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ColvilleJames Robert359 PrivateDistrict Mounted Rifles
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
District Mounted Rifles
ColvilleO S5th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
ColvilleWilliam282PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseQueensland, 4th Imperial Bushmen Contingent
ColvinA F13306CorporalDemise: Died of disease 23 Aug 1900
Place: Cape Town, Green Point
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Royal Army Medical Corps
ColvinA F13306CorporalDied of disease. Green Point, 23 August 1900
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Royal Army Medical Corps
ColvinCecil HodgsonCaptainCOLVIN, CECIL HODGSON, Captain, was born 30 April, 1858, at Pishopury, Sawbridgeworth, Herts, son of Beale Blackwell Colvin, of Tishopury, Herts, and Monkhams Hall, Essex, and Emma Elizabeth Colvin, daughter of Daniel Britten, of Kenswick, Worcester.  He was educated at Marlborough College, and Trinity College, Cambridge, and joined the Army in February 1883.  He served throughout the Nile Expedition, attached to the 2nd Battalion Essex Regiment, as Lieutenant, 1884-85 (Egyptian Medal and clasp for Nile, and Khedive's Star).  He served from 1883 to 1903 in the 4th Battalion Essex Regiment (West Essex Militia), and was transferred to take command of the 3rd Battalion Essex Regiment.  He was seconded to serve with the 20th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry (Rough Riders) in the South African Campaign, from February 1900 to June 1901, taking part in operations in Cape Colony, May to June, 1900; operations in Orange River Colony, June to 29 November 1900; operations in Orange River Colony and Cape Colony 30 November 1900 to May 1901.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal and three clasps, and, for service with 70th Company, Imperial Yeomanry, around Bloemfontein and Ladybrand, 1900-1, was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Cecil Hodgson Colvin, Captain, 20th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry.  In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa".  The Insignia were presented to him by the King 29 October 1901.  Colonel Colvin commanded the 3rd Battalion Essex Regiment from February 1903 to 1 January 1917, and was created a CB in 1910, and mentioned in Despatches on 20 February 1917.  He was appointed Commandant, Prisoner of War (Officers) Camp, Holyport, Maidenhead, April, 1917 to 1 January 1920; was Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Essex, 1912.  He married, 26 January 1887, at St Paul's Knightsbridge, Ida, daughter of  Colonel Craigie Halkett, of Cramond, Midlothian, and their children were: Ivan Beale Colvin, Lieutenant, RN, born 12 July 1891, and Daphne Joan Ida, born 28 February 1900.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
20th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry
ColvinCecil HodgsonCaptainNo known Company. Served in 20th Btn IY
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Imperial Yeomanry
ColvinErnest35062TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls31st Company, 9th Btn, IY
ColvinForrester FarnellMajorQSA (6).
Source: QSA medal rolls
9th (The Queen's Royal) Lancers
ColvinJ4527PrivateQSA (5). Missing, Uitval Nek, 11 Jul 00. Severe Wound, Boschmans Kop, 29 Jan 01.
Source: QSA medal rolls
2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys)
ColvinJ4527PrivateMissing in action. Uitval Nek, 11 July 1900
Released
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys)
ColvinJ4527PrivateSeverely wounded. Boschman's Kop, 29 January 1901
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys)
ColvinJ WSub InspectorDemise: Died of disease - Bright's disease 06 Oct 1902
Place: Kimberley
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Cape Police
ColvinJamesCaptainHQ SAFF. VC. ADC to Gen Sir Bindon-Blood. Made Brevet Maj.

QSA (3) Tr SA01 SA02

TNA ref 299/142
Royal Engineers, Staff
ColvinJames WilliamLieutenantQSA known to exist. QSA (1)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Defence of Kimberley
Cape Police
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