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  1. In Memoriam by Steve Watt

    Hi Just wondering if anybody has a copy of this book who would be willing to look up the record for a Great Uncle who we have just found out died? at? Mafeking. Apparently he was wounded at Kaalfontein in May '01 and subsequently contracted a disease at Mafeking in Jan'02

    Started by StintonLomas‎, 26-08-2011 1:49 AM
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  2. Red face George William Walker

    Hello, I have my Great Grandfather's Boer War medals and I am having them mounted and framed. I just need a little more information about him if possible to complete the picture. He was known as William Walker although his first name was George. He was in the Durham Light Infantry. He was a...

    Started by Clarabell‎, 23-08-2016 9:41 PM
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    24-08-2016, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  3. Private Peter Flynn

    Hi I am trying to locate any Military records about my great great grandfather Private P Flynn. He was born in Dublin around 1858-1864 and initially joined the Royal Sussex regiment around 1880. He fought in Egypt and Sudan with the Sussex regiment. He also fought in South Africa (Boer war)...

    Started by taylor8212‎, 06-02-2016 10:53 PM
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    Hi All, This is my first post on this site so i'm a bit green so to speak. I'm currently researching my family tree, but specifically my Great Grand Father Joseph Parker. Joseph was born in 1881 in Aberdare , South Wales. All we know about his military history is from my father. He served...

    Started by ddraigcelt‎, 19-06-2016 1:18 PM
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    20-06-2016, 9:17 AM Go to last post
  5. Smile Trying to find details of a great grandfather

    Hi, I am trying to find out any details on my Husband's Great Grandfather, whom we have been told was blinded in Boer War. Details I have - William Woolston Ball born 1865 Ilkeston Derbyshire, I have details of him up until 1881 census, then nothing until 1901 census where he turns up married and...

    Started by jennyball‎, 02-05-2016 3:38 PM
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  6. Missing from 1901 census

    My gandfather Alfred George Rowley born Dec 1879 is missing from the 1901 census (at least I can find him!). This led me to think he might have been away at the Boer War for two reasons 1 He was a Barnado's boy in the 1891 census and they encouraged boys to join the military 2 He became blind...

    Started by Peter‎, 10-06-2008 7:38 PM
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    22-05-2016, 2:21 AM Go to last post

    Hello, I am new to genealogy, so please excuse me if I ask some silly questions:smile: My great grandfather, Harry Reginald Wade was born 30 September 1879 either Karachi, India or England (info taken from family bible and death notices). I am told that Harry Wade was a british soldier in the...

    Started by Dawnh1‎, 12-09-2015 4:30 PM
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  8. uniform

    I am totally confused over this uniform. I have ben told by several people that this man is in the 17th lancers in the Boer War. But then another person said "I have doubts that Carson was a 17th Lancer, the image shows he is a Cpl, yet he is not wearing a rank arm badge which was worn by all Cpls...

    Started by sucy88‎, 01-05-2016 2:44 PM
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  9. Nurses burial locations

    Where am I likely to obtain a list of burials for the nurses who died in the Boer War? Tony

    Started by Tonym‎, 16-04-2015 4:45 PM
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    15-04-2016, 3:49 PM Go to last post
  10. T Coughlan

    Service number 4389 LANCERS I am looking for full first name(s) and his address on record. PAUL COUGHLAN GREAT GRANDSON

    Started by paulcgln‎, 04-04-2016 5:42 PM
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  11. Irish Regiments in Boer War

    Has anyone heard of Irish Regiments called Dragoon Guards or Lord Strathcona's Horse? I am trying to find a friends grandfather who was Irish and in one of these Regiments in the Boer War.

    Started by daisynook‎, 30-03-2016 9:02 PM
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  12. Trying to find my Great Grandfather

    Hello, I am trying to discover what became of my Great Grandfather Hugh Quinn. His story goes like this he was a solider the Royal Inniskillen Fusiliers and was sent to SA to reinforce the 1st Battalion the Northumberland Fusiliers. he took part in the battle of Cape Colony. We have been told many...

    Started by BennyB‎, 26-02-2016 4:13 PM
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  13. Marquis of Tullibardine's Scottish Horse

    I wonder if anyone can assist me with my great-uncle Robert Green. He was one of 250 Australian recruits provided for the 2nd Bn. of the Marquis of Tullibardine's Scottish Horse, a non-Australian unit in the Boer War. He joined on 24 September, 1901, and was recruited in Victoria, Australia. His...

    Started by Shelties‎, 27-12-2014 7:35 AM
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  14. James Henry Campbell Sergeant 15th Hussars

    James Henry Campbell killed Majuba Hill 26th Feb 1881 -1st Boer War. Cant find any records for him anywhere.

    Started by bobmacc‎, 16-01-2016 12:26 AM
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    Hello My Grandfather JOHN WILLIAM WOODSIDE was a Gunner in the Royal Artillery stationed at Fareham, Hampshire in 1891. We believe he went to the Boer War in 1898-1902. I am trying to find his Service Records and they haven't appeared on Ancestry or FindmyPast yet. Last February I wrote to an...

    Started by patriciaberry38‎, 31-08-2010 8:01 AM
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    01-01-2016, 12:54 AM Go to last post
  16. Boer war Soldiers enquiry?

    Hope you are all well and had a good Christmas I am looking into a family with a military history in the black Watch in the Boer war and WW1. So far okay on the WW1 research but new to the Boer War. Alexander Morrison Born Montrose, Scotland. 1880/1881- 1902. 2nd Black Watch, Royal Highland...

    Started by Andy2016‎, 28-12-2015 10:44 PM
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  17. Post Abel candy,

    Born May 1845, Wiltshire. New Zealand, 43 Light Infantry, no.779, 1845-1866 Sudan 1stBattalion, No 1722, 1884-1866 Help please delahuntypaATyahooDOTcom

    Started by Delahunty‎, 22-04-2015 6:40 PM
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  18. Scots Guards travel to SA

    Hi, GG Grandfather was 2nd Battalion Scots Guards, left the reg in 1889 but signed up as a reservist for 9 years. Must have volunteered given the date but call up or volunteer, he sailed out with the 2nd battalion on the Britannic in 1900. Am I right in thinking the regulars of the 2nd...

    Started by grameka‎, 22-11-2015 10:51 PM
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  19. Question 89th regiment

    i have found a record of my great grand mother born in india the only other info i have was her father was in the 89th foot regiment service no 470 i am trying to get information on his wife any one know where i should look

    Started by rosemariac‎, 22-05-2014 4:26 PM
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  20. Boer War Expertise - help please

    Hi everyone, Having discovered two relatives who lost their lives in the Boer War, I am now having a crash course in Boer War history. However, would appreciate any help. Alfred Edward Sach 6459, 3rd Battalion Essex - Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry died 23 Jan 1901 Corporal...

    Started by Hollyberry1962‎, 27-05-2014 9:12 AM
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