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GunningJ5240Private3rd Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
GunningJ1941PrivateWounded. Klip Kraal, 16 February 1900
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
(Duke of Wellington's) West Riding Regiment
GunningJ RSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsCape Colonial Forces
GunningMark32330TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls111th Company, 3rd Btn, IY
GunningR Lt Col1st Btn. Killed at Talana. 20 Oct 1899.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 140 line 25
King's Royal Rifle Corps
GunningR H1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
King's Royal Rifle Corps
GunningR HLieutenant Colonel1st Battalion
Demise: Killed in action 20-10-1899
Place: Dundee, Talana Hill
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
King's Royal Rifle Corps
GunningRobert HenryLieutenant ColonelQSA (1)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Talana from the Talana book
King's Royal Rifle Corps
GunningRobert HenryLieutenant ColonelHe was killed in action at the Battle of Talana Hill October 20th 1899. He was the eldest son of Sir George William Gunning, 5th baronet, of Little Horton House, Northampton, was born in 1852, and educated at Eton. He entered the 68th Foot in 1873, was transferred to the 60th Foot 1874, and was promoted Captain 1883, Major 1890, and Lieutenant Colonel 1898. He served with the 60th Rifles in the Zulu War, 1879, was present at the action of Ginginhlovo and Relief of Etshowe, and afterwards served as adjutant of the battalion throughout the operations of "Clarke's Column", receiving the medal with clasp. In the Burmese Expedition 1891-92, he was in command of the Baungshe Column during the operations in the Chin Hills, receiving the medal with clasp. At Talana, Lieutenant Colonel Gunning fell while leading his battalion in the attack. Sir A Conan Doyle in writing of this battle states "It was here between the wall and the summit that Colonel Gunning of the Rifles and many other brave men met their end, some by our own bullets and some by those of the enemy” and again “among the killed were many that the army could ill spare. The gallant but optimistic Symons, Gunning of the Rifles, Sherston, Connor, Hambro, and many other brave men died that day". Lieutenant Colonel Gunning was mentioned in despatches by Lieutenant General Sir G White, December 2nd, 1899 (LG February 8th 1901). He was buried in the cemetery just below Talana Hill close to where he fell.
Source: Donner
King's Royal Rifle Corps
GunningTSource: QSA and KSA rollsDEOVR
GunningT F3133PrivateQSA (4).
Source: QSA medal rolls
13th Hussars
GunningThomas198PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, 1st Contingent NSW Mounted Rifles
GunningThomas F33491Trooper2nd Battalion
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Scottish Horse
GunningThomas Francis460TrooperSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, NSW Citizen's Bushmen
GunningThomas Francis33491TrooperServed 28 Oct 01 to 28 Apr 02. Discharged Completion of Service J'B
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Scottish Horse
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