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BrabantG Alfred77 LieutenantDistrict Mounted Rifles
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
District Mounted Rifles
BrabantGuy AlfredLieutenantBRABANT, GUY ALFRED, Lieutenant, was born 6 October 1873, at East London, South Africa, son of Major General Sir Edward Yewd Brabant, KCB, CMG, and Lady Brabant. His father greatly distinguished himself in the Boer War, and was the head of Brabant's Horse. He was created a KCB and was promoted Major General for his services. Another son was killed during a cavalry reconnaissance from Ladysmith. G A Brabant joined the Army in December 1900, and served in the South African War from then until 1902. He received the South African Medals with two clasps each; was promoted Captain, and created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 31 October 1902]: "Guy Alfred Brabant, Lieutenant, South African Mounted Irregular Forces. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The decoration was awarded in particular for gallantry near Pearston, Cape Colony, 10 March, 1902. While with Colonel Price's Column, Lieutenant Brabant attacked a very strong position held by six Boers. He himself, with Second Lieutenant Francis and Sergeants Walsh and Metcalf, shot three of the six Boers and wounded one, and also captured six horses, saddles, etc. He was mentioned in Lord Kitchener's Despatch of 1 June 1902. He retired from the Cape Colonial Forces, as Captain, 26 September 1902, and became Lieutenant, Border Light Horse, Cape of Good Hope, 25 May 1903. Captain Brabant then farmed in Cape Colony. His favourite recreations were cricket, tennis and shooting. On 27 December 1910, at Koungha, Cape Town, Captain Brabant married Mary Ethel Austin Reaney, eldest daughter of C T Reaney, of Freetown, and they had a son, Richard Brabant, born 14 November 1912.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
SAMIF
BrabantJ46592nd Battalion
Source: QSA medal roll in WO100/185
East Surrey Regiment
BrabantJ2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
East Surrey Regiment
BrabantJ S2163 TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Johannesburg Mounted Rifles
BrabantJohn Somerset13828TrooperServed 07 Mar 1900 to 25 May 1900. Transferred. (Driscoll's Scouts)
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Border Horse
BrabantJohn Somerset11aRangerServed between 30/7/1901 and 20/8/1901. Reason for discharge: Misconduct. Notes: GPO Johannesburg
Source: Nominal roll
Cattle Ranger's Corps
BrabazanJ4550PrivateQSA (3).
Source: QSA medal rolls
14th (The King's) Hussars
BrabazonC M PLieutenantSource: QSA Medal Rolls176th Company, 29th Btn, IY
BrabazonJ HLieutenantSeverely wounded. Wilmansrust, 12 June 1901
Mounted Rifles
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Victoria contingent
BrabazonJohn PalmerMajor GeneralBorn 13 Feb 1843. He entered 1862; Colonel, January 1899. Staff service: Acting as Volunteer with rank of Captain, Ashanti Expedition, 1873-74; ADC (extra to Viceroy of India), 1877-79; Brigade-Major, Afghan Campaign, 1870-80; ADC to the Queen, 1889; Colonel on Staff; Commanding Cavalry Brigade, South-East District, 1899; Major General, Cavalry Brigade, South Africa, 1899-1900. War service: Ashanti, 1874 (medal with clasp); Afghan War 1878-80 (Despatches; March, November, 1879; January, May, December, 1880; Medal with 4 clasps; bronze star; Brevet of Major); Egyptian Expedition, 1884 (Despatches; medal with clasp; bronze star; Brevet of Lieutenant Colonel); Sudan, 1884-85 (clasp); South African War, 1899-1900 (Despatches). General Brabazon, born in 1843, was the son of the late Major Brabazon (late 15th Hussars), and the daughter of the late Sir W H Palmer, Baronet. [CB], CVO, Afghan (4) PK, Char, Kabul, Khandahar, K2K Star, Egypt (2) El Tel Tamaii, The Nile, QSA (4) CC, Joh, DH, Belf. RHQ Imperial Yeomanry
BrabazonJohn PlamerMajor GeneralDivisional HQ
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Imperial Yeomanry
BrabazonJoseph HenryCaptainSource: OZ-Boer databaseVictoria, 6th Battalion Australian Commonwealth Ho
BrabazonJoseph HenryLieutenantSource: OZ-Boer databaseVictoria, 5th Mounted Rifles Contingent
BrabazonJoseph Henry293PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseVictoria, 2nd Mounted Rifles Contingent
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