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BeresfordH4428Private1st Battalion
Demise: Killed in action 29 May 1901
Place: Vlakfontein. 584
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
(Sherwood Foresters) Derbyshire Regiment
BeresfordH4428PrivateKilled in action. Vlakfontein, 29 May 1901
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
(Sherwood Foresters) Derbyshire Regiment
BeresfordH WSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls(Prince of Wales's Own) West Yorkshire Regiment
BeresfordHenry2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
BeresfordHenry448Trooper2nd Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
BeresfordHenry Gamble44772TrooperNo known Company. Served in 39th Btn IY
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Imperial Yeomanry
BeresfordHerbertTrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Rimington's Guides
BeresfordJ7537Private1st Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
BeresfordJ5306Private5th Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Lancashire Fusiliers
BeresfordJReceived the Mediterranean Medal
3rd Battalion
Source: Medal roll WO100 368
(Prince of Wales's Own) West Yorkshire Regiment
BeresfordJReceived the Mediterranean Medal
3rd Battalion
Source: Medal roll WO100 368
(Prince of Wales's Own) West Yorkshire Regiment
BeresfordJLieutenantDemise: Killed in action 25 Jan 1901
Place: Wilgenhouts Drift
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Border Scouts
BeresfordJLieutenantKilled in action. Welgehoutsdrift, 25 January 1901
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Border Scouts
BeresfordJ G H H deMajorHe was born 5 December 1866, son of the 3rd Baron Decies and Catharine Anne, daughter of William Dent, RN, of Shortflatt Tower, Northumberland.  He was educated at Eton, and entered the 7th Hussars 5 February 1887.  He was ADC to Lord Connemara (then Governor of Madras), and Adjutant of the 7th Hussars, and served as ADC to HRH The Duke of Connaught, 1894-1900; served under General Plumer in the operations against the Matabele in 1896 (Despatches [London Gazette, 9 March 1897]).  Captain the Honourable J G H H de la P Beresford commanded the 37th Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa in 1902, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel (Medal).  He became Major 26 June 1903, and as Lieutenant Colonel commanded the Tribal Horse in Somaliland, 1903-4, where he was also employed as a Special Service Officer; was present at the action of Jidballi.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 2 September 1904]; and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 6 September 1904]: "The Honourable John Graham Hope Horsley Beresford, Major, 7 Hussars.  In recognition of services during the operations in Somaliland".  He succeeded his brother as 5th Baron Decies (created 1912) in 1910, and on 12 February 1910, retired from the 7th Hussars.  Lord Decies became Lieutenant Colonel Commanding the South Irish Horse in 1912.  He was a Representative Peer for Ireland, and was appointed a Privy Councillor for Ireland in 1918.  He belonged to the Military Order of Spain.  His recreations were cricket, hunting, and polo and racing.  In 1911, he married Helen Vivien, daughter of George Jay Gould and Edith M Gould (nee Kingdon), and they had one son, the Honourable Arthur George Marcus Douglas de la Poer Beresford, born 25 April 1915, and two daughters.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
7th (The Queen's Own) Hussars
BeresfordJ H 5322Private2nd Btn. Died of disease at Newcastle. 8 Feb 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 95 line 15
(Cameronians) Scottish Rifles
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