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New South Wales Citizens Bushmans Contingent, "A" Squadron, 10 February 1900

[From: The Sydney Mail, 10 February 1900, pp. 330-1. Click on picture for full size.]


The men listed in this photograph according to the number allotted to them in the photograph. If there is a photograph of the man in the New South Wales Citizens Bushmans Contingent Photograph Album, it will be linked. Should you wish to see the full sized photograph of this page from The Sydney Mail, click on the photograph or use the following link:

New South Wales Citizens Bushmans Contingent, "A" Squadron, 10 February 1900


New South Wales Citizens Bushmans Contingent, "A" Squadron - the men:


2. 64 Trooper John William HEWITT

3. 90 Trooper Henry PLOENGES

4. 45 Trooper Philip DICKINSON

5. 34 Trooper James Daniel DUFF

6. 37 Trooper Lewis Gore ORMSBY

7. 35 Trooper Frederick ELLIOTT

8. No name given.

9. 53 Trooper Patrick John FOWLER

10. 52 Trooper Beresford Frederick CAMPBELL

11. 66 Trooper Alfred MAYNE

12. 103 Trooper Michael SMITH

13. 31 Trooper Robert HODGE

14. 48 Trooper Herman HOLM

15. 21 Trumpeter Rupert de Lacey PEEK

16. 107 Trooper Patrick BURKE

17. 110 Trooper Frederick John MURRAY

18. 69 Trooper Patrick PERRIN

19. 85 Trooper Robert George DAVENPORT

20. 9 Trooper Charles Joseph HURTZ

21. 1 Trooper Donald MACKENZIE

22. 8 Trooper Allan MACDONALD

23. 51 Trooper James Thomas STRUCK


25. 120 Trooper William Wallace BUNTON

26. 105 Trooper Ernest CAMPBELL

27. 73 Trooper James Edmund Rowland CLARKE

28. 65 Trooper George SHEPHERD

29. No name given.

30. No name given.

31. 72 Trooper David LEES

32. 81 Trooper Thomas BORLASE

33. 422 Lance Corporal John SCOTT, later allotted to "D" Squadron.

34. 125 Trooper Andrew THOMPSON

35. 10 Trooper Tom ILLIFE

36. 102 Trooper Ernest MCDOUGALL

37. 101 Trooper William SHANNON

38. 60 Trooper William MCGRATH

39. 83 Trooper Charles AUSLING

40. 98 Trooper Charles James MANSERGH

41. 79 Trooper John Archibald STOPPELBEIN

42. 47 Trooper Neil RANKIN

43. 112 Trooper Hedley Vicars DOWE

44. Trooper Standish Baldwin DOWE

45. 121 Trooper Richard SHANNON

46. 78 Trooper Adam MURRAY

47. 41 Trooper John Theodore BRUNNING

48. 71 Trooper Edward Christopher ANDERSON

49. 26 Trooper Fergus Stewart FRATER

50. Trooper James FOTHERINGHAM

51. 94 Trooper Ernest SALISBURY

52. 46 Sergeant Walter MYERS

53. 32 Lance Corporal Henry Otto BOHLSEN

54. 7 Trooper Alfred Charles WHERRATT

55. 92 Trooper James TARVIS

56. 74 Trooper Alfred PRUSSING

57. 54 Trooper Sydney James TAYLOR

58. No name given.

59. 25 Trooper Arthur Thomas NEVILLE

60. 3 Trooper Frederick William STANTON

61. 2 Trooper Ernest Edward BRIGDEN

62. 108 Trooper Angus McLeod BUCHANAN

63. 50 Trooper Leslie William ROSEN

64. 4 Trooper George William ELLY

65. No name given.

66. 33 Trooper Robert WHITE

67. No name given.

68. 100 Trooper Albert Edward ONUS

69. 43 Trooper Edwin SMITH

70. 88 Trooper William Paul MCLEAN

71. 70 Trooper Albert John EASTAUGHFFE

72. 117 Trooper George Tindall TURNER

73. 96 Trooper William Francis HUNT

74. 87 Trooper Ernest Noel MILLS

75. 116 Trooper John O'CONNELL

76. 80 Trooper Edwin ROBINSON

77. 77 Corporal Lionel George MACARTHUR

78. Captain James Francis THOMAS

79. Second Lieutenant Charles CORNWALL

80. Lieutenant D William COPE

81. 131 Sergeant John QUINLIVAN

82. 132 Sergeant George Henry WHEELER

83. 115 Corporal Fitzroy Augustus BUCKLETON

84. 129 Lance Corporal James REYNOLDS

85. No name given.

86. 39 Lance Corporal Thomas Reuben Hamilton GIBB

87. 16 Corporal William Nivison KELMAN

88. 11 Lance Corporal Alfred POUNCEBY

89. 22 Trumpeter William Henry MANKEY

90. 40 Sergeant John Barber SPROAT 












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