Welcome, Guest
Username: Password: Remember me

TOPIC: Relief of Ladysmith

Relief of Ladysmith 6 months 1 week ago #67354

  • djb
  • djb's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Administrator
  • Administrator
  • Posts: 23824
  • Thank you received: 1789

Picture courtesy of DNW

QSA (1) Relief of Ladysmith (3353 Pte. H. Benning, Rl: Wt: Surrey Regt.)

H. Benning served with the 2nd Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment in South Africa during the Boer War, and was killed in action at Spearman’s Camp on 21 January 1900.
Dr David Biggins
Attachments:

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Relief of Ladysmith 2 months 1 week ago #69007

  • djb
  • djb's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Administrator
  • Administrator
  • Posts: 23824
  • Thank you received: 1789

Picture courtesy of DNW

QSA (1) Relief of Ladysmith (Tpr. S. G. Wood. Colonial Scouts.) impressed naming.

Sydney Garnet Wood served in the Colonial Scouts from 2 December 1899 to 20 March 1900.

His QSA is confirmed on WO100/242p188. Medal issued 10 April 1908.
Dr David Biggins
Attachments:
The following user(s) said Thank You: Mark Abbott

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Relief of Ladysmith 1 month 5 days ago #69546

  • djb
  • djb's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Administrator
  • Administrator
  • Posts: 23824
  • Thank you received: 1789

Picture courtesy of DNW

Sudan (3348. Pte. J. Stinson. 2/Lan: Fus:);
QSA (1) Relief of Ladysmith (3348 Pte. J. Stinson. Lanc: Fus:);
Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, (1) Khartoum (3348. Pte. J. Stinson. 2nd L.F.)

John Stinson was born at Rochdale, Lancashire, and enlisted into the Lancashire Fusiliers at Bury on 29 July 1890, aged 20 years 4 months. He deserted on 4 January 1891, but re-enlisted in October 1895, and served with the 2nd Battalion in the Sudan campaign in 1898.

He was killed in action at Spion Kop on 24 January 1900.

Hammer £2,400.
Dr David Biggins
Attachments:

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Relief of Ladysmith 3 days 22 hours ago #70273

  • djb
  • djb's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Administrator
  • Administrator
  • Posts: 23824
  • Thank you received: 1789

Pictures courtesy of DNW

QSA (1) Relief of Ladysmith (3088 Pte. A. Donachy, Scottish Rifles) extremely fine

Private A. Donachy was killed in action at Spion Kop, 24 January 1900.



QSA (1) Relief of Ladysmith (5216 Pte. H. Russell, Scot: Rifles.)

Private H. Russell was one of two men of the Scottish Rifles killed in action at Colenso on 23 January 1900, the day before the fateful attack on Spion Kop.
Dr David Biggins
Attachments:

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Moderators: djb
Time to create page: 1.628 seconds
Powered by Kunena Forum