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AcklandC FSource: WO100/226Civil Surgeon
AcklandCharles Robert13107SergeantSource: QSA Medal Rolls51st Company, 12th Btn, IY
AcklandG E7492PrivateD.C.M. London Gazette 19 April 1901. The following details appeared in Lord Roberts' final despatch published in an earlier edition of the London Gazette on 8 February 1901: ‘Private G. E. Ackland and Private J. B. Fisher, Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry, for crossing the Tugela under heavy fire to see if there were barbed wire in the drift, on 21 February 1900.' George Edgar Ackland was born in Dublin and originally enlisted in the Connaught Rangers in Galway in August 1890, aged 18 years, but purchased his discharge for £10 a few weeks later. Judging by details supplied in his attestation papers for Brabant's Horse, dated 28 November 1899, he nonetheless returned to military employ in the interim, for in these he stated prior service in the 5th Dragoon Guards and a currently an Army Reserve. Be that as it may, Ackland went on to win entitlement to the ‘Cape Colony' clasp with Brabant's Horse before transferring to Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry in late January 1900 and winning his D.C.M. in the following month, as per the above cited deeds during the crossing of the Tugela (Army Order 163/01). He was killed in action at Marakabi, a farmstead in the Orange Free State, on 8 July 1901. Distinguished Conduct Medal, V.R. (Pte. G. E. Ackland, Thorneycroft's M.I.); Queen's South Africa 1899-1902, 7 clasps, Cape Colony, Tugela Heights, Orange Free State, Relief of Ladysmith, Transvaal, Laing's Nek, South Africa 1901 (7492 Serjt., Th'croft's M.I.). DNW Jun 07 £4,800
Source: DCM recipients
Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry
AcklandG E7492SergeantDemise: Killed in action 08 Jul 1901
Place: Marakabi
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry
AcklandG E7492SergeantKilled in action. Marakabi, 8 July 1901
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry
AcklandGeorge E7492SergeantKilled 8 Jul 1901
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry
AcklandGeorge EdgarSource: Attestation paper in WO126Brabant's Horse
AcklandI MSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
AcklandJ ME Division
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
AcklandJames2682TrooperSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, 3rd Contingent NSW Imperial Bushm
AcklandPercy1030Attested: Dec 1902. Source: CMP1Cape Police
AcklandW1st Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
(Princess Louise's) Sutherland and Argyll Highland
AcklandW1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Devonshire Regiment
AcklingF5522SergeantQSA (3).
Source: QSA medal rolls
7th (The Queen's Own) Hussars
AcklingF J4247PrivateQSA (5).
Source: QSA medal rolls
10th (The Prince of Wales's Own Royal) Hussars
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