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ChoiceA1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Manchester Regiment
CholesF JMajorNatal 1906 (1)
Source: Recipients of the Natal 1906 Medal
Natal Militia Staff
CholesF JCaptainServed 29 Sep 1899 to 31 May 02
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Natal Volunteer Staff
CholesFrederick JohnMajorThird son of Jas. Choles, of Devizes, Wilts, was born at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Dec 24, 1847. He was, educated at the Wolverhampton Gram. School, and received a practical training as an engineer in the London and N-W Locomotive Engineering Depts. In 1869 he was selected by Major General Worgan, RA, Inspector General of Ordnance, Bombay, for special duty in connection with the Powder Mills and Ammunition Factories at Kirkee, India. Subsequently his services were solicited at the Grand Arsenal and Government Dockyards, Bombay, to supervise the erection of the 18-ton guns for HM turret ships, Abyssinia and Magdala, of the Bombay Harbour Defence. In 1874 he was again sent forward on special duty to the arsenals at Mhow and Neemich, Central India. In 1879 he was the successful candidate from among nearly 200 applicants for the post of Ordnance Officer, Natal Volunteer Department. Owing to his many years of experience and his natural abilities for the special duties pertaining to Ordnance work, he has brought the Ordnance branch of the Natal Volunteer Department, of which he is the chief, from its infancy to a state of efficiency, and as far as practicable up to date in all details of military requirements. In 1899 he had the responsibility of equipping the Volunteers, and putting forward the mobilisation stores for the whole of the Natal Force, which were railed at Pietermaritzburg for Ladysmith within 24 hours from the time instructions were received for mobilisation. In Sep and Oct of the same year, he equipped those smart Irregular Corps, the Imperial Light Horse, Bethune's MI, and Thorneycroft's MI. He was at the base of operations, Pietermaritzburg, during the Boer War, Sep 13, 1899, to May 31, 1902 (Queen's and KSAs). He married Johanna Jane, third daughter of Edward and Mary Vale, of Upper Clapton, London, on Sep 6, 1880.Unknown
ChollettWilliamAttested: Feb 1902. Source: CMP7Cape Police
Cholltt W SDistrict 1
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Cape Police
CholmeleyHugh Stephen6349TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls34th Company, 11th Btn, IY
CholmeleyRoger James13660TrooperBase Co
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Imperial Yeomanry
CholmleyH ALieutenantSlightly wounded. Near Derdepoort, 11 July 1900
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
7th (The Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards
CholmleyHugh ALieutenantQSA (4). Slight Wound, near Derdepoort, 11 Jul 00.
Source: QSA medal rolls
7th (The Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards
CholmondeleyC ESource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 3rd Contingent
CholmondeleyH CColonelLieutenant Colonel, August 1889 (late Captain Rifle Brigade). War Service —Boer War, 1899-1900 (Despatches).
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
City Imperial Volunteers
CholmondeleyH GSource: WO100/231City Imperial Volunteers
CholmondeleyHenry ReginaldCaptainCHOLMONDELEY, HENRY REGINALD, Captain, was born 11 June, 1864, fourth son of Reverend the Honourable H P Cholmondeley. He served in South Africa in 1900, was mentioned in Despatches, and created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 19 April, 1901]: "H R Cholmondeley, Captain, Brabant's Horse. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia, Warrant and Statutes were sent to the Commander-in-Chief, South Africa; sent to the GOC, Transvaal, and presented 1 January 1902. Major Cholmondeley served in the European War in the 10th Battalion Devonshire Regiment He married, in 1903, Cordelia Mercy, daughter of James Cross Ormrod, of Wyrsiale Park, Garstang.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Brabant's Horse
CholmondileyHRCaptain2nd Brabant's Horse
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Brabant's Horse
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