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Boer War

Surname First Name Second Name Other Name Contingent Rego Number Details of Capture
ABBOTT Alfred Percy 6 (MNTD Inf) 373 Wounded and taken POW at Merrivaal 1/2/1902: Awarded DCM 29/7/1902
ANDERSON W A
BAYLEY M W NSW GC Captured at Kroonstadtt 30/6/1900
BEDWELL Alexander Western Australian-1 (MNTD INF) 50 Captured Vaal River 29/5/1900:recaptured at Pretoria 7/6/1900
BERESFORD George St George 2(MNTD INF) 46 WIA and taken Prisoner at Willowmore 6/2/1901
BEVAN W P South Australian Light Horse 755 Captured at Colenso 15/12/1899: Escaped from Pretoria Second Initial is F not P
BOYS Frederick Arthur 2 (MNTH RIFLES) 231 POW 29/5/1900:recaptured at Pretoria 6/6/1900
BRADFORD David James 2 (MNTH RIFLES) 316 Taken Prisoner at Dinaarspoort 7/7/1900: released 2/9/1900
BREYDON Richard 1 (QLD MNTD INF) 4 POW at Sanna's Post 31/3/1900: Relieved at Pretoria 4/6/1900
BRIDLEY Walter McIntosh 3 (1 TAS IMPERIAL) 27 POW Escaped Kaaltontein 12/8/1900
BROTHERS Charles D 1 (TAS) CNT 58 POW at Jasfontein 9/2/1900
BROWN Godfrey Hugh 3 (1 TAS IMPERIAL) 30 POW: Died of Wounds at Warmbad 20/9/1900
BURROWS William John 1 VIC CNT GNT 33 POW Hobkirks Farm 12/2/1900: Released Pretoria 4/6/1900: Invalided to Australia 6/9/1900
BYERS Robert James 1 VIC CNT GNT 98 POW Hobkirks Farm 12/2/1900: Released Pretoria 6/6/1900: WIA
CAMERON Donald Charles 6 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) 6 Lieutenant
CASEY Edward Chaplin 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) 377 SQN SGT MAJ
CLARE Sydney George 1 (MNTD INF) 5 Captured at Bethlehem 9/7/1900: released by Commandant Oliver 12/8/1900
CLERK Edward George 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) Lieutenant
CONGREVE F J Tasmanian Mounted Infantry 8974 Trooper Captured Sunday River 10/4/1900: Released Pretoria 6/6/1900
CONTI Arthur Armitage 5 (IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) 185
COOK Bernard William 5 (IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) Lieutenant
COOK Edward Christian 4 (IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) 210 Wounded and taken POW at Doornlaagte 29/9/1900:Escaped at Krugerdorp
CORNWALL Charles NSW CITIZENS BUSHMAN 2nd Lieutenant
COUGHLAN Arthur William 2 (MNTD RIFLES) 284 Leg Broken from fall from horse: Taken POW 4/5/1900 at Hout Nex: recaptured at Pretoria: Invalided to Australia 6/9/1900
COUGHLAN Arthur William 5 (MNTD RIFLES) 1164 Sergeant wrongly recorded as COUGHLAN E.W.
DAFF William Frank 2 (MNTD RIFLES) 347 Taken POW 29/5/1900: recaptured at Pretoria 6/6/1900
DALEY Arthur Denis NSW LANCERS 763 Taken POW Slingersfontein/Colesberg 17/1/1900: liberated 5/6/1900 at Pretoria
DAVIDSON George 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) 194 Captured 27/9/1901 Mokari Drift Caledon River
DE LAINE Horace Charles Casper 5th South Australian Infantry 301 Lance Corporal
DOUDNEY Guy NSW LANCERS 750 Taken POW at Slingerstontein 16/1/1900 Released Pretoria 6/6/1900
DOUGLAS Francis John 3 BUSHMAN'S Medical Staff Lieutenant
DOWLING Willoughby Vincent 1 AUST HORSE Lieutenant-POW at Slingersfontein 16/1/1900 WIA: Released Pretoria 6/6/1900
DUREAU Francis Edward 2 (MNTD RIFLES) 226 Taken POW Dinaarspoort, Lockhart 7/7/1900: released 2/9/1900
EAMES Wallace 1 AUST HORSE 812 Captured Rensberg 16/1/1900-Escaped 28/4/1900:invalided to Aust 30/8/1900
EBELING Gus A 5 (MNTD RIFLES) Lieutenant
EGAN James Patrick 3 (1 TAS IMPERIAL) 48 Trooper-POW Winbury 9/3/1901. Later Commissioned into the South African Field Force
ELLIOTT W F
FINCHAM William Nathaniel 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) 516 Captured 27/9/1901 Mokari Drift Caledon River
FISHER Charles Edward NSW LANCERS Warrant Officer-POW-rejoined Waterval 6/6/1900. Also served Burmese War 1885, 1887, 1889
FLINT Thomas 3 (QLD MNTD INF) 279
FORD J 3 BUSHMAN'S 41 Wounded at Uitralskop 2/3/1901: Invalided to Australia 23/7/1901
FORD John Milvington NSW LANCERS 897 Taken POW, Slingersfontein & escaped from Watervale
FOX John Smith NSW Citizens Bushman 504
FRASER Donald NSW INF (1 MNTD RIFLES) 45 Taken POW and Died of Wounds Colesberg 28/2/1900
FRASER John Edward NSW INF (1 MNTD RIFLES) 129 Captered at Maeders Farm 26/2/1900: Released Pretoria 6/6/1900. Later served in WW1 earning a DSO & MID (twice)
GIFFORD Alfred Ernest 1 VIC CNT GNT 70 Taken POW at Hobkirks Farm 12/2/1900: Released Pretoria 6/6/1900
GOODSALL Sidney Henry NSW INF (1 MNTD RIFLES) 51 Taken POW at Arundel 26/3/1900
GRACE Thomas Deloris 3 (BUSHMAN'S) 585 Taken POW at Buffalo Hoek 2/8/1900: released 30/8/1900
GREEN Arthur 1 (MNTD INF) 59 Taken POW at Vaal River 29/5/1900: released Pretoria 7/6/1900
GREEN W 38077 wrongly recorded as GREEN J.
GRIFFITHS Michael 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) 379 Taken POW Palmietfontein & released 25/7/1901
HALL John Joseph 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) 282 L/Corporal Wounded and taken POW at Mokari Drift/ Caledon River 27/9/1901
HAMILTON Samuel George 1 VIC 114 Taken POW at Hobkirks Farm 12/2/1900: Released Pretoria 6/6/1900
HARDIE J 2 (Western Australian Mounted Infantry) 43 Taken POW Willowmore 6/2/1901
HARRISON Robert 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) 523 Taken POW
HAYCROFT Harry Victoria Bushman No 561 B Company-2nd Division Captured 22/7/1900 at Koster River and released at Nooitgedacht
HEALY John Walton 1 Vic 1 Taken POW at HoutNek 30/4/1900: Released Pretoria 6/6/1900 Was Act Coy Sgt Major 1 VIC CNT then Lietenant 4BN AUST COMNWLTH HORSE
HERRY Leopold Francis 5 (MNTD RIFLES) 1389
HOBOURN John Henry 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) 445
HODGKINSON Walter Frank Cecil 3 (1 TAS IMPERIAL) 68 Taken POW 19/3/1901 at Winbury: later rejoined
HOFF C NSW LANCERS 742 Taken POW at Slingerstontein 16/1/1900 Released Pretoria 6/6/1900. CPL Correct Name is HOPF C
HOLME Charles Bretheton 2 (QLD MNTH INF) 7 Taken POW at Swartz Kopjes 13/2/1901: released 16/2/1901
HORTLE Frank William 2 (MNTD RIFLES) 203 Taken POW 3/5/1900: Escaped & recaptured at Pretoria
HUMPHRIES G
HUNTER William Scott 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) Captured 27/9/1901 Mokari Drift Caledon River-Lieutenant
HUTTON John 1 (TAS) 53 Taken POW at Jasfontein 9/2/1900 and escaped 4/6/1900
HYNES C W Cecil William 1 (TAS) 54 Taken POW at Jasfontein 9/2/1900 and escaped 4/6/1900. 1st LIET in WW1
INNES David Invalided to Australia 8/12/1900 Wrongly recorded as C. INNES: Correct name INNES D
JOHNSTON Harold 1 (QLD MNTD INF) 52 Captured Sannas Post 31/3/1900: Released Pretoria 6/6/1900. Invalided to Aust 15/9/1900
JOHNSTON Robert Morrison NSW LANCERS 880 Captured Slingersfontein 16/1/1900: Released Pretoria 6/6/1900
KELLY J B Recruiter for Scottish Horse
KINGSTON George 1 VIC Mounted Rifles 72 Captured Pretoria 29/5/1900: Released Pretoria 6/6/1900
LEE Leonard Jonathan 3 (BUSHMAN'S) 609 Taken POW at Buffalo Hoek 2/8/1900: reported released 22/10/1900
LEITCH F W 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) 286 Captured 27/9/1901 Mokari Drift Caledon River
LILLECRAP
LILLEY James Lindsay 2 (MNTD RIFLES) Captured HoutNek 30/4/1900: WIA Lieutenant Awarded DSO
LOYNES James 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 65 Captured at Familie Hoek 6/12/1901:Previous service as Sergeant 1 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) then Lieutenant-Served WW1 DSO
LYNN Richard John 1st Australian Horse 680 Captured Rensberg 16/1/1900: WIA Released Pretoria 6/6/1900
MARMANT John 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 309 MID 8/7/1901: Taken POW at Wonderfontein 15/7/1901
MAWLEY Edward 1 Victorian Mounted Rifles 69 Captured Hibkirks Farm 12/2/1900: Released Pretoria 6/6/1900. L/CPL
McCANCE John 1 VIC 78 Taken at Hobkirks Farm 12/2/1900: Released Pretoria then invaliled to Aust 6/9/1900
McDONALD Peter NSW LANCERS 304 Sergeant Taken POW Slingersfontein: rejoined Waterval 6/6/1900
McEKWAINE Thomas 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) 260 Captured 27/9/1901 Mokari Drift Caledon River Correct name MCELWAINE
McINERNEY Timothy Marcus 1 VIC Captured at Hobkirks Farm 12/2/1900. WIA Recovered 12/4/1900Lieutenant
McKENZIE John William 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 318 Captured Mokari Drift 16/1/1900 Served in WW1
MEAGHER Francis Michael 1 VIC 80 Captured at Hobkirks Farm 12/2/1900: Invalided to Aust 29/7/1900 DOW
MILLS Charles Benjamin 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 412
MILLS John Happing ARMY MEDICAL CORPS (NSW) 1649 QMS-Army Medical Corps: Captured Roodewal 7/6/1900
MOLONEY Daniel 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 218 Captured Mokari Drift 27/9/1901
MOUNTJOY Adam 1 (MNTD INF) 7 Taken POW at Vaal River 29/5/1900: recaptured at Pretoria 7/6/1900
OXFORD Arthur 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 192 Captured Morkari Drift 27/9/1901: Promoted from Private to Sergeant 1/7/1901 Served in WW1-KIA in Palestine
PARROT Arthur Kercy 1 NSW MNTD RIFLES 386
PATON James 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 349 Captured 27/9/1901 Mokari Drift Caledon River
POOLE Frank 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 315
PRICE James George 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 311 RSM-Captured at Familie Hoek 6/12/1901:Invalided to Aust 18/8/1900
PROVIS F H 1 (MNTD RIFLES) 30 taken POW then Invalided to Aust. 23/7/1901
RAMSAY Finlay George 2 (MNTD RIFLES) 277 taken POW Dinaarspoort 7/7/1900: released 2/9/1900: discharged South Africa 8/2/1901
RAWSON Lionel Reginald 2 (QLD MNTD INF) 116 taken POW at Swartz Kopjes 13/2/1901: released: rejoined 16/2/1901
READ William Bowman 4 (IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 140 taken POW at Bloemfontein 27/4/1901
REESE Charles Gustave Burgoyne 5 (IMPERIAL BUSHMAN) Captured Mokari Drift 27/9/1901: Lieutenant MID
ROBERTS John Alexander NSW LANCERS 574 taken POW at Slingersfontein: joined after release at Waterval 6/6/1900
ROBERTS Richard 5 (MNTD RIFLES) 1123 taken POW at Leeuwin Kop 16/4/1901: Slightly Wounded
ROGERS George Richard 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 346 Captured 27/9/1901 Mokari Drift Caledon River
ROSE Percy Cooper 2 (MNTD INF) 32
RUDHALL Benjamin 3 (QLD MNTD INF) & 6th QIB 76 Captured at Koster River 22/7/1902: later KIA at Amersfoort 3/2/1902
SKENE T 3 SOUTH AUST BUSHMEN'S 5 Captured at Malmani River Buffel Hoek 18/8/1900
SMITH J A BETHUNES MOUNTED INFANTRY 604
SPEED E J Searches at 28/8/2013 were unable to locate a SPEED Serveing in the Boer War
SPENDOR Edgar Clarence STH AUST 3 BUSHMAN'S 16 Captured at Malmani River Buffel Hoek 18/8/1900
SPURWAY Benjamin 1 (QLD MNTD INF) 61 taken POW at Sanna's Post 31/3/1900: Relieved 4/6/1900
STAINES Raymond Henry 1 (QLD MNTD INF) 132 taken POW at Sanna's Post 31/3/1900: Relieved 4/6/1900
STANDFORD W Searches at 28/8/2013 were unable to locate a STANFORD Serveing in the Boer War
SUTOR August William 4 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 237 taken POW Kaifontein 12/8/1900
SUTTIE Frank 1 VIC 88 Captured Hobkirks Farm 10/2/1900 WIA: DOW Rensburg 12/2/1900
SWAN Morton Henry 1 (TAS) 9 Captured at Rensberg 9/2/1900:also served with 4 (2 IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) Served in WW1
TATCHELL Edward Charles 1 Vic 107 also served 5( MNTD RIFLES) & 6BN AUST CMNWLTH HORSE as a Captain
TAYLOR Albert Vincent NSW LANCERS 866 taken POW at Slingersfontein: released at Waterval 6/6/1900
TOLL Frederick William Special Service Officers Captured at Onwerwacht 4/1/1902 (briefly) MID:Captain-also served 5( QLD IB) as a Major Served in WW1 Awared DSO & Bar. Served in WW2 received MBE as COL
TRATHAM John Edwin 1 (MNTD INF) 60 Corporal taken POW at Vaal River 29/5/1900: recaptured at Pretoria 7/6/1900 MID
TREMEARNE Arthur John Newman 1 VIC Captured at Hobkirks Farm at Pink Hill 12/2/1900:Lieutenant-POW then invalided to England KIA in WW1
UNIACKE Gerald L 2 (MNTD INF) 87
WEST Stephen 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 225 Captured Familie Hoek 6/12/1901:Corporal 7/7/1901
WHEELER F F STH AUST 1 Light Horse 300 Captured Ladysmith 13/11/1899 DOW 1/1/1900
WHELAN Urban 2 (MNTD RIFLES) 324 taken POW at Dinaarspoort 7/7/1900 released 2/9/1900
WHITTINGTON George Robert NSW LANCERS 881 taken POW at Slingersfontein & escaped
WICKENS E A 3 BUSHMAN'S 4 Captured at Malmani Riuver Buffelhoek 18/8/1900
WIECK George Frederick Gardles 1 (QLD MNTD INF) 8 taken POW at Sanna's Post 31/3/1900: Relieved 4/6/1900
WILKINSON John Frederick Moore 1 AUST HORSE Captured at Bloemfontein as a Lieutenant: Released Pretoria 6/6/1900 later Captain
WILSON Lachlan Chisholme 2 (QLD MNTD INF) 39 Corporal taken POW at Swartz Kopjes 13/2/1901: Released 16/2/1901
WRIGHT Andrew 637 WIA and taken POW: Released Pretoria 6/1900 then invalided to Aust 30/8/1900
YATES F
Addendum 1-2005
ARMSTRONG Frank Ayerst 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 213 taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
ARNOLD David Dalziel 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 23 taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
BATCHELOR Uglow 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 340 WIA and taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
BAUMANN Carl William August 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 314 Company Sergeant-Major taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
BOYES Tom 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 123 taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
BURGE Joseph Alexander 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 353 taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
BUSBY William Norman 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 8 taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902-Company Bugler MID
BYRNE Charles 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 93 taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
CAMPBELL Colin 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 230 taken POW at Familie Hoek 6/12/1901
CARTER Hubert Reginald 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) Lieutenant (later Captain)-WIA and taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
DOBE Henry 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 510 WIA and taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
DUDLEY John 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 448
EVA Arthur Henry 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 490
EVANS John Joseph 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 47
FENWICK John Frederick 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 465 taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
FERGUSON John Norman Victor 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 191
HALL John David 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 33 Captured Onverwacht 4/1/1902. Later LT(ACC)
HIGGINSON John Bingham 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) Lieutenant-taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
HUGHES Edward Beverley 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 462 Corporal
JUSTINS Albert Leura 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 454
KIMPTON Mark 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 493 Corporal taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
LOCKE Jack 1 (QLD MOUNTED INF) 86 taken POW and invalided to Aust. 18/8/1900
LONGLAND Walter 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 22
MAIR William 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 255
MARTIN John Gray 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 294 Captured at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
McCARRY Hugh James 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 326
McCORMICK Patrick 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 366 taken POW Bethel
McGHIE Malcolm John 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 18 Corporal
MEIBUSCH Francis 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 414
MURPHY John Frederick 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 322
MURRAY Arthur Ernest 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 458 taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
NEILSON Ernest 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 117
NEVILLE George 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 186 taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
NORMAN Ernest William 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 175 taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
PALMER William 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 155 taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
PATON Thomas 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 245 Captured at Mokari Drift, Caledon River 27/9/1901
PENT George 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 264
PONTING William 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 11
ROBERTS Egbert Mead 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 101
ROGERS C W Searches at 28/8/2013 were unable to locate a C.W. ROGERS Serveing in the Boer War
SINCLAIR Frederick 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 384 taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
SMITH Edmund Brierley 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 16 Corporal taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902
STEELE William 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 169
STEWART Philip Graham Annandale 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 188
STOCKWELL William Henry George 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 154
STRONG Thomas Henry 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 403 taken POW at Groothoek 17/6/1901: Sergeant
SUTHERLAND John 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 222
THOMPSON Alfred 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 355
TODD Robert 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 437
WATERTON George William Thomas 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 481 taken POW at Onverwacht 4/1/1902: also with 2 (QLD MNTD INF) invalided to Aust. 18/8/1900
Addendum 9-2013
ABBOTT Albert Barker NSW Imperial Bushman 480 Captured 04/08/1900-Captured Battle Elands River 4/8/1900
WINDOW William 5 (QLD IMPERIAL BUSHMEN) 129 Captured Mokari Drift Caledon River 27/9/1901