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BarnesReginald GeoSource: WO100/285Queenstown TG
BarnesReginald WalterSource: Attestation paper in WO126Border Horse
BarnesReginald Walter RalphCaptainQSA (6)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Elandslaagte
Imperial Light Horse
BarnesReginald Walter RalphCaptainBARNES, REGINALD WALTER RALPH, Captain, was born 13 April, 1871, son of Prebendary R H Barnes, of Stoke Canon, near Exeter. He was educated at Westminster; entered the 4th Hussars, from the Militia, as Second Lieutenant, 31 December 1890; became Lieutenant 10 May 1893: served with the Spanish Army in the Cuban Insurrection, 1895; was Adjutant, 4th Hussars, 20 May 1896, to 19 May 1900; became Captain, 4th Hussars, 31 December 1899. He served in South Africa as Adjutant, Imperial Light Horse, 1899-1900, and as Lieutenant Colonel, 2nd Imperial Yeomanry, 18 May 1901 to 11 March 1902; was present during operations in Natal, 1899, including action at Elandslaagte; took part in the Relief of Ladysmith, including operations on Tugela Heights (14 to 27 February); was present at the Relief of Mafeking; during operations in the Transvaal in May and June, 1900; in operations in the Transvaal, east and west of Pretoria, July to 29 November 19OO, including action at Belfast (26 and 27 August); during operations in Cape Colony, north of Orange River, 1899-1900. Took part in the operations in the Transvaal and Orange River Colony, and was severely wounded. He was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 19 April, 1901]: "Reginald Walter Ralph Barnes, Captain, 4th Hussars. In recognition of services in the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were sent to South Africa, to the Commander-in-Chief, and were presented by Lieutenant Colonel the Honourable J H G Byng. Major General Barnes was ADC to the Commander-in-Chief, East Indies, 1 May 1904, to 6 January 1906; was Instructor, Cavalry School, 5 February 1906, to 3 September 1907; became Major, 17th Lancers, 17 July 1907; was employed as Assistant Military Secretary to the Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Malta, 6 October 1909, to 3 February 1911; was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, 10th Hussars, 4 February 1911, and Colonel 15 June, 1914. He served continuously throughout the European War, first as OC, 10th Royal Hussars, then promoted Temporary Brigadier General 9 April, 1915, to command 111th Infantry Brigade; Temporary Major General 21 November 1916, and Major General 3 June, 1918. He commanded the 32nd and 57th Divisions as Major General 1 July 1917, to 26 March, 1919, and commanded the West London Division 29 May 1919. He was created CB, June, 1916, and awarded the Croix de Guerre, December 1918; created KCB in 1919. Sir Reginald Barnes married, in 1919, Gunhilla, widow of C J Wijk
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
4th (The Queen's Own) Hussars
BarnesReginald Walter RalphCaptainQSA (6). Also on Roll of H.Q. 2nd Bn. I.Y. as a Major.
Source: QSA medal rolls
4th (The Queen's Own) Hussars
BarnesReginald Walton4794TrooperServed 11 Dec 1900 to 14 Jun 1901. Discharged Cape Town completion of service second numer 22972
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Border Horse
BarnesRichard George26492PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls43rd Company, 12th Btn, IY
BarnesRobert Henry62PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseTasmania, 3rd Imperial Contingent
BarnesRobert Henry1229SaddlerSource: OZ-Boer databaseTasmania, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Ho
BarnesRobinNALieutenantWO247p70. QSA (0)Matatiele Native Contingent
BarnesS1104PrivateDied of disease. Krugersdorp, 15 July 1900
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
BarnesS2196PrivateKilled in action. Colesberg, 6 January 1900
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Suffolk Regiment
BarnesS33641GunnerPrisoner. Helvetia, 29 December 1900
Released
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
RGA, Western Division, 6th Company
BarnesSQMSSource: WO100/247p59. QSA (0)Mount Currie Reserves
BarnesS2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Bedfordshire Regiment
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