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BlenkinsopL JArmy Veterinary Department
BlenkinsopLayton JohnCaptainBLENKINSOP, LAYTON JOHN, Captain, was born 27 June 1862, third son of Lieutenant Colonel William Blenkinsop and Elizabeth, daughter of William Sandford.  He was educated at King's School, Canterbury, and at the Royal Veterinary College, London, and was Coleman Medallist, 1883.  He entered the Army Veterinary Department, 1883; was Advising Veterinary Surgeon to the Punjab Government, and Professor at Lahore Veterinary College, 1891-93; was SVO for British troops, Sudan Expedition, 1898 (Despatches; Egyptian Medal with clasp; English Medal; created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 15 November 1898]: "Layton John Blenkinsop, Captain, Army Veterinary Department.  In recognition of services during the recent operations in Egypt and the Sudan, including the Battle of Khartoum".  Insignia sent to GOC, Egypt, and presented by him, 20 December 1898, at a full-dress parade of the Cairo Garrison).  He was Senior Veterinary Officer in Egypt, 1896-99; served in South Africa, 1899-1902, as SVO, Cavalry Division, under Lieutenant-General Sir J D F French, until September 1901, and SVO Remounts in South Africa to December 1902 (Despatches; South African Medal with six clasps; King's Medal with two clasps; promoted Major); became Lieutenant-Colonel, AVC, 15 March 1903; Principal Veterinary Officer, 3rd Army Corps, and PVO, Irish Command, 19 April 1904 to 3 August 1906.  He was Principal Veterinary Officer, South Africa, 2 September 1906 to 24 November 1909; became Colonel 15 March 1908; was Principal Veterinary Officer, Northern Command, 22 February 1910 to 20 April 1910; Principal Veterinary Officer, Southern Command, 20 April 1910 to 31 December 1912, and Assistant Director of Veterinary Services, Aldershot Command, 1 January 1913 to 1 January 1914.  Colonel Blenkinsop became Inspecting Veterinary Officer, India, 8 February 1914, and Director, Veterinary Service in India, with rank of Brigadier General, on 24 July 1916, and on the 1st December 1918, was appointed Director General, Army Veterinary Service, War Office, with rank of Major General.  He was made a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in 1905.  He married, 1905, Ethel Alice, daughter of John Wells, JP, Booth Ferry House, Goole, Yorkshire.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Army Veterinary Department
BlenkinsopWCaptainCGHGSM (1) Transkei
Source: Roll of the CGHGSM
Mount Ayliff Volunteers
BlenkinsopWilliam29025PrivateSource: Nominal roll in WO127Rand Rifles
BlenkinsoppJ566Trooper1st Battalion
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Scottish Horse
BlenkinsoppJonathan566CorporalServed 09 Jan 01 to 12 Jul 01. Discharged, Completion of Service, M'Burg.
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Scottish Horse
BlenkironT2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Lincolnshire Regiment
BlenkironT3383PrivateSeverely wounded. Rietfontein, West, 26 November 1901
Accident
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Lincolnshire Regiment
Blenman5827PrivateDied of disease. Kimberley, 17 May 1900
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Border Regiment
BlenmanW5827Private1st Battalion
Demise: Died of disease - pneumonia 17 May 1900
Place: Kimberley
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Border Regiment
BlentA ASource: Medal rollsCape Railway Sharpshooters
BlerinsJ2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(King's Own) Royal Lancaster Regiment
BlerkGerritVolunteer from Germany serving with the Boer forces
Source: Anglo Boer War Museum database, August 2016
German volunteers
BlerkW L VonSource: WO100/280Cradock TG
BlerkertA295TrooperList of medals returned from Cape Town
Source: QSA medal roll in WO100/246
Colonial Light Horse
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