Make your own free website on Tripod.com
« December 2003 »
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
You are not logged in. Log in


Search the site:


powered by FreeFind
Volunteer with us.

Entries by Topic All topics  
A Latest Site News
A - Using the Site
AAA Volunteers
AAB-Education Centre
AAC-Film Clips
AAC-Photo Albums
AIF & MEF & EEF
AIF - Lighthorse
AIF - ALH - A to Z
AIF - DMC
AIF - DMC - Or Bat
AIF - DMC - Anzac MD
AIF - DMC - Aus MD
AIF - DMC - British
AIF - DMC - BWI
AIF - DMC - French
AIF - DMC - Indian
AIF - DMC - Italian
AIF - DMC - Medical
AIF - DMC - Remounts
AIF - DMC - Scouts
AIF - DMC - Sigs
AIF - DMC - Sigs AirlnS
AIF - DMC - 1 Sig Sqn
AIF - DMC - 2 Sig Sqn
AIF - DMC - Eng
AIF - DMC - Eng 1FSE
AIF - DMC - Eng 2FSE
AIF - DMC - GSR
AIF - 1B - 1 LHB
AIF - 1B - 6 MVS
AIF - 1B - 1 LHMGS
AIF - 1B - 1 Sig Trp
AIF - 1B - 1 LHFA
AIF - 1B - 1 LHR
AIF - 1B - 2 LHR
AIF - 1B - 3 LHR
AIF - 2B - 2 LHB
AIF - 2B - 7 MVS
AIF - 2B - 2 LHFA
AIF - 2B - 2 LHMGS
AIF - 2B - 2 Sig Trp
AIF - 2B - 5 LHR
AIF - 2B - 6 LHR
AIF - 2B - 7 LHR
AIF - 3B - 3 LHB
AIF - 3B - 8 MVS
AIF - 3B - 3 LHB Sigs
AIF - 3B - 3 LHFA
AIF - 3B - 3 LHMGS
AIF - 3B - 3 Sig Trp
AIF - 3B - 8 LHR
AIF - 3B - 9 LHR
AIF - 3B - 10 LHR
AIF - 4B - 4 LHB
AIF - 4B - 4 Sig Trp
AIF - 4B - 9 MVS
AIF - 4B - 4 LHFA
AIF - 4B - 4 LHMGS
AIF - 4B - 4 LHR
AIF - 4B - 11 LHR
AIF - 4B - 12 LHR
AIF - 5B - 5 LHB
AIF - 5B - 10 MVS
AIF - 5B - 5 LHFA
AIF - 5B - 5 Sig Trp
AIF - 5B - ICC
AIF - 5B - 14 LHR
AIF - 5B - 15 LHR
AIF - 5B - 1er Regt
AIF - 5B - 2 NZMGS
AIF - AASC
AIF - Aboriginal LH
AIF - Badges
AIF - Cars
AIF - Chinese LH
AIF - Double Sqns
AIF - Engineers
AIF - Fr - 22 Corps
AIF - Fr - 13 LHR
AIF - Honour Roll
AIF - HQ - 3rd Echelon
AIF - Marching Songs
AIF - Misc Topics
AIF - NZMRB
AIF - NZMRB - AMR
AIF - NZMRB - CMR
AIF - NZMRB - EFT
AIF - NZMRB - NZMFA
AIF - NZMRB - NZMGS
AIF - NZMRB - OMR
AIF - NZMRB - Sig-Trp
AIF - NZMRB - WMR
AIF - Ships
AIF - Ships - Encountr
AIF - Ships - Una
AIF - WFF
AIF - Wireless Sqn
Battles
BatzA - Australia
BatzA - Broken Hill
BatzA - Liverpool
BatzA - Merivale
BatzB - Boer War
BatzB - Bakenlaagte
BatzB - Belmont
BatzB - Bothaville
BatzB - Buffels Hoek
BatzB - Coetzees Drift
BatzB - Diamond Hill
BatzB - Driefontein
BatzB - Elands
BatzB - Graspan
BatzB - Grobelaar
BatzB - Grootvallier
BatzB - Hartebestfontn
BatzB - Houtnek
BatzB - Karee Siding
BatzB - Kimberley
BatzB - Koster River
BatzB - Leeuw Kop
BatzB - Mafeking
BatzB - Magersfontein
BatzB - Modder River
BatzB - Onverwacht
BatzB - Paardeberg
BatzB - Palmietfontein
BatzB - Pink Hill
BatzB - Poplar Grove
BatzB - Rhenoster
BatzB - Sannahs Post
BatzB - Slingersfontn
BatzB - Stinkhoutbm
BatzB - Sunnyside
BatzB - Wilmansrust
BatzB - Wolvekuil
BatzB - Zand River
BatzG - Gallipoli
BatzG - Anzac
BatzG - Aug 1915
BatzG - Baby 700
BatzG - Evacuation
BatzG - Hill 60
BatzG - Hill 971
BatzG - Krithia
BatzG - Lone Pine
BatzG - Nek
BatzJ - Jordan Valley
BatzJ - 1st Amman
BatzJ - 2nd Amman
BatzJ - Abu Tellul
BatzJ - Es Salt
BatzJ - JV Maps
BatzJ - Ziza
BatzM - Mespot
BatzM - Baghdad
BatzM - Ctesiphon
BatzM - Daur
BatzM - Kurna
BatzM - Kut el Amara
BatzM - Ramadi
BatzN - Naval
BatzN - AE1
BatzN - Cocos Is
BatzN - Heligoland
BatzN - Marmara
BatzN - Zeebrugge
BatzN - Zeppelin L43
BatzNG - Bitapaka
BatzO - Other
BatzO - Baku
BatzO - Egypt 1919
BatzO - Emptsa
BatzO - Karawaran
BatzO - Peitang
BatzO - Wassa
BatzP - Palestine
BatzP - 1st Gaza
BatzP - 2nd Gaza
BatzP - 3rd Gaza
BatzP - Aleppo
BatzP - Amwas
BatzP - Ayun Kara
BatzP - Bald Hill
BatzP - Balin
BatzP - Beersheba
BatzP - Berkusieh
BatzP - Damascus
BatzP - El Auja
BatzP - El Buggar
BatzP - El Burj
BatzP - Haifa
BatzP - Huj
BatzP - JB Yakub
BatzP - Kaukab
BatzP - Khan Kusseir
BatzP - Khuweilfe
BatzP - Kuneitra
BatzP - Megiddo
BatzP - Nablus
BatzP - Rafa
BatzP - Sasa
BatzP - Semakh
BatzP - Sheria
BatzP - Surafend
BatzP - Wadi Fara
BatzS - Sinai
BatzS - Bir el Abd
BatzS - El Arish
BatzS - El Mazar
BatzS - El Qatiya
BatzS - Jifjafa
BatzS - Magdhaba
BatzS - Maghara
BatzS - Romani
BatzS - Suez 1915
BatzSe - Senussi
BatzWF - Westn Front
BW - Boer War
BW - NSW
BW - NSW - 1ACH
BW - NSW - 1NSWMR
BW - NSW - 2NSWMR
BW - NSW - 3ACH
BW - NSW - 3NSWIB
BW - NSW - 3NSWMR
BW - NSW - 5ACH
BW - NSW - A Bty RAA
BW - NSW - AAMC
BW - NSW - Aust H
BW - NSW - Lancers
BW - NSW - NSW Inf
BW - NSW - NSWCBC
BW - NSW - NSWIB
BW - NSW - NSWMR_A
BW - NZ
BW - Qld
BW - Qld - 1ACH
BW - Qld - 1QMI
BW - Qld - 2QMI
BW - Qld - 3ACH
BW - Qld - 3QMI
BW - Qld - 4QIB
BW - Qld - 5QIB
BW - Qld - 6QIB
BW - Qld - 7ACH
BW - QLD - AAMC
BW - SA
BW - SA - 1SAMR
BW - SA - 2ACH
BW - SA - 2SAMR
BW - SA - 3SACB
BW - SA - 4ACH
BW - SA - 4SAIB
BW - SA - 5SAIB
BW - SA - 6SAIB
BW - SA - 8ACH
BW - SA - AAMC
BW - Tas
BW - Tas - 1ACH
BW - Tas - 1TIB
BW - Tas - 1TMI
BW - Tas - 2TB
BW - Tas - 2TIB
BW - Tas - 3ACH
BW - Tas - 8ACH
BW - Vic
BW - Vic - 1VMI
BW - Vic - 2ACH
BW - Vic - 2VMR
BW - Vic - 3VB
BW - Vic - 4ACH
BW - Vic - 4VIB
BW - Vic - 5VMR
BW - Vic - 6ACH
BW - Vic - AAMC
BW - Vic - Scot H
BW - WA
BW - WA - 1WAMI
BW - WA - 2ACH
BW - WA - 2WAMI
BW - WA - 3WAB
BW - WA - 4ACH
BW - WA - 4WAMI
BW - WA - 5WAMI
BW - WA - 6WAMI
BW - WA - 8ACH
BW Gen - Campaign
BW Gen - Soldiers
BW General
Cavalry - General
Diary - Schramm
Egypt - Heliopolis
Egypt - Mena
Gen - Ataturk Pk, CNB
Gen - Australia
Gen - Legends
Gen - Query Club
Gen - St - NSW
Gen - St - Qld
Gen - St - SA
Gen - St - Tas
Gen - St - Vic
Gen - St - WA
Gm - German Items
Gm - Bk - 605 MGC
GW - 11 Nov 1918
GW - Atrocities
GW - August 1914
GW - Biographies
GW - Propaganda
GW - Spies
GW - We forgot
Militia 1899-1920
Militia - Area Officers
Militia - Inf - Infantry
Militia - Inf - 1IB
Militia - Inf - 2IB
Militia - Inf - 3IB
Militia - Inf - NSW
Militia - Inf - Qld
Militia - Inf - SA
Militia - Inf - Tas
Militia - Inf - Vic
Militia - Inf - WA
Militia - K.E.Horse
Militia - LH
Militia - LH - Regts
Militia - LH - 1LHB
Militia - LH - 2LHB
Militia - LH - 3LHB
Militia - LH - 4LHB
Militia - LH - 5LHB
Militia - LH - 6LHB
Militia - LHN - NSW
Militia - LHN - 1/7/1
Militia - LHN - 2/9/6
Militia - LHN - 3/11/7
Militia - LHN - 4/6/16
Militia - LHN - 5/4/15
Militia - LHN - 6/5/12
Militia - LHN - 28
Militia - LHQ - Qld
Militia - LHQ - 13/2
Militia - LHQ - 14/3/11
Militia - LHQ - 15/1/5
Militia - LHQ - 27/14
Militia - LHS - SA
Militia - LHS - 16/22/3
Militia - LHS - 17/23/18
Militia - LHS - 24/9
Militia - LHT - Tas
Militia - LHT - 12/26
Militia - LHV - Vic
Militia - LHV - 7/15/20
Militia - LHV - 8/16/8
Militia - LHV - 9/19
Militia - LHV - 10/13
Militia - LHV - 11/20/4
Militia - LHV - 19/17
Militia - LHV - 29
Militia - LHW - WA
Militia - LHW-18/25/10
Militia - Military Orders
Militia - Misc
MilitiaRC - Rifle Clubs
MilitiaRC - NSW
MilitiaRC - NT
MilitiaRC - Qld
MilitiaRC - SA
MilitiaRC - Tas
MilitiaRC - Vic
MilitiaRC - WA
Militiaz - New Zealand
Tk - Turkish Items
Tk - Army
Tk - Bks - Books
Tk - Bks - 1/33IR
Tk - Bks - 27th IR
Tk - Bks - Air Force
Tk - Bks - Yildirim
Tk - POWs
Wp - Weapons
Wp - Hotchkiss Cav
Wp - Hotchkiss PMG
Blog Tools
Edit your Blog
Build a Blog
RSS Feed
View Profile
Open Community
Post to this Blog
Site Index
Education Centre
LH Militia
Boer War
Transport Ships
LH Battles
ALH - Units
ALH - General
Aboriginal Light H
Weapons
Ottoman Sources

"At a mile distant their thousand hooves were stuttering thunder, coming at a rate that frightened a man - they were an awe inspiring sight, galloping through the red haze - knee to knee and horse to horse - the dying sun glinting on bayonet points..." Trooper Ion Idriess

The Australian Light Horse Studies Centre aims to present an accurate history as chroniclers of early Australian military developments from 1899 to 1920.

The Australian Light Horse Studies Centre site holds over 12,000 entries and is growing daily.

Contact: Australian Light Horse Studies Centre

Let us hear your story: You can tell your story, make a comment or ask for help on our Australian Light Horse Studies Centre Forum called:

Desert Column Forum

WARNING: This site contains: names, information and images of deceased people; and, language which may be considered inappropriate today.

Tuesday, 2 December 2003
1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles, Contents
Topic: BW - NSW - 1NSWMR

1st NSWMR 

1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles

Contents

 

Items

Outline

1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles, Outline

"A" Squadron, NSW Mounted Rifles, Outline 

New South Wales Infantry Contingent, Outline 

 

Mounted Rifles

1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles, Nominal Roll 

 

History

Letters

Captain James Gordon LEGGE's Letters
Legge Letter 6 December 1899
Legge Letter 28 December 1899
Legge Letter 28 February 1900 
 
Captain Maurice Alfred HILLIARD's Letters

Hilliard Letter, 11 July 1900

 

Yass

Organising the Men from Yass, Letter, 9 January 1900

 

 

Roll of Honour

1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles, Roll of Honour

Lest We Forget

 

 

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, Contents

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Monday, 11 April 2011 3:59 PM EADT
South African (Second Boer) War: 1899-1902, Embarkation Roll: GID to GOO
Topic: BW - Boer War

South African (Second Boer) War, 1899-1902

Australian Participation - Full Index

Embarkation Roll: GID to GOO

 

 

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: GID to GOO

 

537 Private Robert Samuel GIDDINS, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

1021 Private Robert Samuel GIDDINS, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

226 William John GIDDINS, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

70 Private Alfred Ernest GIFFORD, 1st Victorian Mounted Infantry.

101 Lance Corporal Graves GIFFORD, 1st West Australian Mounted Infantry.

Sergeant Major Robert GIFFORD, South African Light Horse.

148 Lance Corporal AN GILBERT, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

1114 Private Edmund Burke GILBERT, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

2677 Private George Allen GILBERT, 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

225 Driver George Augustus GILBERT, 2nd Victorian Mounted Rifles.

2211 Corporal George Augustus GILBERT, 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

89 Private L GILBERT, 1st South Australian Mounted Rifles.

230 Private Richard Edward GILBERT, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

643 Private Richard Edward GILBERT, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

32 Private Robert GILBERT, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

620 Private Samuel GILBERT, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

1423 Private Thomas Nicklas GILBERT, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

1684 Trooper WH GILBERT, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

52 Private William GILBERT, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

1867 Trooper William Henry GILBERT, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

202 Trooper William John GILBERT, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

31 Corporal Cook WJ GILBERT, 3rd South Australian Citizens' Bushmen.

893 Trumpeter Charles Anthony GILCHRIST, 1st Australian Horse.

1007 Trooper Horace William GILCHRIST, 1st Australian Horse.

36 Corporal John Hay Goodlet GILCHRIST, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

2687 Trooper Robert Arthur GILCHRIST, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

235 Trooper Robert John GILCHRIST, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

41 Trooper Montague S GILDEA, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

Trooper HG GILDING, South African Light Horse.

302 Trooper Alfred Percy GILES, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

1087 Private Arthur Horace GILES, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

45 Private Charles GILES, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

490 Trooper Edgar Malcolm GILES, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

420 Private Frederick John GILES, 2nd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

348 Private FW GILES, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

65 Trooper Henry Arthur GILES, 4th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

1660 Private Nathaniel Oliver GILES, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

427 Private Philip GILES, 6th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

Trooper RG GILES, Commander in Chief's Body Guard.

149 Private William GILES, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

GILES, Brabant's Horse.

80 Corporal John Robert GILFILLAN, 'A' Sqn. NSW Mounted Rifles.

50 Private Atherly GILHAM, 1st Tasmanian Mounted Infantry.

1623 Lance Corporal Edward GILHAM, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

2088 Trooper Thomas GILHAM, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

167 Private Aubrey Frederick GILKISON, 7th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

309 Private Archibald John GILL, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Tasmania.

2937 Driver Edward GILL, A' Bty. Royal Australian Artillery.

2676 Private Edward Charles GILL, 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

310 Private Francis Morris GILL, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Tasmania.

96 Private Frederick Henry GILL, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

2090 Private Frederick Thomas GILL, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, Tasmania.

John GILL, Bushveldt Carbineers.

6 Company Sergeant Major John Frederick GILL, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

1047 Private John James GILL, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

53 Private Joseph Samuel GILL, 2nd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

51 Private William GILL, Army Medical Corps, NSW.

257 Trooper George Francis GILLAN, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

347 Corporal AJ GILLANDERS, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

559 Private Alexander John GILLANDERS, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

238 Trooper George GILLANDERS, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

2908 Trumpeter Leonard Percival GILLARD, A' Bty. Royal Australian Artillery.

2798 Driver Thomas Michael GILLARD, A' Bty. Royal Australian Artillery.

331 Trooper Alfred Henry GILLEN, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

438 Private Alfred Stawell GILLESPIE, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

860 Private Francis George GILLESPIE, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

87 Private James McBride GILLESPIE, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

151 Private Wilfred Neil GILLESPIE, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

486 Private William Thomas GILLESPIE, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

41075 Trooper S GILLETT, 2nd Scottish Horse.

492 Private William John GILLETT, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

425 Private Thomas Joseph GILLETT, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

138 Corporal John Robert GILLFILLAN, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

2257 Trooper Henry James GILLIARD, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

27 Private Angus GILLIES, 1st Tasmanian Mounted Infantry.

Captain J GILLIES, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

246 Trooper Neil Patrick GILLIES, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

Raymond Bruce GILLIES, Brabant's Horse.

1406 Farrier Sergeant Wallaa T GILLIES, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

714 Shoeing Smith Wallace Thomas GILLIES, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

2664 Trooper Alfred Charles GILLIGAN, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

1198 Trooper Ambrose Gregory GILLIGAN, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

97 Private Edward William GILLILAND, 3rd West Australian Bushmen.

482 Trooper Heaton George GILLIS, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

2024 Private Arthur GILLOW, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, Tasmania.

140 Private Hugh Rusden GILMAN, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

170 Private Alex. GILMORE, 7th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

218 Private John GILMORE, 5th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

2978 Driver William J GILMORE, A' Bty. Royal Australian Artillery.

314 Private Ernest GILMOUR, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

Lieutenant Alexander George GILPIN, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

Lieutenant Thomas John GILPIN, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

216 Private Patrick J GILSHANEN, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

2260 Gunner Cornelius GILSHANNON, A' Bty. Royal Australian Artillery.

171 Private Richard GILTROW, 7th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

166 Private William GILTROW, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

1292 Trooper Alfred GIMBERT, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

258 Trooper William Ephraim GIMBERT, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

1100 Trooper William GIOVANELLI, Bethune's Mounted Infantry.

1453 Trooper William H GIRDLER, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

115 Private Thomas Chasely GITTENS, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

147 Trooper Ernest Claude GITTOES, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

Trooper WJ GIVRANELLI, Bethune's Mounted Infantry.

Lieutenant Charles E GJEDSTED, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

387 Sergeant Charles E GJEDSTED, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

2706 Trooper John GLADDING, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

Alec GLADSTONE, Driscoll's Scouts.

295 Trooper Thomas D GLANHAM, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

131 Private Thomas DY GLANHAM, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

48 Private Harold Thomas GLANVILLE, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

466 Trooper Harry GLANVILLE, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

39703 Trooper A Edgar GLASBORROW, 2nd Scottish Horse.

163 Private Alexander GLASGOW, 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry.

1596 Trooper Alexander J GLASGOW, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

840 Lance Corporal Daniel Robert GLASGOW, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

1400 Trooper J GLASGOW, Bethune's Mounted Infantry.

Lieutenant Thomas William GLASGOW, 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry.

1 Private Alexander John GLASS, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

902 Private David GLASS, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

2299 Private John GLASS, 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

11 Trooper GLASS, Brabant's Horse.

915 Trooper Alfred GLASSBOROW, Bethune's Mounted Infantry.

8 Trumpeter Edward S GLASSCOCK, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

364 Private William GLASSEY, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

99 Trooper William GLASSON, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

Trooper GLASSON, Bushveldt Carbineers.

William GLASTON, Bushveldt Carbineers.

6 Private Frank GLAZEBROOK, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

1377 Private James John GLAZIER, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

Lieutenant Major Reginald Percy William GLEDHILL, 3rd West Australian Bushmen.

Lieutenant Thomas W GLEEMAN, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

56 Private Bartholomew GLEESON, 7th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

60 Trooper Denis GLEESON, 1st Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen.

2093 Trooper James GLEESON, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

2485 Bombadier John GLEESON, A' Bty. Royal Australian Artillery.

Sergeant Major WT GLEESON, British South African Police.

GLEESON, Kaffrarian Rifles.

Quartermaster Sergeant Alexander H GLEN, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

62 Private Alexander Henry GLEN, 2nd West Australian Mounted Infantry.

76 Private George Augustus GLEN, 3rd West Australian Bushmen.

3342 Trooper Herbert Anthony GLEN, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

1145 Corporal Walter Herbert GLENFIELD, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

Nursing Sister AM GLENIE, Army Medical Corps, South Australian Nurses.

39704 Trooper A GLENN, 2nd Scottish Horse.

172 Lance Corporal Alfred GLENN, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

431 Private Alfred John GLENN, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

552 Trooper George GLENN, 6th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

97 Trooper Charles John GLENNIE, 4th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

2674 Trooper Herbert Frederick GLENNIE, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

130 Sergeant Edward John GLENNON, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

300 Trooper John Andrew GLENNON, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

236 Trooper John Francis GLENNON, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

263 Trooper Ernest GLESSNER, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

15 Corporal Trumpeter TW GLIEMAN, 1st South Australian Mounted Rifles.

988 Private Carlyon GLINN, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

160 Trooper William Henry GLISSAN, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

617 Sergeant Alfred James GLOVER, 6th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

164 Saddler George GLOVER, 2nd Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen.

338 Private J GLOVER, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

327 Private John Edward GLOVER, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

605 Private John Edwin GLOVER, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

3454 Sergeant Philip John GLOVER, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

132 Private William H GLOVER, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

2469 Gunner William Ralph GLOVER, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

983 Private Henry GLOWSKI, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

289 Trooper John Edgar GLUYAS, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

479 Private Thomas GLYNN, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

1373 Trooper Arthur Davis GODBER, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

1682 Corporal John Heitland GODBY, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

306 Private Stanley Jansen Prince GODDARD, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

310 Private William GODDARD, 5th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

378 Private William Walter GODDARD, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

459 Private William E GODDEN, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

335 Trooper James GODFREY, NSW Citizens' Bushmen.

142 Private John GODFREY, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

932 Private Roland Tapley GODFREY, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

315 Private David GODSELL, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

44 Sergeant William James GODSON, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

135 Private Charles John GOEBEL, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

1230 Private Henry GOLDBY, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

64 Private Thomas Sydney GOLDEN, 1st West Australian Mounted Infantry.

248 Trooper Philip Henry Macarthur GOLDFINCH, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

1346 Private Hollis GOLDING, Army Medical Corps, NSW.

2680 Private Charles Frederick Francis GOLDNER, 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

Leisser GOLDREICH, Cape Garrison Artillery.

Samuel GOLDREICH, Bethune's Mounted Infantry.

316 Private Henry GOLDRING, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

538 Trooper Douglas Eard GOLDSMITH, 6th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

285 Private George Hassett GOLDSMITH, 7th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

Private Joseph Isaac GOLDSMITH, Cape Railway Pioneer Regt..

368 Private Halford W GOLLEDGE, Army Medical Corps, NSW.

571 Private Richard GOMALLE, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

897 Private Alfred James GONSALVES, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

AN GOOCH, 2nd Scottish Horse.

704 Trooper Frederick James GOOCH, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

159 Private Hampton Alexander GOOCH, 2nd Victorian Mounted Rifles.

172 Private Herbert Sherlock GOOCH, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

590 Trooper Hugh Lowden GOOCH, 6th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

511 Trooper Walter Malcolm Craig GOOCH, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

311 Private David Hector GOOD, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Tasmania.

1545 Private Herbert GOOD, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

371 Private James McMillan GOOD, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

278 Farrier Sergeant Edwin Ray GOODALL, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

74 Private Frederick Thomas GOODALL, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

26 Farrier Sergeant George Henry GOODALL, 2nd South Australian Mounted Rifles.

1448 Private John GOODALL, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

192 Private Joseph GOODCHILD, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

312 Private Louis Phillip GOODCHILD, 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Tasmania.

88 Private William GOODCHILD, 1st Queensland Mounted Infantry.

485 Trooper Charles Henry GOODE, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

173 Sergeant EA GOODE, 6th Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

313 Company Sergeant Major James GOODE, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

257 Trooper James William GOODE, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

1232 Trooper Norman William GOODE, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

Sergeant Major RS GOODE, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

254 Trooper Samuel J Mortimer GOODE, 5th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

109 Lance Corporal Stanley Livingstone GOODE, 2nd South Australian Mounted Rifles.

3541 Trooper William Norman GOODE, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

3541 Trooper William Norman GOODE, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

98 Trooper Herbert Ernest GOODES, 4th South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

294 Trumpeter Sydney GOODFELLOW, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

144 Private Sydney GOODFELLOW, NSW Imperial Bushmen.

93 Private William Watson GOODFELLOW, 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

36 Private Thomas GOODHALL, Army Medical Corps, NSW.

2681 Private Albert Thomas Nelson GOODHART, 4th Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australia.

386 Private Frank GOODING, 4th Victorian Imperial Bushmen.

119 Private Robert GOODLIFFE, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

414 Trooper AJ GOODMAN, 5th Australian Commonwealth Horse, New South Wales.

88 Trooper Albert GOODMAN, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

395 Sergeant Herbert John GOODMAN, 3rd Victorian Bushmen.

2701 Trooper Henry GOODRICH, 3rd NSW Imperial Bushmen.

51 Private Sidney Henry GOODSALL, 1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

3698 Trooper David GOODSELL, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

82 Private Isaac GOODSELL, Army Medical Corps, NSW.

828 Private William Alexander GOODSIR, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

752 Private Charles Henry GOODWILL, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

502 Trooper Arthur Cuthbert GOODWIN, 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

244 Private David John GOODWIN, 4th Queensland Imperial Bushmen.

150 Private Frederick GOODWIN, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

742 Lance Corporal George Craig GOODWIN, 2nd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Victoria.

1640 Corporal George Craig GOODWIN, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

1876 Lance Corporal George Taylor GOODWIN, 3rd Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

820 Private James GOODWIN, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, Queensland.

68 Private James GOODWIN, 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry.

1121 Corporal John E GOODWIN, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

254 Private John Ephriam GOODWIN, 2nd Victorian Mounted Rifles.

235 Private Robert James GOODWIN, 5th West Australian Mounted Infantry.

3335 Trooper Charles GOOLD, 3rd NSW Mounted Rifles.

58 Trooper JB GOOLEY, 3rd South Australian Citizens' Bushmen.

967 Corporal John Byrne GOOLEY, 2nd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Australian.

1291 Private Thomas GOONEY, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles.

 

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: GID to GOO

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Friday, 30 April 2010 9:13 AM EADT
"A" Squadron, NSW Mounted Rifles, Outline
Topic: BW - NSW - NSWMR_A

A Sqn NSWMR

"A" Squadron, NSW Mounted Rifles

Outline

 


Map illustrating the activities of the New South Wales Mounted Rifles in South Africa, 1900.

[From: Chamberlain, M., The Australians in the South African War 1899-1902, Canberra, 1999.]

 

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. 28 - 40A.

 

Captain JM Antill, Commanding Officer, New South Wales Mounted Rifles

 

 

"A" Squadron Mounted Rifles.

This was originally a draft from the regiment of New South Wales Mounted Rifles, which had been in existence for some years before the war and served upon the partial-payment system. It still figures in the Army list as the 2nd Australian Light Horse, "New South Wales Mounted Rifles'' on the Militia establishment. (Allied with "King Edward's Horse"; the King's Oversea Dominions Regiment.) The squadron comprised a picked body of especially smart men; good shots and daring riders; excellently mounted; and it did exceptional service during the war.

The establishment authorized in the first instance was as for Lancers, omitting "Major" and substituting 98 privates for 97.

The squadron at first consisted of 4 officers and 100 others, with 104 horses and 3 carts. It was despatched on 3rd November; 1899, and was shortly afterwards followed by a draft of 25 sergeants and rank and file; with 25 horses. One medical officer joined in South Africa, and 6 men were enrolled there. Of these details, 8 were killed or died, 5 were struck off the strength in South Africa, l officer was commissioned in the Imperial Army, and 2 men were sent back respectively from Albany and Cape Town; 4 officers and 113 men returned to Australia.

Subsequent to the departure of the squadron, however, a second Contingent had been formed, comprising "B," "C;" and "D" Squadrons, "1st Regiment, New South Wales Mounted Rifles;" despatched on 17th January, 1900 (vide record). The first Contingent, consisting of the squadron now referred to, and a company of Infantry (vide record) which left in the same ship, became absorbed as "A" and "E" squadrons respectively of this regiment; the company being mounted at the seat of war.

 

The SS Aberdeen embarking from Sydney, 3 November 1899

 

As already stated, the squadron embarked at Sydney on the transport Aberdeen, 3rd November, 1899; arrived at Cape Town on 6th December, disembarked on the following day. Embarked again at Cape Town on the Transport Orient. 13th December, 1900, called at Albany and Melbourne, arrived at Sydney, and disembarked, 8th January, 1901.


References to Orders

Formation GO NSW 107/99
Pay and Allowances GONSW107/99, 112/99, 88/00
Command GONSW116/99
Conditions and Service GONSW107/99
Officers GONSW110/99
Establishment GONSW108/99
Embarkation GONSW116/99, 123/99, 124/99.



Clothing

Uniform consisted of brown F.S. jackets and pants, with puttees and hats.


Arms and equipment

M.E. rifles and long bayonet, bandolier and cartridge belt, with supporting braces.

Fully horsed and provided with saddles.

Regimental transport was also provided.


Promotions

The following officers were promoted or appointed in South Africa:-

Captain JM Antill to Major;

Lieutenant A. A. McLean to Captain;

Corporal C. A. Lee to Lieutenant;

Sergeant H. McIntosh to Lieutenant; and,

Q.M.S. J. Newman to Lieutenant.

For promotions amongst the N.C. officers and men, see, Nominal Roll.


War Services and Honours

Antill, Major J. M. (Brevet. Lieut: Colonel).
Relief of Kimberley. Operations in Orange Free State, Transvaal, and Orange River Colony, from February to 30th November, 1900. Actions at Paardeberg, Poplar Grove, Driefontein, Karee Siding, Vet River, Zand River, Johannesburg,, Pretoria, Diamond Hill, Eland's River, Vanterskroon, and Wittebergen. London Gazette, 8th February, and 16th April, 1901. C.B. Queen's Medal with seven clasps. (Major Antill served subsequently with 2nd New South Wales Mounted Rifles in Transvaal and Orange River Colony, April to August, 1901.)

 

McLean; Capt: A. A. (Hon. Major).
Relief of Kimberley. Operations and actions as stated, except Bothaville in place of Venterskroon. (Captain McLean served subsequently in Transvaal and Orange River Colony between April, 1901, and. April, 1902.) London Gazette, 27th September, 1901. D.S.O. Queen's Medal with seven clasps. King's Medal with two clasps.

 

Onslow, Lieutenant A. J. M.
Relief of Kimberley. Operations in Orange Free State, February to May, 1900. Actions at Paardeberg, Poplar Grove, Driefontein, Karee Siding, Vet River, and Zand River. Severely wounded at Groot Vlei, 21st May, 1900. Queen's Medal with three clasps.

 

Tooth, Lieutenant D. K. L.
Relief of Kimberley. Operations and actions as for Major Antill, except subsequent service. Wounded at Palmeitfontein, 19th July, 1900. Mentioned in despatches, 28th, August, 1900. Queen's Medal with seven clasps. Commissioned in 9th Lancers.

 

McDonnell, Lieutenant (Surgeon) R. P.
See Army Medical Corps.



Principal Operations

Left De Aar 30th December, 1899, with Colonel Alderson, for Prieska, to cope with a rising of rebels in the district.

3rd January, 1900:- Colonel Alderson returned to De Aar, leaving the New South Wales Mounted Rifles with a small detachment of the Remington Guides to take charge of the township and district (strength 130).

13th January:- Owing to a large force of Boers (estimated 800) attacking, retired towards De Aar; were reinforced by Colonel Alderson, and again advanced on Prieska, and after remaining a short time, marched to Orange River station.

Unit was sent to a farm at Ramah, about 15 miles east of Orange River station, to clear the Boers from the locality, where it remained till 10th February, when it was taken over by Colonel Hannay, and after fighting a severe action near Ramah, as the rear guard to Lord Roberts' column, advanced with the latter through Ram-dam and Jacobsdal to Klip Drift; where, following French's force to the relief of Kimberley, it was engaged with Cronje's army on 16th February.

Was detailed on the following day to follow Cronje, and located his laager at noon at Paardeberg, sustaining some casualties. Paardeberg followed; the commanding officer (Colonel Hannay) being killed.

On the surrender of General Cronje, the Now South Wales Mounted Rifles were personally detailed by Lord Roberts to take over his laager and prisoners. It was then attached to Colonel Le Gallais' command, and joined by Colonel Knight, with the 2nd Contingent at Osfontein, 5th March. Took part in the engagements at Abrahams Kraal and Dreifontein and the march to Bloemfontein, which was reached on 14th March.

Marched to the Glen and engaged the enemy on 29th March, remained here until 1st May on outpost duty, and joined General Hutton, being part of the 2nd Corps (Colonel De Lisle). Occupied Brandfort, and present at the engagements at Vet River, and an important reconnaissance of Botha's army at Zand River, followed by a fight at Ventersburg-road on the 10th May. On arrival at Kroonstadt on the 12th May, were taken from General Hutton and attached to General Ian Hamilton; marching on the 15th May through Lindley and Heilbron to the Vaal River, which was crossed on 25th May.

Engaged with the enemy at Johannesburg on 28th May, and occupied the city next day. Marched on Pretoria, 2nd June, and were the first troops to reach the city on the evening of 4th June, after some few hours opposition.

Marching through Irene, moved on and fought a severe battle at Diamond Hill on 11th and 12th June; casualties heavy, and the regiment specially mentioned in Divisional Orders by General Ian Hamilton. Followed Botha's army to Bronkhurst Spruit, returning to Pretoria 16th June, from thence south to Heidelberg, which was taken on 23rd June; and thence through Villieradorp, Frankfort, and Beitz to Bethlehem on 9th June. Here De Wet was hiding in the rough country to the south, from whence he broke out on 17th June. Followed him generally north-west, with numerous rear-guard engagements, when be eventually got away to the railway at Roodeval, where he had passed the day previously, burned a train, and moved on to the Vaal.

Sent out by the General Officer Commanding as a contact squadron to recover touch unfit De Wet, he having been lost by the Cavalry, and located him 20 miles north-east at Vreedefort, where he was surrounded until 5th August, when, having moved north along the Vaal, the whole force of some five divisions chased him to the Megalesberg, through which at Oliphant's Nek he escaped on 15th August.

Moved westward by forced march, and relieved the Bushmen under Colonel Hore at Elands River on 18th August; thence again to Pretoria through Rustenburg on 25th August.

After taking part in sundry small reconnaissances in this district, the regiment was split into two, one part moving along the railway through Middelberg to Machadodorp, and the remainder south, where it took part in the severe fight at Rustenburg Drift, the regiment capturing a Krupp from De Wet (sent to New South Wales by the Commander-in-Chief); and to Bothaville, where there was a severe fight on 6th November. A large number of Boers were killed and taken prisoners; all their waggons, three Krupps, one 15-pounder, one 12-pounder, a Pom-pom and a Maxim were captured. Reached Kroonstadt on 17th November, joined by the remainder of the Contingent which had come from Machadodorp; entrained to Cape Town, and embarked for Sydney 13th December, Lord Milner and several Generals coming to the transport (Orient) to say good-bye. Reached Sydney and disbanded 8th January, 1901. The Contingent lost no horses on their voyage to South Africa. No men were taken prisoners during the campaign. Its strength was 130. Its honours were:- One C.B.; one D.S.O.; three D.Q.M.'s.


Corps Orders By Colonel H. B. De Lisle (2nd Brigade Mounted Infantry) 109.

Elands River Station, 13th June, 1900.

General Hamilton Commanding the Force has desired the Commandant to express to all ranks of the 2nd Corps and the Pom-Pam Section "A" his congratulations on their achievement on the evening of the 12th instant at Diamond Hill, of which he has made a special report to the Field Marshal Commander-in-Chief. In publishing this, the Commandant wishes to express his high appreciation of the way Captain Antill and the New South Wales Mounted Rifles advanced to take the hill yesterday, and the gallant way the regiment pushed forward beyond the crest under a murderous fire. He deeply regrets the casualties and especially the death of Lieutenant Drage, when bravely leading his men.

By order,

R. Fanshaw, Captain,

S.O. De Lisle's Corps.



Copy or Letter from General Ridley, Commanding 2nd Brigade, Mounted Infantry.

My dear Antill,

I cannot let you leave the country without telling how much I have appreciated the services of yourself and your men. Their gallantry, endurance, and cheeriness under very great stress have been beyond praise, and their skilful handling was admirable. Please remember me to all officers. I shall be glad to assist any of them, as far as I can, especially in any way to further any ideas they may have of making a career in this country.
Yours very sincerely,

C. Ridley, Brigadier-General,

2nd Brigade Mounted Infantry.



Copy of letter from General Alderson, Commanding Mounted Infantry.

Major J. M. Antill, New South Wales Mounted Infantry, has been under my command on several occasions during the past year, and I have been much impressed with the way in which he has handled and managed his men. I consider that his Contingent has been more under control and in hand than any of the Colonial troops I have seen.

Major Antill is a dashing and capable leader in action, and remarkably cool under fire. I have personally seen him carry out some difficult and dangerous tasks with great success. I am extremely sorry Major Antill and the 1st Contingent New South Wales Mounted Rides are now leaving my, command, and I am very glad to have been able to bring his services especially to the notice of the Field Marshal Commander-in-Chief.

E. A. S. ALDERSON, Brigadier-General,

Commanding Mounted Infantry Brigade.

Pretoria, 16/11/1900.


The majority of the Contingent earned the following clasps:-

(1) Relief of Kimberley,

(2) Paardeberg,

(3) Driefontein,

(4) Johannesburg,

(5) Diamond Hill,

(6) Wittabetgen.



Extracts from Diary of Captain JM Antill, New South Wales Mounted Rifles.

Honwater, 16/1/1900. -
My last letter advised departure from De Aar through to Prieska on 30th ult. The column consisted of 80 mounted rifles, one company mounted infantry, one troop Remington's Guides, and two Maxim guns. The march (135 to 140 miles) was done in three days. The water is scarce in this district, necessitating fixed stages. Arrived within 15 miles of Prieska on the Orange River on the evening of the 3rd, finishing our march by 4 a.m. next day. Colonel Alderson in command, directed me to at once occupy the southern bank - the northern being in possession of the rebels - and to attack immediately they made their appearance, which was expected to be at sunrise (6 a.m.) At daylight some twenty of them showed and after a smart fire for some 20 minutes; in which five of them were wounded, they decamped, over the mountainous country towards Grigua-town. I crossed over on foot, and pursued them on foot, with a troop for some distance, but could not get near them. Returning to the huts occupied by them, secured a quantity of arms, ammunition, saddlery, &c., and found a Kaffir of their party badly wounded. Started today to make "dampers" from wheat; bread unprocurable.

 

Omdraau Vlei, 22/1/1900:-
Prieska having been attacked by rebels on the 13th, I retired to this place (about 40 miles south), and here I await reinforcements which arrive tomorrow:from De Aar. Our relief consists of a battery R.A., squadron of Imperial Light Horse, two companies infantry, and two companies mounted infantry. I was, fortunately, able to effect retirement without loss of life or mishap; but only evacuated Prieska 1½ hours before it was occupied by the Boers in large numbers. I also got my prisoners away to De Aar, as well as 1,000 sheep. The horses we took were much needed. The men are in splendid health, two only being exempt from work. I am very pleased to state the discipline is all that can be desired, and our commanding officer has expressed his (Colonel Alderson's) very great satisfaction with the work done by our squadron. The duties are arduous for so small a unit, there being 20 miles of front to watch. This means only about two nights a week in "bed." There are also three roads diverging from here to patrol. I greatly miss veterinary assistance, as the country teems with horse sickness.

 

Zand River, 8/5/1900:-
During an engagement yesterday, in which I was in command of the advanced guard, on coming in contact with the enemy numbering 8,000 Boers, the following were wounded:- Sergt.-Major McAlister, Corporal Osborne, Privates Tonkin, Mitchell, and McMillan. These casualties occurred at Zand River at railway crossing. The reconnaissance was for the purpose of gaining information of the enemy, and to prevent, if possible, his destroying the bridges and culverts on the railway line. General Sutton expressed himself as pleased with the manner in which the work was carried out by the New South Wales Mounted Rifles. The men of my unit (all ranks) have done most excellent work, and have earned commendation from the various officers under whom they have worked.

 

12/6/1900.
We are now attached to Colonel Hannay's brigade, en route to Modder River. There has been continuous marching and fighting since I last wrote. Our squadrons have acted as advance guards right through and have taken part in almost every action, and have been conspicuously steady under fire.
 

 

Captain Legge, Officer Commanding NSW Infantry

 

"E" Squadron Mounted Rifles.

The corps, under the command of Captain J. G. Legge, accompanied General Clements' column from Arundel via Colesberg to Norval's Pont, Orange River, thence through the south-western portion of the Orange Free State to Bloemfontein.

At Bloemfontein the corps, under the command of Captain W. Holmes, joined General Ian Hamilton's column as. portion of De Lisle's (II. M.I) corps, and proceeded thence to Pretoria, Diamond Hall, &c.

On 13th June, 1900, Captain F. A. Dove assumed command, vice Holmes (wounded and invalided). The corps returned to Pretoria and took part in the campaign against De Wet and De La Rey, under Generals Hunter, Broadwood, Lord Kitchener, and Clements respectively, operating in the Transvaal and northern part of Orange River Colony.

Returned to Kroonstadt, thence by rail to Cape Town; embarked December, 1900, on board SS Orient; called at Melbourne on 6th January, 1901, and arrived at Sydney on 8th January, 1901.

Detailed list of engagements attached hereto.

The casualties were as follows:

Killed in action5
Died of wounds2
Wounded14
Died of enteric4
Total25


Principal Engagements in which Corps took part.

With Major-General Clements' Column

Relief of Colesberg, 3rd February to 7th March, 1900. Actions at Slingersfontein, 10th February, 1900; The Kloof (Cole's Cop), 11th February; Mader's Aarm, 11th February; Vaal Kop, 12th February; Rensburg, 14th February; Frandel, 15th February; Plewman's Farm, 17th February; Kuilfontein, 17th February; Woolvefontein, 20th February; Norval's Pont, 7th March.

Advance on Bloemfontein, 15th March to 4th April, 1900. Capture of the following towns in the Orange Free State:- Phillipolis, 21st March; Jagersfontein, 27th March; Fauresmith, 27th March; Koffyfontein, 28th March; Petrusburg, 2ndApril.

With General Ian Hamilton's Column, Bloemfontein to Diamond Hill, 22nd April to 12th June.-Action at Boesman's Kop, 23rd April; Watervaal Drift, 24th April; Waterworks, 25th April; Israel's Poort, 25th April. Battle of Houtnek (Thaba 'Nchu), 30th April and 1st May. Action at Kaffir's Kraal, Roodepoort, 4th May - Capture of Winburg, 5th May. Battle of Zand River, 10th May. Capture of Ventersburg, 11th May. Advanced Guard action, Lindley, 20th May. Rearguard action, Rhenoster River, 21st May. Klipriversburg, Battle of Doornkop, 29th May. Johannesburg, 31st May. Capture of Pretoria, 4th June. Battle of Diamond Hill, 11th and 12th June.

Campaign against De Wet. Capture of Heidelberg.

June:- Capture of Villiersdorp, Frankfort, Reitz, and Bethlehem.

July:- Actions around Bethlehem. Actions at Palmietfontein, Vredefort, ainje, Lindeque Drift.

August:- Relief of Elands River Post. March to Pretoria, via Rustenburg.

September:- To Machadodorp. Operations against De La Rey in the Magaliesberg. Several actions and skirmishes with General Clements' column. Return to Pretoria. With De Lisle's force. Operations against De Wet in northern Orange River Colony. Skirmishes about Heilbron and (October) Vredefort. Two days' fight at Witkoppies and Reitzburg. Capture of Potchefstroom.

27th October:- Successful fight with De Wet at Rensburg Drift. Capture of Krupp gun and wagons.

November:- Action at Bothaville. Capture of seven guns.


Services and honours

Legge, Captain J. G. (promoted major and afterwards Lieut.-Colonel):-
Operations in Cape Colony, Orange Free State, and. Transvaal, December, 1899, to November, 1900. Actions at Colesberg. Advance on Kimberley. Actions at Johannesburg, Pretoria, Diamond Hill, Elands River, Venterskroon, Bethlehem, Wittebergen, and Bothaville. Subsequently Intelligence Officer to Col. De Lisle's column, 1901-2. Queen's Medal with four clasps. King's Medal with two clasps.

Holmes, W., Lieutenant (promoted captain):-
Operations in Cape Colony, Orange Free State, and Transvaal, 1899 to November, 1900. Actions at Colesberg. Advance on Kimberley, Houtnek, Vet River, Zand River, Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Diamond Hill, at which latter wounded 12th June, 1900. Despatches, London Gazette, 16th April, 1901. D.S.O. Queen's Medal with four clasps.

Dove, Lieutenant F. A.:-
Operations as above. Wounded at Mader's Farm, 26th February, 1900. Despatches, London Gazette, 16th April, 1901. D.S.O. Queen's Medal with five clasps. (Lieutenant Dove was promoted captain and served subsequently as adjutant 3rd Battalion A.C.H., and S.O. to Australian Brigade, Newcastle, Natal.)

Logan, Lieutenant M. W.-
Operations in Cape Colony and Orange Free State, December, 1899 to day, 1900. Actions at Colesberg. Advance on Kimberley. Actions at Vet River and Zand River. Queen's Medal with two clasps.

Edwards, Lieutenant (A.M.C.) E. A. -
Vide A.M.C.


Extracts from Report of Captain J. G. Legge.

February, 1900:- On 20th February we went out with a force to repel an attack upon our right rear. One division, under Lieutenant Dove, was escort to some of the guns, where, unfortunately, Private Atchison was killed by a shell, together with his horse; Private Southey was also wounded.

With the other three divisions, reinforced by the Victorian Mounted Rifles, we were sent to occupy some kopjes in front. After crossing with two divisions under fire, and taking two ridges, we received an order to retire, which it appears was never meant for us. The men retired under a very heavy fire and kept their heads well. Finding the order was never intended for us, we again went across, and by evening drove the Boers along 5 miles of ridges. We were assisted greatly by a cross-fire from our artillery.

At dusk we were, with 55 rifles and 20 in reserve, opposed to 200 Boers in a farm and on the opposite ridge. The rest of our men were holding the other part of the ridge already taken. Here we came to a stop, and had a furious rifle duel, which the Boers finished up by firing shrapnel from an invisible gun at about 1,000 yards. They also used explosive bullets. We had good cover, however, and had no other loss. The whole of the company fought well under a heavy fire, and it is really wonderful how we escaped without loss.

As my orders were to secure all the positions I took, I had to move from one point to another, and entrusted the firing line to Lieutenant Holmes, who acted with great dash and coolness. At night we received orders to return to the guns and went back to camp with them. The Boers retired from the vicinity during the night. Major Enthoven, R.A., was kind enough to send over a message saying "We could not have done better."

After a reinforcement of guns on the 22nd February, our force advanced west, and another force from the camp attacked the Boers on the south, and gave them a heavy shell fire. Lieutenant Dove did an excellent piece of scouting on the right with his division, and drove off the Boor patrols, thus rendering the advance of the guns possible.

About 3 p.m. the Boers retired in great haste, making north, and we returned to camp at night.

The last fortnight has been extremely trying on both men and horses; through broken rest, irregular and deficient food and water. The latter is not due to the A.S.C., but to the rapid moves we have to make as mounted men.


Extracts from report of Captain W. Holmes

28th April:- In camp, Israel's Poort: Detailed Lieutenant Dove and 25 men to scout in the vicinity of Thaba Mountain and Houtnek. Lieutenant Dove was instructed to locate the position of the Boor laager. In this duty he was eminently successful, and received the commendation of General Ian Hamilton and Colonel De Lisle. As a result of this reconnaissance, the battle of Houtnek was fought two days later.

30th April:- Marched at daylight, and came into collision with the enemy, who were strongly posted at Thaba Mountainn and Houtnek. Lieutenant Dove and 28 men were detached from my command for scouting work; with the remainder I was ordered to occupy an advanced kopje, which proved to be an important strategical point. Remained in possession all day under very heavy fun (shrapnel and rifle) from front and right flank. At night retired to a farm house. No casualties.

Re-occupied the position of the previous day before dawn. Remained there under an exceedingly heavy fire until about noon, when I was ordered to withdraw as best I could, as the Infantry was advancing to attack. As the best means of leaving the position, I determined to retire at the gallop by groups of four, widely extended, to another hill about ¾ mile in rear. In this retirement Private V. V. Smith was killed and Privates Lewis, Tweedie, and Maxwell, wounded, and two horses killed.

 

 

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, Outline

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EAST
Updated: Tuesday, 5 April 2011 4:53 PM EADT
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

Newer | Latest | Older

Full Site Index


powered by FreeFind
Let us hear your story: You can tell your story, make a comment or ask for help on our forum.

Desert Column Forum

A note on copyright

The Australian Light Horse Studies Centre is a not for profit and non profit group whose sole aim is to write the early history of the Australian Light Horse from 1900 - 1920. It is privately funded and the information is provided by the individuals within the group and while permission for the use of the material has been given for this site for these items by various donors, the residual and actual copyright for these items, should there be any, resides exclusively with the donors. The information on this site is freely available for private research use only and if used as such, should be appropriately acknowledged. To assist in this process, each item has a citation attached at the bottom for referencing purposes.

Please Note: No express or implied permission is given for commercial use of the information contained within this site.

A note to copyright holders

The Australian Light Horse Studies Centre has made every endeavour to contact copyright holders of material digitised for this blog and website and where appropriate, permission is still being sought for these items. Where replies were not received, or where the copyright owner has not been able to be traced, or where the permission is still being sought, the Australian Light Horse Studies Centre has decided, in good faith, to proceed with digitisation and publication. Australian Light Horse Studies Centre would be happy to hear from copyright owners at any time to discuss usage of this item.

Contact

Australian Light Horse Studies Centre

eXTReMe Tracker