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Monday, 1 December 2003
"A" Squadron, NSW Mounted Rifles, Nominal Roll
Topic: BW - NSW - NSWMR_A

A Sqn NSWMR

"A" Squadron, NSW 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. 33 - 34.

 

 

"A" Squadron, NSW Mounted Rifles

 

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

107 Private Herbert AGLAND.

116 Private George Edward ALEXANDER, Invalided to Australia, 2 June 1900.

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

Major John Macquarie ANTILL.

9 Corporal James APPS.

106 Private Reginald Thomas ARNOLD, Discharged in Cape Town, 30 November 1900.

85 Private Francis William AXAM.

 

69 Private Samuel BALL.

70 Private Thomas BALL, Wounded in Action, Klip Kraal, 17 February 1900, invalided to England. Returned to South Africa, August 1900.

5 Sergeant William Henry BARHAM.

82 Corporal Amos Albert BATEUP, Invalided to Australia, 3 July 1900 .

16 Private Reginald Richard BATTYE, Invalided to Australia, 7 July 1900.

17 Private William BENDER, Died of Enteric Fever, Bloemfontein, 4 April 1900.

18 Private Arthur Thomas BENNETT, Killed in Action, Palmietfontein, 19 July 1900 .

19 Private Thomas George BIRD, Invalided to Australia, 3 November 1900.

86 Private James BLACKWOOD.

78 Private Arthur BODE, Invalided to Australia, 3 November 1900 .

87 Lance Corporal Albert John BOLLARD.

20 Private William BOND, Wounded in Action, Paardeberg, 22 February 1900.

21 Private Ed. Counde BULL.

117 Private Walter BULL, Invalided to Australia, 2 August 1900 .

88 Private Michael Joseph BURKE, Invalided to Australia, 12 July 1900 .

89 Private Arthur Albert BUTLER.

108 Private Patrick James BYRNE, Attached to Royal engineers, 18 June 1900 .

 

113 Lance Corporal Hugh James CAMERON.

23 Private George CHESHER, Wounded in Action, Paardeberg, 19 February 1900 .

90 Private Ed. Thomas CLEARY, Invalided to Australia, 14 July 1900 .

91 Private George CLIFFORD, Invalided to Australia, 13 August 1900 .

77 Private Herbert CORBETT, Invalided to Australia, 2 June 1900 .

25 Private Austin Clarendon COX, Invalided to Australia, 23 October 1900 .

24 Private William Sydney CRIPPS.

 

37 Bugler Verdi Robert DALY, Died of Enteric Fever, Bloemfontein, 11 June 1900.

26 Private Charles John DARKEN, Invalided to Australia, 3 November 1900 .

27 Private Walter Henry DAWSON, Invalided to Australia, 12 July 1900 .

7 Farrier Sergeant J DENNY, Invalided to Australia, 14 July 1900 .

28 Corporal Dugald DRUMMOND.

 

102 Private John FIELD, Invalided to Australia, 3 July 1900 .

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

 

30 Farrier Sergeant Hubert GARLICK.

122 Private Henry George GATES, Returned to Australia, 15 November 1900.

8 Lance Sergeant John Robert GILFILLAN, Invalided to England, 31 July 1900.

31 Private Charles GOSPER, Invalided to Australia, 15 May 1900.

 

32 Private Ernest James HACKETT.

33 Private Edwin George HAWES.

81 Sergeant John Martin HAWKEY.

120 Private Frederick St. Ledger HAYES, Invalided to Australia.

123 Private Michael Henry HEALEY, Invalided to Australia, 2 June 1900 .

Warrant Officer Richard Charles HOLMAN.

43 Private James HOPKINS.

103 Private John HUGHES, Invalided to Australia, 17 August 1900.

 

34 Private Arthur Herbert JAMES.

115 Private Herbert William JENKYNS.

 

126 Private Charles Richard KELAHER.

36 Private John KELLY.

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

 

37 Corporal Charles Arthur LEE, Promoted to Lieutenant and transferred to Mounted Infantry.

38 Private Gifford Caleb LEETE.

39 Private Edward James LINDSAY.

104 Private William George LLOYD, Invalided to Australia, 13 August 1900.

 

45 Private Joseph Henry MAPLES, To hospital, 3 February 1900 and on discharge to General Hutton's Staff. Invalided to Australia, 3 November 1900.

114 Private Charles MARKS.

108 Private George MASON, Invalided to Australia, 23 October 1900.

74 Private George MAXTED, Invalided to England, 31 July 1900 .

119 Private Alfred MAXWELL, Wounded in Action, Thaba N’chu, 30 April 1900 Invalided to England, 27 November 1900.

92 Private John MAXWELL.

2 Squadron Sergeant Major Adam MCALLISTER, Wounded in Action, Zand River, 7 May 1900.

44 Corporal David MCALLISTER.

124 Private Alexander MCALPINE.

40 Private Alexander MCDONALD, Returned to Australia, 3 November 1900.

41 Private John MCDONALD.

42 Private Norman MCGREGOR.

43 Private Peter MCGREGOR, Returned to Australia, 3 November 1900.

Lieutenant Harold MCINTOSH.

Captain Archibald Alexander MCLEAN.

105 Private William MCLEOD, Invalided to Australia, 3 November 1900.

46 Corporal Charles Robert MILLAR, To Hospital, 8 May 1900. Pay Sergeant Colonial Forces, Cape Town. Regimental Sergeant Major Maitland Camp, 13 December 1900.

47 Private Christian MILLER, Invalided to Australia, 3 July 1900.

14 Trumpeter Charles George MILLS, Invalided to Australia, 26 June 1900.

93 Private Patrick Thomas MOORE.

49 Private Michael George MOSS.

50 Private James MULLAMPY, Returned to Australia, 3 November 1900.

51 Private George MURRAY, Wounded in Action, Diamond Hills, 12 June 1900.

 

94 Sergeant Robert John NETHERY.

Lieutenant Joseph NEWMAN.

 

Lieutenant Arthur John Macarthur ONSLOW, Wounded in Action, near Heilbron, 21 May 1900.

83 Corporal Edmund OSBORNE, Wounded in Action, Zand River, 7 May 1900.

12 Corporal Frank Patrick OWENS, Wounded in Action, Paardeberg, 19 February 1900.

 

101 Private Wellington Henry PEARCE, Invalided to Australia, 3 July 1900.

125 Private James PERRITT, Invalided to Australia, 14 July 1900.

76 Private Walter Frank PITT, Invalided to England, 19 July 1900.

53 Private Pembroke POTTS, Invalided to Australia, 5 May 1900.

54 Private William Cuff QUINN, To hospital, 30 April 1900, afterwards to Ceylon with Boer prisoners.

127 Private Frederick William RAFTER, Invalided to Australia, 14 July 1900.

128 Private Edwin Horace RANSLEY, Died Sterkstroom, 27 April 1900.

48 Private Alfred John REEVES, Attached to Royal Engineers from 18 June 1900. Enteric fever.

95 Private Phillip John REILLY, Died of Enteric Fever at Bloemfontein, 30 April 1900.

129 Private Samuel Geekie ROBINSON.

130 Private James ROSS.

 

79 Private Wilfred SAVAGE, Invalided to England, 31 July 1900.

96 Private Henry SHARPE, Invalided to Australia, 5 May 1900.

97 Private Robert SHARPE.

58 Private Albert Edward SMITH, Died of Enteric fever, Bloemfontein, 30 May 1900.

60 Corporal Rex SMITH.

98 Private Benjamin Charles SPEARING, Invalided to Australia, 2 June 1900.

110 Private Robert William STAINES.

109 Private Watson Augustus STEEL.

75 Private Graham STEWART, Invalided to Australia, 3 July 1900.

61 Private Harold Bruce SUTTOR, Invalided to Australia, 12 July 1900.

56 Private James Henry SWAN, Invalided to England, 21 October 1900.

57 Lance Corporal Richard SWAN.

62 Private Michael James SYMONDS, Invalided to Australia, 5 May 1900.

 

Lieutenant Douglas Keith Lucas TOOTH, Wounded in Action, Palmietfontein, 19 July 1900. Commissioned 9th Lancers. Left Squadron 13 December 1900 for England.

63 Private George Spurway TREVITT, Invalided to Australia, 3 July 1900.

99 Private William George TWEEDIE, Wounded in Action, at Klip Kraal, 17 February 1900. Wounded in Action, at Thaba N’chu, 30 April 1900.

 

72 Private George WAITE.

64 Private John WALKER, Deserted to Hammesberg, 29 May 1900. Sentenced by Court Martial to 2 years imprisonment for theft.

84 Squadron Quartermaster Sergeant John WARDROBE.

80 Sergeant Major John WASSON.

65 Private Lous Charles WATERSON, Invalided to Australia, 23 October 1900.

71 Sergeant Albert Ernest WEARNE, Invalided to Australia, 17 August 1900 .

104 Sergeant James WEBSTER.

11 Lance Sergeant Sydney WEEKES.

66 Private Leslie WEST.

458 Private John WILSON.

67 Private Richard Stephen WILSON.

121 Private Ernest WINDEYER.

100 Private William Edward WINTLE.

 

68 Private Horace YOUNG, Invalided to Australia, 3 November 1900.

 

111 Private Ernest ZGLINCKI, Invalided to Australia, 3 July 1900.

 

To access the full roll with all actions and medals listed, go to:

"A" Squadron, New South Wales Nominal Roll

 

Acknowledgement: Many thanks to Colin Renshaw who provided Medal Roll information and corrections to the drafts. 

 

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, Nominal Roll

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Wednesday, 13 April 2011 2:13 PM EADT
1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles, Outline
Topic: BW - NSW - 1NSWMR

1st NSWMR 

1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles

Outline

 

Lieutenant Colonel Knight, Commanding Officer, 1st NSW Mounted Rifles
[Picture: Town and Country Journal, 20 January 1900, p. 27.]

 

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, p. 57.

 

First New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

This was the first Contingent despatched from New South Wales which did not consist entirely of drafts from local regiments or of men recruited from different local infantry regiments. One squadron from the Mounted Rifle Regiment had already been sent, together with a company of infantry which as mounted in South Africa. It was now resolved that three squadrons of Mounted Rifles should be raised; to be "B," "C," and "D" squadrons of the 1st Regiment, and that the squadron and company at the seat of war should be "A" and "E" squadrons respectively. Men who were good shots and good riders were required, and preference was given to those serving, or who had carved, in the local forces, provided they fulfilled the necessary qualifications. Reservists and men of civilian rifle clubs were also eligible on the same terms.

The establishment authorized was:-

Staff:
1 major,
1 adjutant and quartermaster,
3 sergeants,
2 drivers,
3 batmen;
Total, 10, with 11 horses.

 

Details of a company (or squadron):
1 captain,
4 subalterns,
1 colour-sergeant,
4 sergeants,
1 farrier-sergeant,
4 shoeing-smiths,
2 buglers,
6 corporals, 9
2 privates (including batmen),
5 drivers;
Total, 120, with 130 horses.

 

Dismounted:
1 saddler,
5 batmen riding spare horses,
2 cooks,
2 wagon-men;
Total, 10.

 

New South Wales Mounted Rifles trooper in full kit.

[Picture: Town and Country Journal, 20 January 1900, p. 21.]

 

Clothing, etc.

Articles of uniform supplied as authorized by G.O. 146 (27th December, 1899) were as follows-

Two F.S. jackets, khaki tweed, without facings;

2 pairs Bedford chord pants;

1 large FS, hat;

1 F.S, cap;

2 pairs puttees;

2 pairs Cossack boots;

1 great coat.


Arms and equipment.

MLE rifles and sword-bayonet,

cartridge-belt with supporting-braces.

Fully horsed and provided with saddles.

Regimental transport was also provided.

Officers ware granted £25 towards outfit.

 

The Premier of New South Wales, WJ Lyne, addressing the 1st NSWMR as they were leaving for the ship Southern Cross.

[Picture: Town and Country Journal, 27 January 1900, p. 37.]

 

Embarkation and Return.

The three squadrons of the regiment, under the Command of Lieutenant Colonel Knight, embarked at Sydney on the transport Southern Cross on the 17th January, 1900, end arrived at Cape Town on 17th February, disembarking on the 19th. It comprised 20 officers, 385 sergeants and rank and file, with 404 horses and 17 carts. Of those, 3 Officers and 20 others ware killed or died, 3 officers and 4 others were transferred to 2nd and 3rd Mounted Rifles, 3 officers and 21 others were struck off the strength in South Africa, 1 officer and 4 others were commissioned in the Imperial Army; 11 officers and 336 others returned to Australia.

As thus reduced, the regiment again embarked at Cape Town on 30th March, 1901, and arrived at Sydney on 29th April, disembarking on the 1st May. The only port of call was Fremantle.

 

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, Outline

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Monday, 10 May 2010 10:22 AM EADT
South African (Second Boer) War: 1899-1902, Embarkation Roll: GOO to GRE
Topic: BW - Boer War

South African (Second Boer) War, 1899-1902

Australian Participation - Full Index

Embarkation Roll: GOO to GRE

 

 

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: GOO to GRE

 

1954 Private Henry GOOS, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

713 Private Adolphus GORDON, 2nd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

552 Private Adolphus GORDON, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

2134 Sergeant Alec. Gilligar GORDON, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

247 Private Archibald Andrew GORDON, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

2 Private Archibald George GORDON, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

317 Private AV GORDON, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

145 Private Charles Thomas GORDON, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

453 Private E GORDON, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

387 Private Francis Christopher GORDON, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

447 Trooper George GORDON, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

83 Private George Fernando GORDON, 2nd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

880 Corporal George Grosvenor GORDON, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

239 Corporal Henry GORDON, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

161 Private Henry Clement GORDON, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

415 Trooper Hugh GORDON, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

2307 Lance Corporal Huntley Campbell GORDON, 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

Colonel JM GORDON, Special Service Officer.

2302 Shoeing Smith John George Gay GORDON, 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

388 Private Joseph GORDON, Army Medical Corps, NSW.

194 Private JS GORDON, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

82 Trooper Leonard William GORDON, 2nd South Australian Mounted Rifles.

36996 Corporal MCM GORDON, 1st Scottish Horse.

2933 Trooper Meldrum Guy GORDON, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

177 Private PJ GORDON, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

Lieutenant Robert GORDON, 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry.

1328 Quartermaster Sergeant Robert Charles GORDON, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

201 Private Thomas Henry GORDON, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

193 Lance Corporal Thomas Spencer GORDON, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

36823 Trooper WG GORDON, 2nd Scottish Horse.

2589 Lance Corporal Wilfred GORDON, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

13 Private William Francis GORDON, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

2748 Private William John GORDON, 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

2679 Private William Matthew Alexander GORDON, 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

286 Private Edward GORE, 7th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

168 Private Robert GORE, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

98 Private William GORE, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

174 Trooper William GOREY, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

97 Private George Henry GORMAN, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

22 Private Jerome Thiege GORMAN, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

150 Private John GORMAN, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

60 Private Thomas GORMAN, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

212 Private Thomas GORMAN, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

2504 Trooper Alfred Patrick GORMLEY, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

238 Private WJ GORMLEY, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

321 Private John Brown GORRIE, 5th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

80 Private Albert Edward GORST, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

9 Private Alfred John GORST, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

Private T GORTON, South African Light Horse.

31 Private Charles GOSPER, 'A' Sqn. NSW Mounted Rifles.

52 Trooper Charles John GOSPER, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

3464 Trooper Frederick William GOSPER, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

725 Trooper Albert Edward GOSS, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

2704 Trooper Arthur GOSS, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

2023 Private Herbert GOSS, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, Tasmania.

173 Private John Ernest GOSS, 7th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

495 Corporal Lionel GOSS, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

Trooper GOSS, British South African Police.

104 Trooper William Hay GOSSE, 2nd South Australian Mounted Rifles.

169 Trumpeter Frederick Thomas Henry GOUCHER, 2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen.

Sergeant Major Thomas GOUCHER, 2nd Tasmanian Bushmen.

Sergeant Major Thomas GOUCHER, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

1430 Private Laurence James Watt GOUDIE, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

339 Trooper William George GOUGH, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

345 Lance Corporal Albert Clarence Montrose GOULD, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

153 Private Albert Edward GOULD, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

1 Laundry Superintendant Ellen Julia GOULD, Army Medical Corps, NSW Nurses.

237 Sergeant George Edward GOULD, NSW Lancers.

386 Trooper James Edward GOULD, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

518 Private Arthur Thomas GOULLET, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

68 Corporal Lionel GOULY, 3rd West Australian Bushmen.

361 Private John Claudius GOURGAUD, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

1368 Private Albert William GOURLAY, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

1712 Trooper David B GOURLAY, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

1183 Private Garnet Rupert GOURLAY, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Tasmania.

495 Trooper Arthur Charles Gordon GOURLEY, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

422 Trooper Frederick Davidson GOWER, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

2610 Gunner Bernard GOWING, A' Bty. Royal Australian Artillery.

1074 Trooper Richard Henry GOWLAND, 1st Australian Horse.

1195 Private John Leslie GOYEN, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Tasmania.

41115 Trooper G GRACE, 2nd Scottish Horse.

Lieutenant Harry George GRACE, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

12 Sergeant Harry George GRACE, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

1356 Trooper John Joseph GRACE, Bethune's Mounted Infantry.

Nursing Sister MA GRACE, Princess Caroline's Army Nursing Reserve.

446 Farrier Sergeant Martin Joseph GRACE, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

181 Private Reginald GRACE, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

585 Private Thomas Deloris GRACE, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

175 Trooper Thomas GRACIE, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

1373 Corporal William Keir GRADY, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

139 Private Alfred Adolphus GRAHAM, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

249 Private Archibald GRAHAM, 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry.

171 Trooper Arthur James GRAHAM, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

390 Private David Burgoyne GRAHAM, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

Lieutenant Dugald Maxwell Lockwood GRAHAM, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

1361 Private George GRAHAM, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

2147 Trooper George Ethelbert GRAHAM, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

715 Private Henry GRAHAM, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

Trooper J GRAHAM, Brabant's Horse.

184 John GRAHAM, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

237 Private John Joseph GRAHAM, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

1934 Sergeant John Joseph GRAHAM, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

158 Private P GRAHAM, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

2301 Private Percival Thomas GRAHAM, 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

1208 Private Peter GRAHAM, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

Trooper Robert J GRAHAM, Bethune's Mounted Infantry.

3366 Trooper Ross GRAHAM, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

84 Private Thomas GRAHAM, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

600 Private Thomas GRAHAM, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

815 Private Thomas Alexander GRAHAM, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

78 Private Thomas Alexander GRAHAM, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

1629 Trooper William Abell GRAHAM, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

130 Farrier William James GRAHAM, 5th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

461 Trooper William Johnstone GRAHAM, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

Lieutenant Edward Phillip GRAHAME, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

529 Orderly Room Clerk Edward Phillip GRAHAME, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

85 Private Lewis GRAINGER, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

Trooper Martin GRAINGER, Roberts' Horse.

41074 Trooper GD GRAMS, 2nd Scottish Horse.

517 Trooper John Thomas GRANLEESE, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

172 Private Alexander Stewart GRANT, 7th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

1203 Private Alfred GRANT, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

340 Private Archibald James GRANT, 2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen.

51 Private Collingwood McKenzie GRANT, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

31617 Trooper DG GRANT, 2nd Scottish Horse.

1963 Trooper Duncan GRANT, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

360 Private Ebenezer GRANT, 2nd Victorian Mounted Rifles.

601 Private FR GRANT, 2nd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

918 Trooper Frank GRANT, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

536 Trooper George Porter GRANT, 6th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

141 Private Henry GRANT, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

51 Trooper Henry Alfred GRANT, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

301 Private James GRANT, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

Trooper James GRANT, Johannesburg Mounted Rifles.

193 Private James Highmore GRANT, 2nd Victorian Mounted Rifles.

3207 Trooper John GRANT, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

2303 Private John Christopher GRANT, 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

31609 Trooper John Dallas GRANT, 2nd Scottish Horse.

398 Private John Edward GRANT, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, West Australia.

2 Sergeant Neil GRANT, 1st Victorian Mounted Infantry.

459 Acting Corporal Patrick Roger Fullerton GRANT, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

1357 Trooper Percival Lindfell GRANT, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

33821 Trooper Robert G GRANT, 2nd Scottish Horse.

153 Private Samuel GRANT, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

33821 Trooper WG GRANT, 2nd Scottish Horse.

2074 Trooper William Francis GRANT, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

562 Private Worthey Bailey GRANT, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

Lieutenant GRANT, Commander in Chief's Body Guard.

1075 Trooper Cecil Horace GRANVILLE, 1st Australian Horse.

141 Private Edward Leslie GRANVILLE, 2nd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

1147 Private Frederick GRASS, 2nd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, West Australia.

975 Private Frederick GRASSHAM, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

308 Trooper James GRASSHAM, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

Major G LeM GRATION, Special Service Officer.

112 Corporal Gerald GRAVE, 5th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

102 Private William Arthur GRAVE, 4th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

69 Private Albert JH GRAY, Army Medical Corps, NSW.

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

92 Private Arthur Alva GRAY, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

169 Private Arthur Henry GRAY, 7th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

485 Trumpeter Arthur Horace Leslie GRAY, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

2352 Trooper Edward GRAY, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

127 Private Edward James GRAY, 5th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

224 Private Ernest Winser GRAY, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

226 Private Frederick Charles GRAY, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

488 Private H GRAY, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

4010 Trooper Henrty GRAY, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

2705 Trooper Henry GRAY, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

106 Private Henry Dickenson GRAY, 4th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

909 Trooper Herbert Edward GRAY, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

30791 Lance Corporal HN GRAY, 2nd Scottish Horse.

148 Private James GRAY, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

678 Trumpeter James Gordon GRAY, 2nd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

3228 Corporal James Mackey GRAY, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

157 Private James Roderick GRAY, 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry.

31641 Trooper JG GRAY, 2nd Scottish Horse.

31661 Trumpeter JG GRAY, 2nd Scottish Horse.

521 Private JG GRAY, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

316 Private John William GRAY, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

1633 Corporal Matthew GRAY, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

478 Private R GRAY, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

1107 Farrier Sergeant William GRAY, 1st Australian Horse.

50 Private William Henry GRAY, 1st Victorian Mounted Infantry.

610 Private William Henry GRAY, 2nd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

67 Trooper William Henry GRAY, 4th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

106 Private James GRAYSON, 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry.

118 Private John GRAYSON, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

133 Corporal John Irwin GRAYSON, 7th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

209 Private Thomas John GRAYSON, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

1174 Private Henry Havelock GRAYTON, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

486 Private Cecil Richard GREAME, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

1415 Private Alfred GREEN, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

2583 Trooper Alfred William GREEN, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

59 Private Arthur GREEN, 1st West Australian Mounted Infantry.

298 Sergeant Arthur GREEN, 5th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

100 Private Arthur William GREEN, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

Trooper Charles A GREEN, Brabant's Horse.

95 Trooper Charles Lewis GREEN, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

500 Daniel Cooper GREEN, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

396 Trooper Ernest William GREEN, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

3266 Trooper George Henry GREEN, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

331 Sergeant George Joseph GREEN, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

479 Private HA GREEN, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

166 Shoeing Smith Hedley Laurence GREEN, 2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen.

2584 Trooper Henry GREEN, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

206 Private Henry GREEN, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

1514 Trooper Henry Burnet GREEN, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

2103 Private Henry Richard GREEN, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, Tasmania.

Captain James GREEN, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

17 Trooper James GREEN, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

76 Private James GREEN, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

27 Lance Corporal James GREEN, Army Medical Corps, NSW.

1209 Corporal James GREEN, Army Medical Corps, NSW.

Chaplain James GREEN, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

83 Private James Henry GREEN, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

546 Private James William GREEN, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

50 Trooper John GREEN, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

624 Corporal John GREEN, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

1519 Trooper Joseph GREEN, Bethune's Mounted Infantry.

38234 Trooper R GREEN, 2nd Scottish Horse.

58 Trooper Richard GREEN, 1st Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen.

Private Robert GREEN, Scottish Horse.

541 Private RR GREEN, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

Captain Terence Alfred GREEN, Army Medical Corps, NSW.

700 Trooper Thomas Wilkinson GREEN, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

480 Private WH GREEN, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

2702 Trooper William GREEN, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

Lieutenant William Alfred Goodall Esdaile GREEN, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

Lieutenant William Alfred Goodall Esdaile GREEN, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

495 Private Arthur James GREENAWAY, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

913 Private Frederick GREENAWAY, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

142 Private James Herbert GREENAWAY, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

67 Private Edward Leonard GREENBANK, 1st Tasmanian Mounted Infantry.

15 Private Arthur Henry GREENE, 2nd West Australian Mounted Infantry.

114 Private Thomas Peter GREENE, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

332 Trooper Henry Richard GREENFIELD, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

39705 Corporal S GREENHOUGH, 2nd Scottish Horse.

341 Private Richard Joseph GREENING, 2nd Victorian Mounted Rifles.

30806 Lance Corporal J GREENLAND, 2nd Scottish Horse.

238 Private Alfred Edward Raynes GREENOW, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

73 Private Daniel GREENSLADE, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

537 Trooper Alfred Harold GREENTREE, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

18 Trooper Harry Arthur GREENTREE, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

30752 Corporal S GREENTREE, 2nd Scottish Horse.

544 Private Thomas Clarence GREENWAY, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

Second Lieutenant George Malcolm GREENWELL, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

233 Private Richard GREENWELL, 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry.

 

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: GOO to GRE

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Friday, 30 April 2010 9:15 AM EADT
Sunday, 30 November 2003
"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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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

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Tuesday, 3 May 2011 1:23 PM EADT
"A" Squadron, NSW Mounted Rifles, Antill Letter, 26 December 1899
Topic: BW - NSW - NSWMR_A

A Sqn NSWMR

"A" Squadron, NSW Mounted Rifles

Antill Letter, 26 December 1899

 

Antill Letter, 26 December 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.

 
From Captain JM Antill
Commander of NSW Mounted Rifles

To the Chief Staff Officer
Victoria Barracks
Sydney NSW

Sir

I have to report that the Dayton Granger arrived at Cape Town on the 23rd inst, having lost 3 horses Mounted Rifles and 5 horses Imperial Government. Men all well. The Officer Commanding in Command Captain Birsh expressed himself highly satisfied with the manner in which all ranks carried out their difficult duties. On the 21st inst the unit, together with the Australian Horse left Cape Town the latter proceeding to Arundel to join the Lancers. It is expected that no move for the front is being made for two weeks or there abouts. The health of the men is good and all ranks have given satisfaction in the manner in which duties are carried out.

Lieutenant Tooth reported at Cape Town and by direction of the military Authorities then was taken on for duty. (As Transport Officer). All Regimental transport has been taken over and local wagons and mules with native drivers substituted. The rations and forage provided seems of good quality but as there is no canteen given us and such as are expensive and difficult to procure. All rank badges, swords and colours have been removed by men and officers are difficult to distinguish from rank men. The horses are generally suffering the West African Sickness, in hard cough which despite all precautions attacks all and sundry. The horses we brought over are greatly admired and in demand. I shall report my departure for the front in due course.

De Aar
26 December 1899
JM Antill, Captain
Commanding New South Wales Mounted Rifles

 

 

Previous:  Antill Letter, 14 November 1899

Next:  Antill Letter, 7 January 1900

 

War Diaries and Letters

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

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, 26 December 1899

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Updated: Tuesday, 3 May 2011 1:25 PM EADT

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