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BoyleC DSource: QSA and KSA rollsProvisional Mounted Police
BoyleC WCaptainDemise: Killed in action 05 Apr 1900
Place: Boshof Near Driefontein
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
40th Company, 10th Btn, IY
BoyleCecil DLieutenantHe was taken prisoner by the Boers at Dewetsdorp on November 23rd, 1900, and was shot probably on January 2nd, 1901.  This officer's death formed the subject of a trial for murder, which took place in February 1903, at Bloemfontein, the prisoner being acquitted.  It appears that Lieutenant Boyle when captured by the Boers, was tried by a Krygsraad presided over by General De Wet and was acquitted.  Lieutenant Boyle was however, afterwards taken to a lonely spot and told that he had been sentenced to death.  He then knelt to pray and was shot in the back while doing so.  The man Barend Celliers who was acquitted admitted shooting Lieutenant Boyle, but stated in his defence that it was done by order of General Philip Botha.
Source: Donner
Orange River Colony Provincial Police
BoyleCecil WLieutenantSource: QSA Medal Rolls40th Company, 10th Btn, IY
BoyleCecil WCaptainHe was killed in action near Boshof, April 5th, 1900, was the first officer of the Imperial Yeomanry who fell in the war.  He was educated at Clifton, where he was head of Brown's House.  He went to South Africa in December 1899, taking with him thirty of his own horses for active service.  He was an enthusiastic officer, a keen sportsman, and well known with the Warwickshire Hounds.  His death was much regretted in the Midlands.  The loss of Captain Boyle is referred to with regret by Lieutenant General Lord Methuen in his despatch of April 6th, 1900, LG, February 8th, 1901.
Source: Donner
10th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry
BoyleD8690Private2nd Battalion
Source: QSA roll
(Duke of Cambridge's Own) Middlesex Regiment
BoyleD1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
King's Royal Rifle Corps
BoyleD3833PrivateWounded. Magersfontein, 11 December 1899
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Highland Light Infantry
BoyleDCorporalQSA (4)
Source: Provisional list of Wepener recipients
Brabant's Horse
BoyleD2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
BoyleDanielTrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Rimington's Guides
BoyleDaniel939 and 4378TrooperServed in 2nd KFS. Joined Cape Town 16 May 02 Discharged 2 Jul 02 disbandment
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Kitchener's Fighting Scouts
BoyleDaniel O'Connell38556PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls132nd Company, 29th Btn, IY
BoyleDonovan1753Trooper2nd Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
BoyleEReceived the Mediterranean Medal
5th Battalion
Source: Medal roll WO100 368
Northumberland Fusiliers
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