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Forum: Boer Wars - (1880-1881) & (1899-1902) suggest (1880-1902)

  1. Relief of Mafeking

    I am trying to get info. on my late Grandfather, Owen Parry 31/10/1882, Born in Liverpool Lancs. who served in the Boer War. I have a bible given to him prior to embarking for South Africa with the 5th. Kings Reg. & an obituary notice from his death on 12th. March 1967, See photo this mentions that...

    Started by parryo‎, 21-01-2018 3:21 PM
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  2. Post 1902 Invalided to Royal Hosp Chelsea?

    My grandfather's Boar War Records (1899 - 1902) 2nd East Surrey Reg, shows that he was invalided back to England to Royal Hospital Chelsea. Where can I find out more as to his invalidity?

    Started by Lady D‎, 18-12-2017 4:20 PM
    boar war casualties, invalidity, patient records
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  3. Post ALFRED CLARKE S/n:10401-10th Battery,Bore War

    Looking for any information on ALFRED CLARKE, S/n:10401 Bore War, 10th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. He was discharged from Aldershot & records has his intended place of Res: 30 Pemberton St.,Old Trafford, Manchester, Discharge Date: 12 May 1902. His Medal somehow ended up in Australia, and has...

    Started by youngie‎, 14-12-2017 11:02 AM
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  4. Correction James Kennedy

    Hi, James Kennedy 1st battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers Corporal No. 4312 Died Feb 9, 1900 Intombi camp I was wondering if someone could look up record -- would like to know place of birth and next of kin.

    Started by Kennedyflynn‎, 29-11-2017 3:20 AM
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  5. Boer war Royal Irish Fusiliers

    Hi, I was wondering if someone can look up record for a relative of mine James Kennedy Corporal No. 4519 Royal Irish Fusiliers Died 1899 buried Pretoria?

    Started by Kennedyflynn‎, 26-11-2017 10:18 PM
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  6. Boer War - Hoey

    Hi Everyone, Need some help here, I have a chap who served in South Africa in 1901 according to his wife's census details. Presumably that would have been the Boer War. According to their child's birth certificate in 1900 her fathers occupation: Private in the 2nd Battalion Royal...

    Started by nezzz888‎, 05-10-2017 3:08 PM
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  7. Boer War Chelsea Pensioner

    SQUIRE SOLOMON HOWE - as given on death Record. Solomon Howe was born in 1820 in Derbyshire, England. Married twice, but no name of spouse on death record. Date of Death: 19 May 1885 age 65 Place of Death: De Beers. More information needed - any help appreciated. Thank you.

    Started by JoanHarrison‎, 03-09-2017 10:16 AM
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  8. 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 12:49 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 7:01 AM
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  10. Help to identify regiment

    Hi any help to id these soldiers greatly appreciated. Picture taken circa 1910 Northern Africa.

    Started by Petes303‎, 22-04-2017 6:25 PM
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  11. Essex Regiment - E Jones

    Hello My G G'father's WW1 records show that he had previous military service having joined the Essex Regiment in 1897. Am I right in assuming he would have served in the 2nd Boer War? His name was Edward Jones, born 1874 Stratford, Essex. I've attached the first page of his Short Service...

    Started by RachelMcV‎, 28-02-2017 5:48 PM
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  12. 21st Lancers - Seeking information/photos.

    Seeking information about my Great-Grandfather, Charles John Lawrence Smith https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/records/7068586/private-c-smith-21-lancers/ Any information or photos would be fantastic, I'd love to be able to find out more about him or stories about the 21st lancers in the...

    Started by JamesBlunsdon‎, 18-02-2017 4:56 PM
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  13. Pte A Maddell and Drmr J Lowe

    While finding (Pte J Lomas (DoD 16/01/1902) my Great Uncle's grave at Mafikeng, my daughter found markers for 2 other members of the North Lancs: Pte Maddell DoD 06/07/1901 and Drmr Lowe DoD 15/01/1902. I have photos of both markers if there is anyone searching for these 2 soldiers.

    Started by StintonLomas‎, 31-12-2016 12:46 AM
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  14. 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 8:41 PM
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  15. 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 4:42 PM
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  16. 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 3:45 PM
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  17. HLI actions during 1901-1902

    Can anyone direct me to information regards the Highland Light Infantry after 1900? A friend's GGF was in SA until January 1903 but I can't find anything beyond 1900 on the HLI or the Highland Brigade. Was this because it had now become a guerrilla war?

    Started by unitedsound‎, 10-12-2016 9:16 PM
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  18. Great Grandfather Based in India around 1901

    Trying to find out about John Burke Irish. Sadly have no birth details. He was married in Dublin 1893 in Portobello Barracks. He was based in Boherbee Baracks, Tralee, Co. Kerry in 1897 when his 2nd son was born. And his third son was born in India around 1901 or 1902. I think he must have...

    Started by Burkie‎, 21-11-2016 8:42 PM
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  19. Question Seeking information on my Great Grandfather

    Hi I'm trying to track down information about my Great Grandfather who was in the Boar War. His name was Francis Little Fee. He was born on 28 10 1867 at Ballylesson in County Down. According to the 1901 Irish census the family were living at 71 Canmore Street in Belfast and he is...

    Started by Post-it‎, 07-11-2016 5:39 PM
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  20. looking for info on Great Grandfather

    Hello, my Great Grandfather George Robinson is listed as a soldier on his marriage Certificate on 22nd April 1884 in the R C Church of Fermoy, Cork. I know from research that Fermoy had an Army Barracks for training purposes there at that time and was wondering if anyone could help me identify...

    Started by Gelw62‎, 31-10-2016 1:12 PM
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