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GeddesJohn Campbell21854TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls32nd Company, 2nd Btn, IY
GeddesP1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Gordon Highlanders
GeddesP9674SapperQSA (4) CC OFS Tr SA02

TNA ref 157/101
Royal Engineers, Field Company, 37th
GeddesRSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls82nd Battery, RFA
GeddesR1st Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
(Princess Louise's) Sutherland and Argyll Highland
GeddesR CSource: QSA and KSA rollsImperial Light Infantry
GeddesRobert25846TrooperServed 03 Jan 01 to 02 Jun 01. Discharged Undesirable, Second Number 250
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Scottish Horse
GeddesRobert25846Trooper1st Battalion
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Scottish Horse
GeddesRobert Chalmers536 Col/SergeantSource: Nominal roll in WO127Imperial Light Infantry
GeddesRobert ChalmersQMSSource: Nominal roll in WO127SAMIF
GeddesRobert JamesMajorGEDDES, ROBERT JAMES, Major, MB, was born 13 August 1858, son of James Geddes, Solicitor, Dumfries. He entered the Army in 1884; served in the Burmese Expedition, 1886-89 (Medal with two clasps); in the Chin-Lushai Expedition, 1889-90 (clasp). He became Major, RAMC, 2 February 1896, and took part in the operations in Mekran, 1898. Major Geddes served in the South African War, 1899-1902; Relief of Kimberley; operations in Orange Free State, February to May 1900, including operations at Paardeberg 17 to 26 February; action at Driefontein; operations in the Transvaal in June, 1900; operations in the Transvaal, east, of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900; operations in Orange River Colony, May to 29 November 1900; operations in Cape Colony, south of Orange River, 1899-1900; operations in the Transvaal 30 November 1900 to 31 May 1902. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with four clasps; the King's Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Robert James Geddes, Major, Royal Army Medical Corps. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were sent to Lord Roberts in South Africa, and presented by Major General G Barton in South Africa. He became Lieutenant Colonel 2 February 1904, and Colonel 5 February 1913. Colonel Geddes served in the European War, 1914-17, as DDMS; was twice mentioned in Despatches, and created a CB. He retired 26 December 1917. Colonel Geddes married, in 1907, Christina Gowans, daughter of J G Whyte, of Helensburgh.
CB, DSO, OStJ, ISG (3), QSA (4), KSA (2), 1914 Star and Bar, BWM, VM & MID, 1911 Coronation. Miniatures only, eBay Dec 07.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Army Medical Corps
GeddesS JTrooperNatal 1906 (1)
Source: Recipients of the Natal 1906 Medal
Natal Carbineers
GeddesT9414PrivateKilled in action. Modder River, 28 November 1899
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Scots Guards
GeddesT / R9414Private1st Battalion
Demise: Killed in action 28-11-1899
Place: Modder River
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Scots Guards
GeddesT P832PrivateMissing. Near Petrusburg, 16 July 1901
E Division. Rejoined
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
South African Constabulary
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