHALL E G

Trooper CMR

MACDONALD

Major Imperial Yeomanry

MARSHALL F J

Trooper RFF

MARTIN

Doctor, Medical Corps

MASSEY W

Captain EGMR

MATHER W A

Trooper

MATTHEWS F A W

Trooper

MATTHEWS G H S

Trooper SH

McDONELL W F

Captain

MERRY H

Trooper

MEULBROUCK A

Sapper

MILES S E

Trooper

MORGAN W H

Private Army Service Corps

MOUAT-BIGGS C E F

Second VBGR Captain

NEVILLE -

Trooper SAC

NIBLETT A R

Private VBSWB

PEEBLES Herbert Walter

Trooper 250, Canadian Mounted Rifles. Discharged 13th September 1900 for a commission in the Army. Enlisted Edmonton, Canada December 1899, aged 22, 155lbs, fair complexion, brown hair, blue eyes, height 5 feet 11½ inches, girth 35½ inches, religion Church of England. Born Cheltenham. Rancher by trade. Son of Colonel J Peebeles of Cheltenham. Single man. Awarded the Queen's Medal with four clasps (Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Cape Colony and Orange Free State).

See National Archives Of Canada Boer War Database Archives Reference: Reference: RG 38, A-1-a, volume 83 Microfilm reel number: T-2082, RG 9, II-A-5, volume 14 Microfilm reel number: C-1863)

PRICE J W

Sergeant Squadron Sergeant-Major Imperial Yeomanry

RANSOM F M

Corporal SAC

ROBERTS A

Sapper

ROCK H G

Sapper

ROGERS F F

Lieutenant

ROSOMAN R F S

Trooper

RYDER F

Sapper

SALLIS J

Sapper

SAUNDERS J S

Trooper

SEAGER A

Sergeant-Major

SHAW C A

Private

SMEETON E

Corporal

SMITH D P

Private

SPARROW S

Trooper

ST CLAIR-FORD A

Trooper

SUCH H

Sapper Joined Imperial Yeomanry

SUMPTION G J

Trooper CTH

TANNER W E

Sergeant EKR

THOMPSON S

Private Joined Army Medical Corps

TRELEAVEN W H

Private

VILLAR J F

Sergeant KS

WALKER S

Trooper

WALWIN H A

Trooper

WARNER H

Trooper

WELLS A

Private

WHITE A J

Trooper

WILLIAMS L G

Trooper LH

WILSON A

Lieutenant BC

WILSON R B

Captain

WORKMAN R

Trooper

WYLLIE J M

Private

YATEMAN G E

Private Joined Imperial Yeomanry

YOUNG H

Corporal Sergeant Imperial Yeomanry

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