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Friday, 10 October 2003
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Topic: BW - Vic - 3VB

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Map illustrating the activities of the 3rd Victorian Bushmen in South Africa, 1900 - 1901.

[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. 240 - 244. 


The Third (Bushmen's) Contingent.

Like the "Citizen's Bushmen's" Contingent in New South Wales, this corps was largely subscribed for by the public. It was resolved that, in lieu of drawing the men exclusively from the local forces, a class of Australian yeomen and bushmen should be obtained; hardy riders, straight shots, accustomed to find their way about in difficult country' and likely to make an expert figure in the vicissitude of such a campaign as was being conducted. There was an enormous number of candidates for enlistment. Those selected were, practically, untrained in military matters; no lees than 230 being farmers, or connected with that industry. They ware selected by a committee, and passed a strict test in riding and shooting; as also, of course, medical examination.

General Order 6 (Victoria), 1900, directed Commanding Officers of Militia and Volunteer Corps to submit names of officers under their command who volunteered for service with the Bushmen's Corps, and were recommended. Applicants were required to be skilled bushmen, good riders, medically fit, and, preferably, unmarried.

Rates of pay were as in previous Contingents.

The eminent surgeon, Sir Thomas Fitzgerald, accompanied the Contingent to South Africa, as an indulgence passenger, for the purpose of visiting the hospitals there.

Cameron's Scouts.

This was a party of 24 men raised by Mr. John McLeod Cameron for special service, and for whom he obtained horses, except when they provided themselves with mounts. They were attached to the Contingent, and similarly armed and equipped.


The following establishment was authorized:- Two captains, 8 lieutenants, 1 adjutant, 1 medical office, 1 veterinary officer, I chaplain, 2 company sergeant majors, 2 company quartermaster-sergeants, 8 sergeants, 12 corporals, 2 saddler sergeants, 2 saddlers, 2 farrier-sergeants, 4 shoeing-smiths, 4 buglers. 195 privates, 4 drivers; total, 14 officers, 12 sergeants, 10 artificers, 4 buglers, 211 rank and file; in all, 251. Horses - 26 officers', 233 N.C.O.'s and men's, 24 spare. Four wagons, with 8 horses and 2 spare, 31 pack horses; total, 41.

Cameron's Scouts - One lieutenant, 1 sergeant, 2 corporals, 21 privates; total, 25, with 33 horses.

Grand total - 15 officers, 13 sergeants, 10 artificers, 4 buglers, 234 rank and file; in all, 276, with 357 horses. In addition, 2 horses were taken for Mr. Staughton, and 1 for Mr. Hood, bringing the total to 360.


Clothing, Etc.

Uniform consisted of khaki “Garibaldi" jacket, and pants, with leggings, F.S. hat, and F.S. cap. Provided with boots and greatcoats.

Arms and equipment. - M.L.E. magazine rifles, and sword bayonet (provided in South Africa), bandolier and waist belt. They were fully horsed, but, in many instances, the men brought their own horses; in some cases, more than one per man.

Supplied with saddlery, and regimental transport. Each men also received a full kit, comprising underclothing, necessaries, &c.

This was the only Contingent to wear "Garibaldies"- a jacket with a fold or pleat over a waistband, falling somewhat after the fashion of a shirt. It was considered an appropriate costume for bushmen, and rather suggested the uniform worn by Victorian Volunteers in the each sixties.

Nursing Sisters

The following nursing sisters proceeded to South Africa with this Contingent, for service under the Imperial Government, in terms of the cablegram from the High Commissioner of the Cape, dated 3rd February, 1900.

Rawson, Marianne (in charge).

Tiddy, Diana.

Smith, Ethel Mary Bernhard.

Langlands, Eleanor Augusta Victoria.

Smith, Dorothy F.

Hines, Frances Emma.

Anderson, Julia B.

Walter, Ellen.

Thomson, Annie Eliza Helen.

Ivey, Isabel.

These ladies were all single. They did excellent work in the hospitals, developing the best qualities of professional nurses. Sister Hines died in South Africa. Sister Rawson was awarded the Royal Red Cross. Sister Ivey was mentioned in Commander-in-Chief s despatches, 26th June, 1902. In both cases, despatches, London Gazette, 29th July, 1902.

Departure and Return

The Contingent left on 10th March, 1900, comprising 15 officers, 261 other ranks, with 357 horses and 4 wagons Seventeen were killed or died; 5 officers were transferred; 3 officers, 12 others were struck off the strength in South Africa; 1 officer, 1 other commissioned in the Imperial Army; 9 officers, 228 others returned.

Promotions, Etc.

Dobbin, Captain W. W. - Promoted Major while serving with the Rhodesian Field Force, 18th May, 1900.

McKnight, Captain - Adjutant W. Promoted Major, 5th Contingent in South Africa.

Hill, Lieutenant C. - Promoted Captain, 1st May, 1900.

Trees, Lieutenant H. F. - Promoted Captain, 5th Contingent, in South Africa.
Services placed at disposal of Inspector-General, South African Constabulary, 11th July, 1901.

Carstairs, Lieutenant H. G. - Promoted Captain, 5th Contingent, in South Africa.

Holdsworth, Lieutenant J. H. B. - Promoted Captain, 5th Contingent, South

Cameron, Lieut. J. McL. - Promoted Captain while serving with Rhodesian Field Force, 22nd June, 1800; Major in Cape Colony Colonial Force.

McCuIlock, 2nd Lieutenant W. - Commissioned Royal Irish Rifles, 29th August, 1900.

Fletcher, Veterinary-Lieutenant S. - Transferred to South Australian Imperial Bushmen.

De Haviland, Sergeant T. L. - Lieutenant, 20th May, 1900; Adjutant, 13th December, 1900; Captain, 5th Contingent, in South Africa; services placed at disposal of Inspector-General, South African Constabulary, 11th July, 1901.

Howe, Sergeant R. W. - Promoted Lieutenant, 18th July, 1900; Captain in Rhodesian Force, 8th May, 1901.


The Contingent left Melbourne on 10th March, 1900, in the transport Euryalus, and touched at Cape Town, from whence they proceeded to Beira, arriving on 3rd April, and disembarked. From Beira their route lay to Marandellas, in Rhodesia, where all the Colonial Bushmen were formed into regiments known as the Rhodesian Field Force; the Victorians and West Australians forming the 3rd, under Major Visits. Except Cameron's Scouts, which remained at Marandellas, they marched by squadrons through Rhodesia to Buluwayo; and from there to Mafeking, where they were again mobilized, equipped, and moved out in regiments, under General Baden-Powell, their destination being Rustenburg.

In that district on 22nd July, the Victorians, under Captain Hill, and other Contingents, encountered the enemy at Koster River, and lost 7 men killed, and many wounded. In Rustenburg district also, a party of Victorians, under Captain Ham, With Bushmen from New South Wales and Queensland, were attacked and besieged by General De Is Rev at Eland's River; the siege lasting thirteen days, and the casualty list being heavy. After enduring great hardships, and losing all their hones by the fire of the enemy, the garrison was relieved by Lord Kitchener on 17th August (vide 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry).

Here the Contingent was divided, and those with Captain Ham were attached to Lord Methuen's Force until they reached Mafeking, to which place from Eland's River they marched on foot, no horses being available. The other portion of the Victorian Contingent, under Major Vial, moved from Rustenburg to Pretoria and thence to Warmbad and Nylstroom; which, under General Baden-Powell, was captured, and then retired to Pienaars River. The party under Captain Ham, after being partially equipped at Mafeking, left that place at the end of August, and travelled south through Kimberley to De Aar, and from then to Naauwpoort, Bloemfontein, and Pretoria, where after a few days' rest they moved north and, rejoined the Regiment at Pienaars River. From here the Regiment operated through the north-western portion of the Transvaal, and south as far as Rustenburg; and from there back once more to Pretoria. Several engagements took place in these operations, and what with killed, wounded, and sick men, the column, under General Plumer, who was now in command, was sadly weakened. At Pretoria the column was strengthened by the New Zealanders, portion of the 4th Queenslanders, and some South Australians, and General Paget with two companies of Munster Fusiliers (as infantry); also two batteries of Royal Artillery, pom pom battery, and several maxims. Operations were undertaken this time in an easterly direction from Pretoria. Several engagements at Silbrants' Kraal, Wagon Drift, and other places, culminated in the action at Rhenoster Kop on the 29th November, where the enemy, under Viljoen and Botha, made a firm stand. All the force was engaged from 4 o'clock in the morning until 7 in the evening, and the fighting line extended for a distance of four miles, and all of it under a hot fire. At times the attack was pushed to within 600 yards of the Boer position, but it was impossible to dislodge them from the naturally strong position which they held, and the darkness of evening ended the battle. The Victorians, under the command of Captain Ham, were towards the left flank, and the New Zealanders were on the right. The casualty list was a heavy one, but, compared with the Bushmen, the Victorians may be considered lucky.

From Rhenoster Kop the column moved north and west, and gave the commandoes under Viljoen and Botha a routing on several occasions, and once more camped at Pienaars River, north of Pretoria. From here they started to clear up the north-western portion of the Transvaal, moving by forced marches to Rustenburg, Commando Nek, Hekpoort, and Nooitgedacht, arriving at the latter place soon after De la Rey and Beyers had attacked General Clements and the Northumberland Fusiliers. Several smart engagements took place along the Magliesberg and Witwatererand Ranges, and continued south to Krugersdorp and east to the outskirts of Pretoria, where the Bushmen again camped for four days. From here they were ordered to Balmoral, east of Pretoria, and towards Middelburg. The Bushmen were ordered to De Aar to check De Wet and other Boer generals from invading Cape Colony. It was a big move from Middelburg to De Aar, but the Bushmen did it; and in the swift and oppressive march that General Plumer made after De Wet, when other columns were tired out or withdrawn, the 3rd Regiment were with him to the last, and lost heavily in their attacks on the enemy. The Victorians had the majority of the wounded, including Lieutenant Gartside; only 60 men answered the roll call when orders came for the 3rd Regiment to be withdrawn. These men had been on short rations: six biscuits for six days being their share, and 18 lbs. of oats for the horses. A few days recruiting in Bloemfontein, Weinberg, and Brandfort, and orders came to move once more to Pretoria, and from there to Pienaars River, where forces were once more concentrated with the object of attacking the enemy at Warmbad, Nylstrom, and Pietersburg. These places were captured one after the other after considerable resistance, and General Plumer 's Bushmen had the honour of capturing the last Boer capital.

Cameron's Scouts.

These proceeded from Marandellas to Buluwayo and were appointed bodyguard to Sir Frederick Carrington; Sergeant R. M. Hows was promoted to Lieutenant. They entrained from Buluwayo to Mafeking, where the main body of the Rhodesian Field Force was mobilized, and marched from there to Ottoshoop and Zeerust, where there was a reconnaissance in force of 2,000 men. These marched to Marion River, thence to Brakfontein, near Eland's River, where an engagement lasting eight hours took place against a commando of De L Rey. A rearguard action was fought back to Marico River, and two days after the order was given to return to Zeerust. A rearguard action was fought for three or four miles along the road to Zeerust. From thence they proceeded to Ottoshoop; and after remaining there two days, advanced again on Zeerust. After proceeding about four miles a commando, under General Lemmer, opened fire on them, and held them in check for about six hours. They remained on the firing line all night; and, on advancing in the morning, found that the Boots had retired, leaving several dead upon the field. The Scouts returned to Ottoshoop next day, remaining there nearly two weeks, during which time there were several small sniping engagements, in which a few officers and men were killed.

General Carrington was then ordered to return to Rhodesia, and the Cameron Scouts were practically disbanded. Their leader, however, saw that all who desired to return to Victoria were sent back. Both he and Lieutenant Howe remained (vide War services).

Return of Contingent.

The Victorian Bushmen embarked at Cape Town on transport Morayshire, an 9th May, 1901, and arrived at Melbourne on 6th June, having called at Albany and Adelaide en route. Captain Ham returned in charge. Disbanded shortly after return.



Further Reading:

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Boer War, 1899 - 1902

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Citation: 3rd Victorian Bushmen, Outline

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Thursday, 6 May 2010 7:51 AM EADT
Wednesday, 8 October 2003
3rd Victorian Bushmen, Nominal Roll
Topic: BW - Vic - 3VB

3rd VB 

3rd Victorian Bushmen

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. 245 - 251.


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496 Private Ernest Charles ALLISON

455 Private William Woods ANDERSON

520 Corporal Frank Andrew Lewis BAILEY

623 Private Charles Henry BAILLOT

548 Shoeing Smith John Nicol BAIRD

553 Private Harman Edwin Collingwood BAKE

465 Company Sergeant Major Walter Mansel BALFOUR-OGILVY

394 Private William Henry BARTLETT

500 Private William Henry BASTIAN

473 Private Frederick Michael BATES

521 Private Walter Frederick BEARD

627 Company Quartermaster Sergeant James Patrick BEATTIE

557 Private George Andrew BEECHER

556 Shoeing Smith Henry Ward BEECHER

490 Trumpeter Alexander Duncan BELL

380 Private George BELLMER

435 Sergeant Henry BEST

536 Private Frank John BIRD

446 Private Charles BLANCHARD

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477 Private Ivie BLEZARD

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723 Private Ewen CAMERON

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710 Private David Michael CANTY

487 Private Frank CARLILE

588 Saddler Sergeant Charles CAROLAN

510 Private Thomas CARROLL

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489 Sergeant William Wilson CASEMENT

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705 Corporal Hugh McDonald CHRISP

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505 Private Frank Eardley COCHRAN

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391 Private Alfred Percival CUTTRISS

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466 Private James DONLEAVEY

576 Private Arthur Henry DOUGLAS

631 Trumpeter Andrew James DWYER

550 Private George Bemjamin DYAMOND

549 Private John EBBS

707 Private William Rae EDGAR

632 Trumpeter William ESDALE

625 Private William Henry ESSEX

382 Private Charles Henry FENTON

708 Private John Gordon FINLAY

427 Private William Randolf FINLAYSON

379 Private William Newton FISHER

Vet. Lieutenant Stanley FLETCHER

396 Private John Francis FORTUNE

567 Private George Edward FRYER

483 Private Thomas Henry FURNISS

403 Private James FYFE

433 Private John Fraser GARDINER

552 Private Thomas GARDINER

386 Private David GARING

Lieutenant Robert GARTSIDE

511 Private Aubrey Vivian GAYER

393 Private Ambrose GEARY

478 Saddler Richard GIBSON

620 Private Samuel GILBERT

486 Private William Thomas GILLESPIE

492 Private William John GILLETT

479 Private Thomas GLYNN

378 Private William Walter GODDARD

395 Sergeant Herbert John GOODMAN

387 Private Francis Christopher GORDON

518 Private Arthur Thomas GOULLET

585 Private Thomas Deloris GRACE

390 Private David Burgoyne GRAHAM

715 Private Henry GRAHAM

562 Private Worthey Bailey GRANT

624 Corporal John GREEN

495 Private Arthur James GREENAWAY

Captain James de Burgh GRIFFITH

713 Private Harry David GRIFFITHS

577 Private James Stirling GULLAN

Captain David John HAM

444 Private William Hugh HAMILTON

593 Private Stanley Forrest HAMMOND

546 Private Shelley HARRIS

476 Private William HARRIS

474 Private Wright HARRIS

438 Private Hugh Francis James HARTLEY

525 Private David James HAY

561 Private Harry HAYCROFT

517 Private Henry HAZEL

564 Corporal James Reginald HENTY

600 Private Frederick HEYWOOD

Lieutenant Charles HILL

485 Private Joseph Frederick HILLIER

512 Private Percy Herbert HISCOCK

Lieutenant John Henry Beard HOLDSWORTH

482 Private Thomas Henry HOLMAN

612 Private Robert James Carter HOLMES

528 Private Edward HONAN

718 Sergeant Herbert Roger HORNE

420 Private Richard James HOWARD

716 Sergeant Roderick William HOWE

530 Private John James HUGHES

565 Sergeant Percy Clark HUNT

399 Private James INWOOD

497 Corporal Albert Henry JAMES

462 Private Francis JAMES

522 Sergeant Frederick John Edward JAMES

543 Company Sergeant Major Holman JAMES

575 Driver Patrick Graham JAMESON

507 Private Norman Gerald JARRETT

534 Corporal Edward Charles JESSE

460 Shoeing Smith William JOHNSON

467 Private Arthur Charles JOHNSTON

458 Private Sidney John JOHNSTON

506 Private Andrew JOHNSTONE

428 Private Arthur JONES

434 Private John Joseph JONES

412 Private William Irvine KELLY

431 Private John KENNEDY

626 Company Quartermaster Sergeant Napier KENNEDY

516 Private James Ernest KIDGELL

450 Private Edwin KNOX

461 Private Frederick KNOX

526 Private Benjamin Peter LANG

614 Private Arthur McGregor LE PATOUREL

598 Private Frederick Roger LEACH

609 Private Leonard Jonathan LEE

614 Private Arthur McGregor LEPATOUREL

402 Driver William Henry LEWIS

442 Private John LLOYD

453 Private Thomas LLOYD

443 Private George Henry LOUTIT

Chaplain Smith MACBAIN

509 Private Archibald MACKENZIE

513 Private Robert Sime MACKENZIE

555 Private Arthur Alban MACKIN

717 Private John Davison MACLEOD

704 Private Alexander Campbell MACMILLAN

416 Private James Melrose MAILER

515 Private Henry MARTIN

449 Private John Campbell MCCALLUM

440 Private John Irwin MCCARTNEY

400 Private J MCCASTIE

422 Private Ancrum MCCAUSLAND

706 Private John Coleridge MCCAUSLAND

432 Lance Corporal James MCCLURE

Second Lieutenant William MCCULLOCH

611 Private Samuel John MCCURDY

447 Private Archibald MCDONALD

586 Private George MCELDREW

413 Private James Robert MCFARLANE

472 Private John MCINNES

499 Private John Hugh Robert MCKENZIE

Captain William MCKNIGHT

595 Private Patrick William MCMANUS

424 Private David MCMURTRIE

469 Corporal William MCNAMARA

524 Private Duncan MCPHERSON

410 Private Frank MCPHERSON

501 Private William MCPHERSON

621 Private Roderick MCSWAIN

451 Private Frederick James MELDRUM

494 Private Walter MERRITT

470 Private James Edward MEYER

471 Private Percival Benjamin MILES

463 Corporal Albert James Robert MILLAR

502 Private Leslie John MILLAR

559 Private George Henry MILNE

523 Private William MITCHELL

464 Private George MOFFATT

Lieutenant George Alfred MOORE

573 Driver Alfred Charles MOREY

568 Private James Matthew MOREY

429 Private David James MORPHETT

441 Private Frederick MORRIS

545 Private Henry Robert MORRIS

571 Private John Joseph MOYLE

514 Private Francis MURPHY

574 Private Peter William MURPHY

702 Private Joseph Francis NEGRI

594 Private John Thomas NEWTON

722 Private Athelstone NICHOLLS

419 Private George NICHOLSON

583 Corporal Charles William NORTON

628 Farrier Sergeant Palmer OCKENDEN

418 Private Samuel Joseph OLIVER

547 Private Brian O'LOGHLEN

407 Private Alfred ORCHARD

615 Private William Edmund O'TOOLE

617 Private Richard PALMER

408 Private Percy PERRY

540 Private John James William Errol PETERS

616 Private William PETTY

721 Private Louis Eleazer PHILLIPS

582 Private Frederick John POWELL

404 Sergeant David Hamilton PRUDEN

405 Shoeing Smith Thomas Henry RAGGATT

421 Private Charles REAPER

610 Private Jabez RICHARDS

601 Private Charles RIDLEY

411 Private Matthew Henry ROBERTS

566 Private Thomas Frederick ROBERTS

539 Private George Victor ROBERTSON

581 Private Hugh James RONALD

437 Corporal Andrew ROSS

484 Private William RUDD

544 Private Louis RYAN

397 Private Lewis Arthur SADLER

590 Private Edwin Sutherland SEYMOUR

596 Private George James SHANKS

415 Private Thomas SHANNON

720 Private Robert SHARKEY

445 Farrier Michael Thomas SHARRY

701 Corporal Arthur James SHAW

570 Corporal Harold Herbert SHERLOCK

591 Private John SIDDLE

481 Private Stephen SMITH

417 Private William Raymond SMITH

398 Driver Charles Walter SPEERS

603 Private Charles Henry STEVENS

714 Private James Oliver Alexander STILL

Lieutenant William John Whitley STRONG

425 Private Benjamin SUTHERLAND

406 Private John SUTHERLAND

584 Private John Campbell Duncan McPerson SWAN

579 Private Henry Joseph THOMPSON

622 Private James THOMPSON

618 Private William Samuel THOMPSON

531 Private Thomas Edward THOMSON

808 Private Walker Henderson THOMSON

619 Private George Farquharson THORBURN

606 Private Frederick Beal THORPE

597 Saddler Alfred John TINKER

439 Private Ernest Alfred Thomas TOWERS

527 Corporal Cornelius TRACEY

Lieutenant Henry Freame TREW

580 Private Charles Wentworth TURNER

719 Private Alexander VALANTINE

613 Private Alfred Sydney WAINWRIGHT

488 Private Henry Oliver WALFORD

630 Lance Corporal James Adelbert WARD

551 Private Richard WELLAN

589 Private George Wheadon WILLIAMS

604 Private William Ernest WILLIAMS

629 Farrier Sergeant James William Nicholas WILLIAMSON

578 Private Walter WILLIAMSON

508 Private Gervase Mason WILSON

602 Private James WILSON

712 Private Stephen YUILLE


Further Reading:

3rd Victorian Bushmen

3rd Victorian Bushmen, Roll of Honour 

Boer War, 1899 - 1902

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920


Citation: 3rd Victorian Bushmen, Nominal Roll

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Tuesday, 4 May 2010 3:19 PM EADT
Tuesday, 7 October 2003
Boer War, 1899 - 1902, Australian Forces, 3rd Victorian Bushmen
Topic: BW - Vic - 3VB

Boer War, 1899 - 1902

Australian Forces

Roll of Honour

3rd Victorian Bushmen

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


The Roll of Honour contains the names of all the men known to have served at one time with the 3rd Victorian Bushmen and gave their lives in service of Australia, whether as part of the 3rd Victorian Imperial or another unit during the Boer War.


Roll of Honour


George William BOLDING

Herbert BRENT


James William CHRISTIE


Herbert John GOODMAN


Edwin KNOX





Michael Terence MCDONALD


Charles William NORTON


Samuel Joseph OLIVER


William PETTY

David Hamilton PRUDEN


Thomas Henry RAGGETT


John Campbell Duncan McPherson SWAN


Frederick Beal THORPE


Henry Oliver WALFORD

James William Nicholas WILLIAMSON


Lest we forget


Further Reading:

3rd Victorian Bushmen

Boer War, 1899 - 1902

Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920


Citation: Boer War, 1899 - 1902, Australian Forces, 3rd Victorian Bushmen

Posted by Project Leader at 12:01 AM EADT
Updated: Tuesday, 4 May 2010 3:20 PM EADT

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