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HarveyJohn JamesMajorHARVEY, JOHN JAMES, Major and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel, joined the 24th Regiment, South Wales Borderers, 21 March 1865; became Lieutenant 30 September 1868; Captain 24 July 1878; Major 9 June 1882; Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 2 August 1888.  He served in the Kaffir War in 1877-78, and was present during the operations against the Galekas and Gaikas, including the engagement at the Perie Bush; also served in the Zulu War in 1879 (Medal and clasp).  He served in Burma, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 12 November 1889]: "John James Harvey, Major and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel, South Wales Borderers.  For services in Burma."  Lieutenant Colonel Harvey died in 1890.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
South Wales Borderers
HarveyJohn PBearer Source: Nominal roll in WO127Imperial Bearer Corps
HarveyJohn PeterBearerServed 09 Dec 99 to 12 Mar 00.
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Natal Volunteer Ambulance Corps
HarveyJohn PeterNominal roll #1 (H4)Driscoll's Scouts
HarveyJohn RobertLieutenant ColonelHARVEY, JOHN ROBERT, Lieutenant Colonel, was born 31 July 1861, eldest son of Colonel John Edmund Harvey, 41st Regiment, of Springfield, Taplow, Bucks, and Thorpe, Norfolk, and Octavia Lettice, daughter of the Reverend R Stephens. He was educated at Rugby and at Trinity College, Cambridge, and served in the East Norfolk Militia, 16th Lancers and 5th Lancers; joined the 43rd Suffolk Hussars, as Captain, 15 November 1899. He commanded the Suffolk Hussars and the 25th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa, and served also as Staff Officer for Prisoners of War (graded as Staff Captain), Lines of Communication, from 1900 to 1902. He took part in the operations in the Orange Free State, February to May 1900; in the Transvaal, west of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900; in Orange River Colony, May to 29 November 1900; in Cape Colony, south of Orange River, 1900; in the Transvaal, February to 31 May 1902; also during the operations in Cape Colony, December 1901 to February 1902 (Despatches [London Gazette, 17 June, 1902]; Queen's Medal with three clasps, and King's Medal with two clasps). He was created a Companion of the Distingm'shed Service Order [London Gazette, 26 June, 1902]: "John Robert Harvey, Lieutenant Colonel, Imperial Yeomanry. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented by the King 24 October 1902. He subsequently retired from the King's Own Norfolk Imperial Yeomanry. He was a Justice of the Peace and was Mayor of Norwich in 1902-3. In the European War he served with the 4th Battalion Norfolk Regiment in Gallipoli in 1915; became Brevet Colonel, 4th Battalion Norfolk Regiment. He wrote 'Records of the Norfolk Yeomanry Cavalry, 1782 to 1908', 'Hunting in Norfolk' and 'Shannon and its Lakes'. He was fond of hunting, polo, shooting, fishing and yachting. He married, firstly, in 1888, Nora (died, 1889), second daughter of H Adams, of Canon Hill, Bray; secondly, in 1890, Florence, daughter of F W Parsons, of Risley Hall, Derby, and had one son and two daughters.
DSO, QSA (3) CC OFS Trans (Capt), KSA (2) (Lt Col 43rd Coy IY), 1914-15 Star (Lt Col, BWM, Victory Medal (Bt Col 4/Norfolk Regt). 1911 Coronation, Territorial Decoration GV. Spinks 1963 £35. Lovell 1978 est £450.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Imperial Yeomanry
HarveyJohn Robert3042TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Kitchener's Horse
HarveyJohn Wilfred38595PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls132nd Company, 29th Btn, IY
HarveyJoseph2nd Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
Cheshire Regiment
HarveyJoseph42635TrooperSource: QSA Medal RollsImperial Yeomanry
HarveyJoshua Harold4186Lance CorporalSource: QSA Medal Rolls30th Company, 9th Btn, IY
HarveyL 6112Private2nd Btn. Wounded at Spion Kop. 24 Jan 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 92 line 29
(Cameronians) Scottish Rifles
HarveyL4th Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
(Princess Louise's) Sutherland and Argyll Highland
HarveyL YSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
HarveyLawrence ESource: WO100/280Cala Town Guard
HarveyLeo K718Trooper1st Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
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