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BalfourASource: WO100/226Civil Surgeon
BalfourA1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
BalfourA CSource: WO100/226Civil Surgeon
BalfourA E1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
BalfourA E1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Gordon Highlanders
BalfourAlexander1888Source: Attestation papers. See image on this site.Railway Pioneer Regiment
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
BalfourC ECaptainMID LG: 10 September 1901, page: 5927. Source: Field Marshal Roberts. 4 September 1901. Re: General mentions
This page contains all the London Gazette pages for the Boer War
King's Royal Rifle Corps
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
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