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Sunday, 30 November 2003
1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles, Nominal Roll
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1st NSWMR 

1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles

Nominal Roll

 

In 1911, Lieutenant-Colonel P. L. Murray, produced a marvellous Boer War reference detailing all the contingents sent from Australia to South Africa, giving a brief history of the formation and finally, listing all the soldiers who saw service in South Africa with that unit. The book was called, Official Records of the Australian Military Contingents to the War in South Africa. It is now the standard reference and starting place for any person interested in pursuing information about Australian involvement in the Boer War.

Murray, P. L., Official Records of the Australian Military Contingents to the War in South Africa, pp. 61 - 69.

 

1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles



451 Private Archibald ABBOTT

520 Private Martin ABEL

3 Sergeant Ralph Rowland ALLEN

468 Private George Fraser ALLEY

349 Private Frederick Thomas ALLWOOD

Lieutenant Charles Godfrey ANDERSON

453 Corporal George ANDERSON

354 Private George William ANDERSON

16 Private Alexander ANDREWS

531 Private George Thomas ANDREWS

258 Private William Henry ANDREWS

14 Private William Arthur ANGELL

13 Private William Thomas ANNISON

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Sergeant Stanley Ross ANTILL

15 Private Thomas Samuel APPLEBY

257 Private Richard APPLEYARD

360 Sergeant William John Robert APPS

358 Private Charles W ARGAET

447 Private Ernest E Allen ASHTON

126 Private Walter ASQUITH

17 Private Samuel Charles ATCHISON

359 Private Francis ATTWOOD

308 Corporal Henry Charles AVERN

 

191 Private Herbert O BAKER

128 Private Thomas William BALDWIN

467 Private Charles Hulme BARBER

432 Private Walter BARNES

469 Private James BARTLETT

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511 Private Louis Phillip BASSIERE

285 Private Alfred BATES

437 Corporal James BATES

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454 Private William BECK

118 Private Thomas C BELLAMY

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365 Sergeant James BL BENT

344 Private Clarence WG BENTLEY

192 Private Frederick William BEST

231 Private John W BIDDLE

303 Trumpeter Christopher S BINNS

361 Private Sydney BIRD

219 Private William Harold BLACKMAN

25 Private George James BOULTON

190 Private Thomas Leslie BOWDEN

24 Private Walter Edward BOWDITCH

428 Lance Sergeant Ernest AH BOWLER

19 Private George Walter BOWLING

22 Private Henry Thomas BOWMAN

18 Private Frederick Charles BRACK

21 Private Herbert Henry BRADSTOCK

20 Private Sydney Edgar George BRADSTOCK

26 Private Charles Joseph BRADY

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23 Private Benjamin Henry BRAUN

153 Sergeant Charles L BRAUN

551 Private Charles Arthur BREWER

291 Private Robert BRIEN

128 Private George Claude BRIGHT

218 Private Hill Roland BROADHURST

525 Private William John BROWE

129 Private Charles BROWN

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28 Corporal Sidney Douglas BUCKLETON

193 Farrier Sergeant Ernest James BUCKLEY

27 Private Henry Martin BUDD

363 Private August H BURMEISTER

292 Private Edward BURNS

233 Private James BURNS

346 Private Walter James BUTTON

 

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296 Private Joseph H CALLAGHER

426 Private Allan CAMERON

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260 Private Patrick Ewen CAMERON

262 Private Dalgetty G CAMPBELL

297 Private Robert Bruce CAMPBELL

165 Corporal William CAMPBELL

298 Private James CARDELL

29 Private George Edward CARPENTER

232 Private Henry Stedman CARR

244 Private John Hugh CARTER

223 Quartermaster Sergeant William CARVER

235 Private Walter CAVANAGH

4 Corporal William CHANT

295 Acting Sergeant James CHRISTIE

294 Private John H CHRISTISON

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36 Private Joseph David CLARKE

207 Private Thomas James CLEARY

261 Private Percy Gregory CLEMENTS

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477 Private Edwin James CONYBEARE

194 Private Silas COOK

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32 Private Alexander CORNS

480 Trumpeter Sydney Thomas COTTER

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31 Private James William Ralph COUPE

33 Private Albert David COXHEAD

34 Private Edward COYLE

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166 Private William Alfred CRAPP

30 Private Albert CREECH

351 Private Charles G CRIPPS

343 Private John Clinch CRIPPS

243 Private Henry Garlick CRISP

236 Private WJ CUNNINGHAM

342 Private Ernest Joseph CURBY

 

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249 Private William DALE

372 Private James R DALLEY

373 Private John EF D'APICE

245 Private Walter T DAVIDSON

37 Private Vincent DAVIS

39 Private John DAWES

38 Private Francis Scholefield DAWSON

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221 Private Thomas E DENNISON

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475 Private William DIVALL

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307 Sergeant Thomas William DONOVAN

310 Private Roland A DOUGLAS

Lieutenant Frederick Allan DOVE

300 Private Arthur T DOWSE

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302 Private Oliver A DUFFY

179 Private Arthur Offord DUPREZ

215 Private James DWAN

 

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41 Private Bertram Kinmond EDGAR

7 Sergeant James Robertson EDNEY

206 Sergeant James HV EDWARDS

196 Private George Arthur ELLIS

317 Corporal Patrick Joseph ENGLISH

479 Private Sydney Lechmere EVANS

438 Private Leslie EZZY

 

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530 Private James FANTON

167 Private Albert E FERRIE

353 Private Hugo Charles John FERRIS

478 Lance Corporal Cuthbert FETHERSTONHAUGH

263 Private Walter Henry FINCH

490 Farrier Sergeant William Henry FINCH

374 Private William JW FISHER

197 Corporal George Henry FLEMING

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528 Private Rudolph W FOGG

127 Private Michael Joseph FOSTER

377 Private John William Edward FOULSTONE

46 Private Cyril FOWLER

312 Private Kirk Stanley FOX

375 Private Archibald FRASER

45 Private Donald FRASER

44 Private John Clarence FRASER

129 Private John Edward FRASER

506 Sergeant Major Robert Donald FRASER

43 Private William FRASER

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101 Corporal Samuel Frederick FREEMAN

311 Private William FREEMAN

287 Private Robert A FRY

208 Private George G FULLER

376 Private Thomas A FULTON

 

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168 Private Henry George GAITES

471 Private Guy Spencer F GALLOWAY

133 Private John GANNON

Lieutenant James C GARVAN

49 Private Arthur Thomas GATES

169 Private Thomas GATES

52 Private William GILBERT

314 Private Ernest GILMOUR

216 Private Patrick J GILSHANEN

131 Private Thomas DY GLANHAM

48 Private Harold Thomas GLANVILLE

132 Private William H GLOVER

315 Private David GODSELL

51 Private Sidney Henry GOODSALL

12 Sergeant Harry George GRACE

181 Private Reginald GRACE

237 Private John Joseph GRAHAM

316 Private John William GRAY

486 Private Cecil Richard GREAME

238 Private Alfred Edward Raynes GREENOW

47 Private George Reginald GREY

Captain Andrew Pitt GRIBBEN

489 Farrier Sergeant Henry St.John GRIBBEN

264 Farrier Sergeant Sydney Alexander GRIBBEN

154 Private Joseph William GRIBBLE

155 Lance Corporal William GRIBBLE

50 Private John Daniel Revel GRIMMOND

198 Private Thomas GUNNING

 

55 Private Richard HALL

60 Private Belton Andrew HALLEY

224 Private Robert HALLIWELL

304 Trumpeter Joseph Alexander HAMILTON

488 Shoeing Smith Peter Joseph HANDCOCK

378 Private Charles Bent HANSON

286 Private Henry Syvert HANSON

54 Private Alexander Forrester HARDIE

504 Farrier Samuel Moss HARDWELL

Lieutenant William Rupert HARRIOTT

555 Private Samuel Ernest HARRISON

265 Private Alexander J HART

499 Private William John HART

492 Shoeing Smith George J HATTON

319 Private Francis Reginald HAYS

320 Private Lessian F HAYWARD

323 Private William HAZEL

59 Private Duncan Edward HEBBLEWHITE

379 Corporal Somerville HELSHAM

321 Private William Downer HENERY

156 Private John William HENRY

357 Private Henry HENSHAW

57 Private John Francis HICKEY

56 Private Leslie Charles HILL

Captain Maurice Alfred HILLIARD

121 Private Ellis Elijah HINES

266 Private Alfred John HODGES

53 Private Edward Martin HOFFMAN

Lieutenant Grantley AH HOLBORROW

246 Private Edward P HOLLAND

352 Private Louis Harry HOLM

Lieutenant William HOLMES

529 Private Leslie RA HOPKINSON

58 Private James Joseph HOWARD

135 Private Athol Norman HOWELL

157 Private Charles Alfred HUGHES

322 Private Thomas HUGHES

170 Sergeant Frederick James HUMPHRIES

134 Private Herbert HUNT

 

171 Private Arthur C IRELAND

136 Shoeing Smith William Edward IRELAND

517 Private Gerald IRVINE

 

326 Private Edward JAMES

324 Private Frederick William JAMIESON

182 Private Edmund JEFFREY

137 Sergeant Charles JOHNSON

248 Private Reginald JOHNSTON

422 Private Thomas JOHNSTON

62 Private Arthur Franics JONES

122 Private Charles William JONES

325 Private Collin JONES

247 Private Henry Harold JONES

356 Private John JONES

64 Private Charles Stanley JOYCE

 

330 Corporal William James Fraser KEAY

355 Private John Ross KELLY

Lieutenant Robert Hume Vandeleur KELLY

445 Private John Percival KELMAN

507 Sergeant Major Joseph KENDALL

327 Private Frederick Adolphus KENNEDY

444 Private John Rattray KESSELL

329 Private Charles KEY

65 Private Money Dyason KEY

66 Private Sidney Harrison KEY

470 Private Barnett KIDDLE

805 Trumpeter William Martin KIMBELL

199 Lance Sergeant Frederick KING

112 Private Joseph Robert KING

431 Private Charles Norman KITE

430 Private George Harold KITE

Lieutenant Colonel Guy Cunninghame KNIGHT

158 Private Arthur Henry KORTLANG

328 Private Edward Victor KREMER

 

524 Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant Henry Noel LACEY

138 Private Arthur R LAKE

514 Private Percy William LAKE

250 Private John Joseph LARKIN

283 Private Herbert LARMAN

Corporal Frederick L LEARMONTH

Lieutenant Charles Arthur LEE

68 Private Frederick Henry LEE

159 Lance Corporal Thomas James LEES

268 Corporal Franklin H LEGGE

Lieutenant George Herbert LEGGE

Captain James Gordon LEGGE

474 Private William E LEGGETT

251 Private William M LEGH

381 Private Alfred Henry LENEHAN

Captain Robert William LENEHAN

463 Private Robert Hugh LENNON

267 Private Thomas B LENNON

172 Private Henry Jones LEWIS

1 Sergeant Major Frederick Pontifex LIGGINS

139 Private Francis Sydney LINDON

526 Sergeant Frederick William LINDSELL

160 Private Joseph Charles LINN

Lieutenant Marcus William LOGAN

69 Private Walter LOW

67 Trumpeter Augustus Thomas William LUSHER

Lieutenant Charles George Sydney LYDIARD

183 Private George Albert LYE

523 Private David William LYNCH

290 Private Richard Thomas LYNCH

 

211 Private Ebbie J MACARTHUR

429 Private Joseph MACCABE

254 Private Allan M MACDONALD

78 Private William Chisolm MACDONALD

5 Corporal William Thomas MACDONALD

436 Private James H MACGREGOR

335 Private Andrew Hector MACKAY

126 Private John Edward MAHER

207 Private James MALONEY

8 Corporal Sydney Edgar MARTIN

275 Private William Henry MARTIN

73 Private Ernest Edwin MASCORD

332 Saddler George MASON

334 Private Frank Reginald MATTHEWS

269 Private Lewis Earl O MAUND

253 Private William M MAXWELL

71 Private Edward Francis MAY

274 Shoeing Smith Alexander MCALPINE

74 Lance Corporal Sidney Henry MCCANN

142 Private Ernest Edward MCCLELLAND

210 Private John MCCRACKEN

76 Private Henry Dixon MCCREDIE

272 Private Arthur B MCFERRAN

276 Private Richard Webb MCGILL

Lieutenant John Patrick MCGLINN

510 Private Henry James MCGRATH

462 Private John Blumer MCJANNETT

337 Private Peter Fraser MCKELLOR

433 Sergeant Frederick Stephen MCLEAN

209 Private John Hector MCLEAN

83 Private Simon MCLENNAN

200 Private Alexander W MCMILLAN

503 Private John Maher MCMILLAN

75 Trumpeter Arthur Victor MCNAIR

331 Private Aubrey MCPHEE

143 Private James MCRAE

333 Corporal Joseph MCSWEENEY

299 Trumpeter William A MELVILLE

313 Private Henry JT METCALFE

81 Private John Robert MILLINGTON

271 Private Edward James MILLS

255 Private Allan B MITCHELL

141 Private Charles H MITCHELL

270 Lance Corporal John Basil MITCHELL

161 Private William Henry MOONEY

527 Private David Thomas MOORE

85 Private Wallace Melbourne MOORE

80 Private Percy Herbert MORRIS

84 Private Thomas Loyd MORRIS

338 Private Thomas Hamilton MORROW

421 Quartermaster Sergeant Hugh Stanley MORTIMER

72 Private Benjamin MOWBRAY

2 Sergeant Harry Haire MOWBRAY

435 Private William Joseph MULHEARN

140 Corporal Robert Thomas MUNRO

336 Shoeing Smith John James MURPHY

70 Private William Henry MURPHY

79 Private Alfred John MURRAY

 

87 Private William Henry NASH

340 Private William James NEILD

339 Private Robert NEILSEN

Lieutenant William Augustine NEWMAN

508 Sergeant John NICHOLSON

441 Private Horace P NIXON

491 Shoeing Smith David Peter NOAKES

173 Corporal Charles Tucker NORRIS

306 Trumpeter George NUGENT

 

440 Private Walter Edward OAKES

174 Private William Smith O'BRIEN

464 Private Ernest Chalmer OGLE

460 Private Henry Joseph OLDFIELD

259 Private Charles T O'NEILL

89 Private Edgar OSBORN

201 Private Alexander H OSBORNE

88 Private Ernest Alfred OWENS

 

90 Private Joseph PALAZZI

124 Saddler Sergeant Silvio Alfred PALAZZI

449 Private Rupert TS PALMER

144 Sergeant Sydney Ernest PARKES

163 Private James PARKINSON

386 Private Arthur Kercy PARROTT

175 Private Charles Irving PATEMAN

213 Private George PAUL

94 Private Harold PAUL

93 Private William Henry PEARCE

552 Private Arthur Richard PEEK

225 Private Allan L PHILLIPS

384 Private Edward PHILLIPS

418 Private Alfred PICKERING

241 Private William PICKLESON

240 Private Arthur Henry PICOT

145 Private Augustine Dennis PLASTO

242 Private Sinclair PLOWMAN

239 Corporal Henry Benyon PODMORE

95 Private George William POOLE

350 Private Walter William Edwin POPE

277 Private Frederick Stanley PORTER

419 Private Lionel BO PORTER

91 Private Harry POTTER

383 Private Patrick POWER

92 Lance Corporal William Parker PRIOR

 

256 Trooper EH RAMSLEY

380 Private George RAWE

97 Farrier Sergeant Henry Laurie REID

401 Private Thomas James REID

102 Private Alfred George REX

494 Private John Robert REYNOLDS

278 Lance Corporal Mark H REYNOLDS

392 Private William Suttor RICH

98 Private John RICHARDSON

500 Private William Henry RICHARDSON

390 Private Malcolm RIGG

176 Private Caleb James ROBERTS

184 Lance Corporal Ralph Ernest ROBERTS

226 Private David ROBERTSON

465 Private Thomas C ROBERTSON

96 Lance Corporal Alexander Stuart ROBISON

100 Private Stewart ROBSON

289 Private William John ROGERSON

400 Private George ROLLESTON

202 Private Thomas William ROSS

391 Private William H ROSS

123 Private Francis William P RUDD

101 Private Harold Hector RUSSELL

99 Private John Thomas RUSSELL

 

396 Private Robert Alfred SANDON

108 Private Sidney Henry SAXELBY

104 Private James SCANLAN

228 Private Francis SEWELL

109 Private Arthur John SHADDOCK

417 Private Albert James SHARP

107 Private Alfred SHARPE

279 Private John Arthur SHEFFIELD

446 Private Edward Volney SILK

399 Private George AD SIMPSON

397 Private Frank L SINCLAIR

439 Private Robert SMALL

177 Sergeant Alexander SMILEY

147 Corporal James SMILLIE

280 Private Albert George SMITH

148 Private Arthur Enoch SMITH

496 Saddler Charles Roy SMITH

185 Corporal Edward Selwyn SMITH

106 Private Frederick Victor SMITH

443 Private Sydney J SMITH

103 Private Clifford Melville SOUTHEY

203 Sergeant Warner Edward SPALDING

110 Private George Henry SPILSBURY

498 Private Charles Greenwood SPOONER

146 Private Reginald SPRING

394 Private Charles A ST. CLAIR

149 Private Ernest Walter STANTON

393 Private James Alexander STEEL

395 Quartermaster Sergeant David John STEWART

10 Corporal William Joseph STINSON

Private Percy Edward STIRTON

111 Private John Alexander STOREY

105 Lance Corporal Stephen STRETTLES

534 Sergeant Edward John SULLIVAN

214 Private John P SWANSTON

398 Private Henry SYMONS

 

459 Sergeant Thomas Kells TAPLIN

515 Private John TARLINGTON

476 Lance Corporal Charles F TAYLOR

11 Private Prince Richard TAYLOR

410 Private William Graham TAYLOR

114 Private William St. John TAYLOR

229 Private Harold Lewis TEPPER

112 Private Edward Davies THOMAS

455 Private Norman E THOMPSON

186 Private William Athol THOMPSON

150 Private John THORNDIKE

178 Private Henry THOROUGHGOOD

403 Private Richard Henry TIDY

281 Private Charles John TONKIN

402 Private Francis H TONKIN

485 Private Graham VO TREATT

404 Private Dominic Joseph TRIM

553 Shoeing Smith Herbert L TULLIDGE

434 Sergeant Joseph V TYRRELL

 

452 Sergeant Caleb F VACCHINI

 

407 Private George WALKER

6 Lance Corporal Arthur David WALLACE

484 Private John Cassels WALLACE

405 Lance Sergeant William WALLACE

282 Private Charles Henry WARBURTON

456 Private Edward George WARD

187 Private Walter WARD

505 Sergeant Major Thomas H WATSON

Lieutenant William Walker Russell WATSON

533 Private Hubert WATTS

427 Private Frederick WEATHERLY

483 Shoeing Smith Joseph WEBSTER

412 Private Alfred Osmond WEISS

188 Private George Taylor WELLS

119 Private Stephen Leslie WELLS

347 Private Albert Simmends WHEELER

117 Private Alfred Henry WHILEY

186 Private Frederick William WHINFIELD

518 Private James Ginger WHITE

509 Sergeant Major Thomas W WHITE

466 Private Henry Carr WHITEHEAD

120 Private Phillip Henry WICKERSON

409 Private Austin WILLIAMS

414 Private Phillip WILLIAMS

118 Private Thomas Joseph WILLIAMS

116 Private David WILLIS

415 Private Norman WILSHIRE

512 Private James L WILSON

408 Private John WILSON

472 Private John James WILSON

204 Private Daniel WIRTH

457 Private Emanuel WOLPERT

151 Private Cecil Talbot WOODS

115 Private Patrick John WOODS

473 Private David Stanley WRIGHT

 

284 Private Victor YATES

411 Lance Corporal William George YEO

502 Private James A YOUNG

481 Private John William YOUNG

230 Private William Frederick YOUNG

 

Further Reading:

1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles

1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles, Roll of Honour

Boer War, 1899 - 1902

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles, Nominal Roll

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Monday, 10 May 2010 11:49 AM EADT
New South Wales Mounted Rifles, "A" Squadron, Roll of Honour
Topic: BW - NSW - NSWMR_A

Boer War, 1899 - 1902

Australian Forces

Roll of Honour

New South Wales Mounted Rifles, "A" Squadron


Poppies on the Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial, Canberra

 

The Roll of Honour contains the names of all the men known to have served at one time with the New South Wales Mounted Rifles, "A" Squadron and gave their lives in service of Australia, whether as part of the New South Wales Mounted Rifles, "A" Squadron or another unit during the Boer War.

 

Roll of Honour

 

William John ABRAHAMS, Killed in Action Abraham's Kraal, 10 March 1900.

Alfred Edward Elkington ALLEN, Wounded in Action Spruitfontein, 6 April 1900; Died of Enteric fever at Pretoria, 18 October 1900.

 

William BENDER, Died of Enteric Fever, Bloemfonein, 4 April 1900.

Arthur Thomas BENNETT, Killed in Action Palmfontein, 19 July 1900.

 

Verdi Robert DALY, Died of Enteric Fever, Bloemfonein, 11 June 1900.

 

Clive FLINT, Wounded in Action Klip Drift, 16 February 1900. Died of Enteric fever, Winburg, 24 June 1900.

 

Wilfred John KIRKLAND, Died of Enteric fever, Bloemfontein, 20 May 1900.

 

Edwin Horace RANSLEY, Died Sterkstroom, 27 April 1900.

Phillip John REILLY, Died of Enteric fever, Bloemfontein, 30 April 1900.

 

Albert Edward SMITH, Died of Enteric fever, Bloemfontein, 31 May 1900.

 

Lest we forget

 

 

Further Reading:

New South Wales Mounted Rifles, "A" Squadron

New South Wales Mounted Rifles, "A" Squadron, Roll of Honour

Boer War, 1899 - 1902

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: New South Wales Mounted Rifles, "A" Squadron, Roll of Honour

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Thursday, 7 April 2011 10:11 AM EADT
South African (Second Boer) War: 1899-1902, Embarkation Roll: GRE to GUY
Topic: BW - Boer War

South African (Second Boer) War, 1899-1902

Australian Participation - Full Index

Embarkation Roll: GRE to GUY

 

 

The following is an alphabetical roll of all Australians known members of the many military formations which embarked overseas during the South African (Second Boer) War, 1899-1902.

Each man is detailed on this reference list with the following information:

Service Number;

Rank on Embarkation;

First Names;

Family Name;

If applicable, any false name employed; and,

Service unit.

 

Notes

Note 1: All soldiers’ names are linked to the specific unit and date when embarkation occurred.

Note 2: There are duplications of some names in the following list. The reason for this is that the soldier embarked on more than one occasion. This was the simplest way of resolving the problem of multiple entries for a single individual.

 

Embarkation Roll: GRE to GUY

 

161 Private Albert GREENWOOD, 2nd Victorian Mounted Rifles.

423 Private Ernest GREENWOOD, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

2763 Trooper Ernest GREENWOOD, South African Light Horse.

33 Private John GREENWOOD, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

465 Trooper Nimrod GREENWOOD, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

2374 Trooper Robert William GREENWOOD, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

163 Private Harold William GREER, 2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen.

1370 Corporal Hubert GREER, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

72 Private James Ramsey GREER, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

75 Private John GREER, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

525 Private Joseph GREER, 6th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

83 Private Joseph Norman GREER, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

863 Lance Corporal William GREER, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

72 Private Arthur Ellis Wrixon GREESON, 3rd West Australian Bushmen.

Lieutenant AN GREGG, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

Lieutenant Angus N GREGG, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

136 Lance Corporal Angus Nicholson GREGG, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

715 Private Robert GREGGERY, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

473 Private James GREGOR, 6th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

303 Trooper Charles GREGORY, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

414 Private Cyril John GREGORY, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

76 Private Edward GREGORY, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

807 Private Henry Ernest GREGORY, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

1197 Trooper Percy Hobart GREGORY, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

283 Trooper William James GREGORY, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

Captain Francis Ernest GREIG, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

Lieutenant Francis Ernest GREIG, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

813 Private William Fraser GREIG, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

300 Private William Fraser GREIG, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

429 Trooper Leslie Augustus GRENENGER, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

181 Trooper Wengel GRENENGER, 1st Australian Horse.

1908 Private George Alexander GRENIER, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

332 Private Arthur Rangwall GREVELL, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

460 Sergeant Leonard Dangar GREWAR, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

Trooper AJ GREY, Brabant's Horse.

1022 Shoeing Smith Archibald GREY, Bethune's Mounted Infantry.

201 Trooper Arthur Percy Briton GREY, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

235 Shoeing Smith George GREY, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

47 Private George Reginald GREY, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

33542 Trooper HW GREY, 2nd Scottish Horse.

324 Trumpeter Lairman Ashby GREY, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

Trooper W GREY, 2nd Scottish Horse.

GREY, Border Horse.

Captain Andrew Pitt GRIBBEN, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

489 Farrier Sergeant Henry St.John GRIBBEN, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

264 Farrier Sergeant Sydney Alexander GRIBBEN, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

1630 Trooper Arthur A GRIBBLE, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

1253 Lance Corporal Benjamin Martin GRIBBLE, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

246 Trooper James GRIBBLE, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

317 Trooper John Curthen GRIBBLE, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

154 Private Joseph William GRIBBLE, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

155 Lance Corporal William GRIBBLE, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

237 Trooper Charles GRIER, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

Lieutenant Gideon James GRIEVE, Special Service Officer.

Trooper H GRIEVE, Kitchener's Fighting Scouts.

2233 Trooper John Anslem GRIEVE, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

206 Private John Hay GRIEVE, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

173 Trooper Ernest GRIFFEN, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

31613 Trooper Francis GRIFFIN, 2nd Scottish Horse.

2678 Lance Corporal Francis Thomas GRIFFIN, 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

367 Trumpeter Sergeant Major George Allman GRIFFIN, 1st Australian Horse.

59 Trooper James GRIFFIN, 1st Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen.

332 Private Louis Gerald GRIFFIN, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

1231 Trooper Patrick GRIFFIN, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

606 Trooper Richard James GRIFFIN, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

3076 Private Thomas GRIFFIN, Army Medical Corps, NSW.

249 Trooper Walter T GRIFFIN, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

2862 Trooper Albert Edward Murhall GRIFFITH, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

Lieutenant Cottinghame GRIFFITH, 5th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

Captain James de Burgh GRIFFITH, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

19 Private Richard A GRIFFITH, 3rd West Australian Bushmen.

1217 Private A GRIFFITHS, Johannesburg Mounted Rifles.

2696 Trooper Arthur GRIFFITHS, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

1160 Trooper Charles GRIFFITHS, Bethune's Mounted Infantry.

367 Private Clarence Lorenzo GRIFFITHS, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Tasmania.

Second Lieutenant Cyril Tracey GRIFFITHS, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

40902 Trooper G GRIFFITHS, 1st Scottish Horse.

2335 Trooper George GRIFFITHS, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

713 Private Harry David GRIFFITHS, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

945 Trooper Henry James GRIFFITHS, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

6 Lance Corporal Lewis Henry GRIFFITHS, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

893 Trooper Lewis Henry GRIFFITHS, NSW Lancers.

379 Private Michael GRIFFITHS, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

Lieutenant Owen Rhys GRIFFITHS, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

2339 Trooper Percival O GRIFFITHS, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

Private RH GRIFFITHS, 1st Australian Horse.

45 Trooper Robert GRIFFITHS, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

1731 Trooper William GRIFFITHS, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

654 Private Arthur Ernest GRIGG, 2nd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

63 Private James GRIGGS, 1st Victorian Mounted Infantry.

521 Private James Wallace GRIGGS, 2nd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

1573 Private Herbert GRIMES, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

40111 Trooper JA GRIMES, 2nd Scottish Horse.

1108 Private John GRIMES, 2nd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, West Australia.

17 Corporal John GRIMES, 4th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

44 Private Thomas GRIMES, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

1572 Private William H GRIMES, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

298 Private George Frederick GRIMLEY, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

50 Private John Daniel Revel GRIMMOND, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

Trooper Albert GRIMSELL, Kitchener's Fighting Scouts.

542 Private John GRIMSHAW, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

199 Trooper John William GRIMSHAW, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

1063 Corporal Charles GRIMSON, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

365 Private CH GRIMSTONE, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

956 Roy McNeill GRINHAM, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

285 Trooper Albert GRINSELL, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

947 Trooper Frederick Albert GRINSTEAD, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

330 Private Martin GROGAN, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

3713 Trooper Alick Everett GROOM, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

167 Private Charles Gresham D'Oyley GROOM, 2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen.

203 Private Charles William GROOM, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

52 Trooper Francis Arthur GROOM, 1st Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen.

91 Private Arthur Wentworth GROSER, 1st West Australian Mounted Infantry.

83 Corporal Charles Alex. Constantine GROSSER, 2nd South Australian Mounted Rifles.

77 Trooper Frederick W GROVE, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

Lieutenant Henry Chaplyn GROVER, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

665 Private David GROVES, 2nd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

21 Private Frederick Henry GROWDEN, 4th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

624 Trooper Hamley Maynard GROWDEN, 6th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

314 Private Frederick GRUBB, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Tasmania.

112 Private Henry GRUBB, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

496 Trooper Albert GRUBEL, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

3389 Trooper William Charles GRUMBLETON, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

66 Trooper Charles GRUNDIE, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

1353 Lance Corporal John GRUNDIE, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

18 Trooper Sydney GRUNDY, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

Lieutenant Stamer GUBBINS, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

648 Trooper William GUBBINS, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

41107 Trooper AV GUERIN, 2nd Scottish Horse.

1228 Private James GUERIN, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Tasmania.

674 Trooper John Aloysius GUERIN, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

34 Trooper Michael Martin GUERIN, 4th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

588 Trooper Thomas Lawrence GUERIN, 6th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

228 Private Edwin GUEST, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

2864 Private Ernest William GUEST, 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse, West Australia.

41102 Trooper H GUEST, 2nd Scottish Horse.

57 Trooper Robert William GUEST, 1st Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen.

2081 Lance Corporal Robert William GUEST, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, Tasmania.

1230 Trooper AE GUISE, Kitchener's Fighting Scouts.

577 Private James Stirling GULLAN, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

596 Trooper Richard GULLEY, 6th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

35 Trooper Harold Percy GULLY, 4th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

84 Trooper Kelvedon GULSON, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

54 Private Henry GUNDERSON, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

1405 Trooper Arthur GUNN, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

92 Trooper Richard GUNN, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

198 Private Thomas GUNNING, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

460 Trooper Thomas Francis GUNNING, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

3047 Driver WJ GUNNING, A' Bty. Royal Australian Artillery.

296 Private George Washington GUNSTON, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

363 Private John Cornelius GUNTER, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

9 Trooper Thomas N GUNTER, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

427 Trooper Thomas Neville GUNTER, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

2977 Driver Harry James GURD, A' Bty. Royal Australian Artillery.

259 Trooper Robert GURD, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

260 Trooper Henry GURRAN, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

545 Trooper John William GUTHRIE, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

168 Private Robert GUTHRIE, 2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen.

1030 Trooper Robert GUTHRIE, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

329 Private Wemyss Manley GUTHRIE, 6th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

112 Private Harry GUTTERIDGE, 4th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

1066 Private George GUTTERSON, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

396 Farrier George William Bertie GUTTERSON, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

1568 Farrier Stephen J GUTTERSON, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

1470 Private Arthur GUY, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

243 Trooper Paul James GUY, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

293 Trooper Roland GUY, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

140 Sergeant Thomas Lloyd GUY, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

397 Trooper William Henry GUY, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

280 Trooper James GUYMER, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

537 Private George Francis Arthur William GUYTHER, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

 

Further Reading:

Boer War, 1899 - 1902 

South African (Second Boer) War, 1899 - 1902, Australian Forces, Roll of Honour 

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: South African (Second Boer) War: 1899-1902, Embarkation Roll: GRE to GUY

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Thursday, 18 October 2012 3:54 PM EADT
New South Wales Infantry Contingent, Legge Letter 6 December 1899
Topic: BW - NSW - NSW Inf
 

NSW Inf

New South Wales Infantry Contingent

Legge Letter 6 December 1899

 

Legge Letter 28 December 1899

 

After the arrival of Captain JW Legge in South Africa, he sent a series of letters to Sydney describing the activities of the New South Wales Infantry Contingent. They are a mixture of action and issues and so allow the reader to get to know this unit in an intimate manner. The personality of Legge comes through very clearly in his commentaries. The following is a transcript of his letter dated 28 December 1899.

 

Cape Town
6 December 1899

From the Officer Commanding NSW Infantry Unit
To the CSO, Victoria Barracks

Sir

I have the honour to report that, since leaving Cape Town, the regular routine of drills has been carried out, except where interrupted by bad weather.

The health of the men has been good, except some cases of high favour resulting from vaccination, and that of No. 33 Pte Coxhead, who has been reported by the Medical Officer as suffering from rheumatic fever and unable to proceed on Active Service. If possible he will be sent back to Sydney.

There has been no crime to speak of, the few cases being rather the result of inexperience.

On arrival at Port Elizabeth the SS Aberdeen was ordered to Capetown, where we arrived this morning. There has been a great amount of routine to go through before advancing to the front.

I am under orders to start tonight or early tomorrow morning for De Aar, where the rest of the Australian Infantry with us will join one Battalion under Colonel Hoad with Major Eddy as Second in Command.

The whole of the transport and stores have to be left behind with the Mounted Rifles except personal equipment, tents, blankets, WP sheets, and cooking pots, also the Maxim Gun and 1 set of harness.

A buck wagon and Scotch cart, with mules is to be supplied at De Aar.

It is needless to say that we are all disappointed at this turn, as we are prevented from gaining experience through close association with an Imperial Battalion.

The question of pay is on that is full of difficulties. The local Paymaster states that no arrangement has been made at all by the NSW Government. This means that I cannot keep faith with those men who have signed to draw more than Imperial rates in South Africa. Further I am informed that I can only draw and must draw in full for any particular period.

The result is that I cannot draw as much, as they are entitled to, for some men, while for others I must draw more than they are entitled to receive here, on account of payment to their order at home. In the latter case I can hardly make the man sign for a larger amount and receive on a smaller.

I must respectfully ask therefore to be absolved from confusion of accounts, which has been put beyond my control.

The Company Officers and the men are taking 3 day's rations and an emergency ration, and full supplies of Ball Ammunition when leaving tonight, as the line is not in a safe condition on one flank.

Respecting the pay, I beg to point out that I have in hand some £260 undrawn by some of the men. This I propose to use if necessary, although representing savings, and I trust that I may be credited with the necessary remittance monthly. I have acquainted Lieutenant's Holmes and Logan with the contents of this letter, so as to provide for contingencies.

The men appear to be keen and confident, under the circumstances, and they are the only Australians who have had experience with the Martini Lee Enfield Rifle, they ought to do well. Some very fair collective ball firing was done on the voyage.

I have etc
Signed JS Legge, Captain,
Commanding NSW Infantry Unit.


Cape Town, 6 December 1899

Captain Antill desires me to state that he posted his report before leaving regarding the pay and that he fully concurs. It is hoped that the differences between Imperial rates and the portion of the NSW rate drawn here may be remitted as requested. There is further no pay available for the period December 1st to December 8th inclusive.

Signed JG Legge, Captain.

 

War Diaries

All War Diaries cited on this site should be read in conjunction with the Australian Light Horse Studies Centre, AIF War Diaries of the Great War, Site Transcription Policy which may be accessed at:

Australian Light Horse Studies Centre, AIF War Diaries of the Great War, Site Transcription Policy 

 

 

Further Reading:

New South Wales Infantry Contingent

New South Wales Infantry Contingent, Roll of Honour 

Boer War, 1899 - 1902

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: New South Wales Infantry Contingent, Legge Letter 6 December 1899

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Sunday, 10 April 2011 9:32 AM EADT
"A" Squadron, NSW Mounted Rifles, Antill Letter, 14 November 1899
Topic: BW - NSW - NSWMR_A

A Sqn NSWMR

"A" Squadron, NSW Mounted Rifles

Antill Letter, 14 November 1899

 

Antill Letter, 14 November 1899

 

The following transcript is of a letter written by Captain John Macquarie Antill, Officer Commanding the New South Wales Mounted Rifles contingent to South Africa to the New South Wales Chief Staff Officer and Assistant Adjutant General Colonel Henry Douglas Mackenzie.

Albany, 14th November 1899

From: Officer Commanding The Troops, SS "Aberdeen"
To: The Assistant Adjutant General

Sir

I beg to report, following one from Melbourne, that the SS "Aberdeen" arrived at this port at 10 am this day.

The passage from Melbourne has been very rough, a heavy sea the greater part of the way, finishing with a gale the last twenty-four hours.

No horses have been lost, although two got down yesterday morning, and were with difficulty recovered.

The health of the troops is very good, except a few colds. Private Nicholson (Forbes) Mounted Rifles developed Gonorrhoeal Rheumatism at Melbourne and has been in Hospital since. A Medical Board has reported that he is unlikely to be convalescent for some time, and that as his complaint necessitates isolation and is dangerous to men living in the same quarters I have after consultation with Captain Legge and on their strong recommendation decided to return him from Albany. He will return by the first available boat. I have directed him to report to you on arrival.

The spirits of the men are good, although up to date a number have suffered from sea-sickness.

When weather permits drill and exercise is carried on by both units.

I have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your obedient servant
JM Antill, Captain
Commanding Troops per SS "Aberdeen".

 

 

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War Diaries and Letters

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Australian Light Horse Studies Centre, War Diaries and Letters, Site Transcription Policy 

 

 

Further Reading:

New South Wales Mounted Rifles, "A" Squadron

New South Wales Mounted Rifles, "A" Squadron, Roll of Honour

Boer War, 1899 - 1902

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920

 


Citation: "A" Squadron, NSW Mounted Rifles, Antill Letter, 14 November 1899

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