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BrittanA 3142Private1st Btn. Wounded at Spion Kop. 24 Jan 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 131 line 24
(Prince of Wales's Volunteers) South Lancashire Re
BrittanPercy Alfred27215PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls51st Company, 12th Btn, IY
BrittanReginaldCaptainBRITTAN, REGINALD, Captain, was born 26 January 1865, son of Reverend C Brittan and of Julia Brittan, daughter of Hartley P Gisborne. He was educated at Clifton and Malvern Colleges, and entered the Army (The Sherwood Foresters) 29 August 1885; became Captain, Sherwood Foresters, 1892. He was appointed Adjutant, 4th Battalion Sherwood Foresters, 1895; served in the South African War, 1899-1901; as Adjutant, 4th Battalion Derbyshire Regiment (from 11 January 1900, to 10 May 1901), taking part in the Transvaal, west of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900; during operations in Cape Colony, south of Orange River, 1899-1900; serving in the operations in Cape Colony 30 November 1900, to April, 1901. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with four clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Reginald Brittan, Captain, Derbyshire Regiment. In recognition of services during operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented by the King 29 October 1901. He commanded the 4th Sherwood Foresters from 1908. After the outbreak of the European War he commanded the 14th Sherwood Foresters, November 1914, to October 1916, when the name was changed to the 13th Battalion Training Reserve, and later to the 53rd Sherwood Foresters. He gave up the Command, and was demobilized in April, 1919, and awarded the OBE. He married, in 1893, Alice, daughter of William Gisborne, of Allestree Hall, Derbyshire, and they had one son, Jack Reginald, born on 6 May 1897, and one daughter.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
(Sherwood Foresters) Derbyshire Regiment
BrittanS2459PrivateDied of disease. SS Harlech, off Lambert's Bay, 9 May 1902
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
BrittanS2459Private2nd Battalion
Demise: Died of disease 09 May 1902
Place: Lamberts Bay, Harlech Castle
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
BrittanW1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Gordon Highlanders
BrittanW A40CorplAlso served BMR
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Natal Volunteer Composite Regiment
BrittellW C4734PrivateDied of disease. Standerton, 31 January 1901
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
(Cameronians) Scottish Rifles
BrittellW C4734Private2nd Battalion
Demise: Died of disease 31 Jan 1901
Place: Standerton
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
(Cameronians) Scottish Rifles
BrittenA WSource: QSA Medal RollsImperial Yeomanry Hospital
BrittenA1st Volunteer Service Company
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Bedfordshire Regiment
BrittenA1st Battalion
Source: WO100/281
Grahamstown TG
BrittenA J3rd Volunteer Service Company
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Bedfordshire Regiment
BrittenA J3rd Volunteer Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
Bedfordshire Regiment
BrittenBReceived the Mediterranean Medal
3rd Battalion
Source: Medal roll WO100 368
(Queen's Own) Royal West Kent Regiment
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