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BluntRobert BruceBrevet MajorHe died February 20th, 1902, of wounds received the day previously at Llangelegen, near Vryheid.  The eldest son of George H Blunt of Leicester, he was born May 17th, 1873, and educated at Wyggeston School, Leicester, and afterwards at Rugby.  He entered the Lancashire Fusiliers in 1892, was promoted Lieutenant January 1894, Captain September 1899, and brevet Major November 1900.  He served in the campaign in the Soudan under Lord (then Sir Herbert) Kitchener, in 1898, as adjutant of the 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, was present at the battle of Khartoum, receiving the British medal, and the Khedive's medal with clasp.  He also took part in the occupation of Crete in 1898.  In the South African War Major Blunt served with the 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, with the Ladysmith Relief Force, and was present at Spion Kop and the engagement of Venters Spruit (severely wounded).  He was appointed Staff Officer for Intelligence from October 1900, and at the time of his death was Staff Officer, Dundee Sub district. He was mentioned in despatches, LG, September 10th, 1901, for his services, and was promoted to a brevet Majority.  Major Blunt was adjutant of his battalion from March 1896, to March 1900.  He was buried at Dundee.
Source: Donner
Lancashire Fusiliers
BluntRobert BruceCaptain2nd Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Lancashire Fusiliers
BluntRobert Henry Theodore43PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseQueensland, 2nd Mounted Infantry Contingent
BluntS3799PrivateQSA (6).
Source: QSA medal rolls
1st (Royal) Dragoons
BluntV1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Suffolk Regiment
BluntW ESource: QSA and KSA medal rollsArmy Pay Department
BluntW E O CSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsArmy Pay Department
BlurH212GunnerQSA (2)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Defence of Kimberley
Diamond Fields Artillery
BlurtonG423TrooperDemise: Killed in action 20 Aug 1900
Place: Hammanskraal. Klip Drift
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Southern Rhodesian Volunteers
BlurtonG423TrooperKilled in action. Klip Drift, 20 August 1900
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Southern Rhodesian Volunteers
BlurtonG S504QSA (2) RoM Tr (504 G S Blurton, Rhod Regt). KIA 20 Aug 1900. Cultman Collectables May 09 £650.Rhodesia Regiment
BlurtonGeorge Stanley504SergeantSource: Nominal roll in WO127Rhodesia Regiment
BluteF1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Queen's Own) Cameron Highlanders
BluteG2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Lincolnshire Regiment
BlyJ2nd Battalion, attached 4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Bedfordshire Regiment
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