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BrierleyG T1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
BrierleyG TCaptainMID LG: 25 April 1902, page: 2765. Source: General Kitchener. 8 March 1902. Re: General mentions
This page contains all the London Gazette pages for the Boer War
Imperial Light Horse
BrierleyG TCaptainSeverely wounded. Hengberg, 18 December 1901
Attached ILH
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Royal Garrison Artillery
BrierleyGeoffrey TealeCaptainBRIERLEY, GEOFFREY TEALE, Captain, was born 14 July 1873, at Presteigri, Radnorshire, Wales, second son of Prebendary Joseph Henry Brierley and Mrs Brierley, of Whitbourne, Herefordshire. He was educated at Rossall, and was gazetted to the Royal Artillery 1 April, 1893, becoming Lieutenant 1 April, 1896, and Captain 7 March, 1900. Captain Brierley served in the Boer War, 1899-1902, with the Imperial Light Horse, and was severely wounded. He was present at operations in the Orange Free State, including actions at Vet River (5 and 6 May) and Zand River; operations in the Transvaal in May and June, 1900, including actions near Johannesburg, Pretoria and Diamond Hill (11 and 12 June); operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900, including actions at Belfast (26 and 27 August); operations in the Transvaal, west of Pretoria, 29 November 1900, including actions near Frederickstad (17to 25 October); operations in the Transvaal and Orange River Colony 30 November 1900 to 31 May 1902. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 9 July and 10 September 1901, and 25 April, 1902]; received the Queen's Medal with four clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Geoffrey Teale Brierley, Captain, Royal Garrison Artillery. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". He was invested by the King 24 October 1902. Captain Brierley was Instructor, School of Gunnery, 12 November 1902 to 5 July 1905; Instructor (1st Class). School of Gunnery, 26 July to 11 November 1905; Adjutant, RA, 1 November 1910 to 31 October 1912. He was promoted to Major 1 April, 1914. Major Brierley served in France with the 1st Division, commanding 26th (Heavy) Battery, RGA. He took part in the Retreat and Advance on the Aisne; was present at Ypres, and was dangerously wounded 31 October 1914; was DAAG in the disciplinary branch at the War Office, August 1915 to February 1918, when he became attached to the Royal Air Force, and was employed in similar work at the Air Ministry. He became Lieutenant Colonel 22 November 1917, and was created a CMG in 1919. He married, 10 May 1916, Eily, only daughter of Inspector-General Coppinger, RN.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Garrison Artillery
BrierleyH 865Private1st Btn. Wounded at Talana. 20 Oct 1899.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 136 line 15
King's Royal Rifle Corps
BrierleyH3rd Volunteer Service Company
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Lancashire Fusiliers
BrierleyJ1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Manchester Regiment
BrierleyJ5th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Manchester Regiment
BrierleyJ3258Private2nd Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Lancashire Fusiliers
BrierleyJ2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(King's Own) Royal Lancaster Regiment
BrierleyJ 4944Private1st Btn. Wounded at Ladysmith. 27 Feb 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 160 line 21
York and Lancaster Regiment
BrierleyJ4201Corporal1st Battalion. Moedwil 30 Sep 01
Source: DCM recipients
(Sherwood Foresters) Derbyshire Regiment
BrierleyJ4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
King's Royal Rifle Corps
BrierleyJ4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
King's Royal Rifle Corps
BrierleyJ2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Duke of Cambridge's Own) Middlesex Regiment
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