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BalfourAlexanderAttested: Sep 1894. Source: CMP2Cape Police
BalfourAlexander1888Corporal3rd RPR
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Railway Pioneer Regiment
BalfourAlexander Neilson12613TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls70th Company, 18th Btn, IY
BalfourAndrewWas born at Edinburgh in 1873. He is the son of T A G Balfour, MD, FRCPE, etc., Curator of the Museum of the Royal College of Physicians, Edin, who married Miss Margaret Christall, of Elgin, Morayshire, Dr A Balfour was educated at George Watson's College, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University, and Caius College, Cambridge, graduating MB, CM, Edinburgh, 1894. After practising privately and at the Fever Hospital, Edinburgh, where he was Assistant Physician, he went to Cambridge, taking DPH in 1897, MD (gold medal thesis) 1898, and BSc. in Public Health 1900. He went to South Africa as Surgeon in April of that year, being attached to the No. 7 General Hospital at Estcourt and Pretoria, and afterwards in charge of the British Garrison and Boer Laagers at Kaapsche Hoop, E Transvaal (medal and clasps). He returned in April, 1901, and took his MRCPE in 1902. In the same year he was appointed Director of Government Research Laboratories, Gordon Memorial College, Khartoum. He is also Med. Officer of Health, Khartoum, and Sanitary Adviser to the Sudan Civil Medical Service. Dr Balfour collaborated in the production of a book on Public Health, and is the author of By Stroke of Sword, To Arms, Vengeance is Mine, Cashiered; and Other War Tales, and The Golden Kingdom. He also wrote a war play, The Camp Catch. Dr Balfour was a Scottish International Rugby football player, a Cambridge 'Blue', and captained the Watsonian XV and the Edinburgh XV against the Paris team recently. He is a swimmer, and is fond of shooting. He married, Sep, 1902, Grace, daughter of G Nutter, of Sidcup, Kent.Unknown
BalfourArchibald E2909 and 398Trooper1st Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
BalfourArthur Montague7930PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls40th Company, 10th Btn, IY
BalfourChristopher EgertonLieutenantBALFOUR, CHRISTOPHER EGERTON, Lieutenant, was born 14 August 1872, son of Archibald Balfour, of 65, Pont Street, London. He was educated at Westminster, and at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, and entered the King's Royal Rifle Corps 24 May 1893, becoming Lieutenant 1 January 1896. He went to India with his regiment, and they had just arrived in Calcutta when orders came for them to leave at once for South Africa. They stayed only long enough to change into another ship, and during part of the South African War of 1899 to 1902, Lieutenant Balfour was Aide-de-Camp to Sir Neville Lyttelton. He was in Ladysmith during the Siege, and the starvation and hardships he then endured completely wrecked his constitution so that he never recovered, and he died 29 August 1907. His DSO was awarded [LG 27 September 1901]: "Christopher Egerton Balfour, Lieutenant, KRRC. For services in South Africa". He married, in 1902, Dorothy Cecilia, eldest daughter of Gerald Paget, and they had two daughters, one of whom was born after her father's death.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
King's Royal Rifle Corps
BalfourD A2nd Volunteer Service Company
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
East Yorkshire Regiment
BalfourG6238CorporalDied of wounds. Magersfontein, 12 December 1899
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
BalfourG6238Corporal2nd Battalion
Demise: Died of wounds 12-12-1899
Place: Magersfontein
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
BalfourG WCivil Veterinary SurgeonCivil Surgeon
BalfourH HSource: WO100/226Civil Surgeon
BalfourHarry HLt ColTransvaal Medical Corps.
15 of 580 awards
Transvaal Medical Staff Corps
BalfourHarry HyndmanEngaged locally
Source: WO100/226
Civil Surgeon
BalfourJSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
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