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ColeoSSpecial Contingent
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Cape Police
ColeridgeH FMajor3rd Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
ColeridgeHugh FortescueMajorCOLERIDGE, HUGH FORTESCUE, Major, was born 11 January 1859, son of the Reverend F J Coleridge, of Cadbury, Thorverton. He was gazetted to the 47th Foot 22 January 1879; was promoted Captain, North Lancashire Regiment, 1 July 1887; was Adjutant, Volunteers, 1 May 1893 to 1 November 1898. Major Coleridge served in the South African War, 1899-1902, as Provost-Marshal, and he also performed the duties of Intelligence Officer to a column. He took part in the advance on Kimberley, including actions at Belmont, Enslin, Modder River and Magersfontein; operations in Orange Free State, April to May 1900; operations in the Transvaal, west of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900, including actions at Lindley (1 June) and Rhenoster River; operations in Cape Colony, north and south of Orange River, 1899 to 1900; operations in the Transvaal 30 November 1900, to 31 May 1902. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with four clasps, the King's Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Hugh Fortescue Coleridge, Major, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". Major Coleridge was invested by the King 24 October 1902. He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 1 June, 1906; commanded the 1st Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment; was given the Brevet of Colonel 1 June, 1909, and retired 1 June, 1910, with the rank of Colonel. Colonel Coleridge served in the European War, 1914-18, and was created a CBE in 1919. He married, in 1906, Kathleen, eldest daughter of Rear Admiral J H Bainbridge and of Mrs Bainbridge, of Elfordleigh, Plympton, and they had five sons.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
ColesTelegraphistPrisoner. Klerksdorp, 25 July 1900
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
ColesAPrivateQSA (1) Belm. Ref: Ply6.349. Wounded Graspan 25 Nov 99
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Doris
ColesA 5537PrivateWounded at Ladysmith. 24 Feb 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 201 line 22
(Prince Consort's Own) Rifle Brigade
ColesA 3784Corporal1st Btn. Missing - released at Farquhar's Farm. 30 Oct 1899.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 107 line 40
Gloucestershire Regiment
ColesA 3784Private1st Btn. Died of disease at Pretoria. 24 Jan 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 113 line 20
Gloucestershire Regiment
ColesA2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Bedfordshire Regiment
ColesASource: QSA and KSA medal rollsPrince Alfred's Volunteer Guard
ColesA5385PrivateDied of disease. Middelburg, Tr, 11 January 1902
2nd Battalion. 18 Ml
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Leicestershire Regiment
ColesA6th MI
Source: Medal rolls
Bedfordshire Regiment
ColesA3210PrivateSlightly wounded. Donkerhoek, 10 May 1900
DOD 22 June
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
8th (The King's Royal Irish) Hussars
ColesA5537PrivateWounded. Grootvlei, 26 December 1900
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
(Prince Consort's Own) Rifle Brigade
ColesAF Squadron
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Cape Colonial Forces
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