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CokerE2nd Volunteer Service Company 1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(King's) Liverpool Regiment
CokerEdmund RogersLieutenant ColonelCOKER, EDMUND ROGERS, Colonel, was born 4 January 1844, at St Croix, West Indies, son of William Worthington Coker, Ash-in-Stourpaine, Dorset, and of Matilda Augusta, daughter of W Dewhurst, of Santa Cruz, West Indies.  He was educated at a private school and at Addiscombe, and entered the Madras Army in 1861; was transferred to the 106th Light Infantry in 1863; appointed Adjutant in 1874; promoted Major and Lieutenant Colonel in 1881, and Colonel in 1885.  He served with the Frontier Field Force in the Sudan in 1885 and 1886, in command of the 2nd Battalion Durham Light Infantry; was mentioned in Despatches, received the Medal and the Khedive's Bronze Star, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 26 November 1886]:"For services at the action at Ginniss, 30 December 1885, Edmund Rogers Coker, Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel, Durham Light Infantry".  Soon after the battle of Ginniss "most of the troops " (says Colonel A Haggard, in 'Under Crescent and Star', page 391) "were in a few days' time marched back northwards to Akasheh, and gradually to Wady Haifa, only a very small force being left at Ginniss to form the extreme frontier guard.  This force consisted of the 2nd Battalion of the Durham Light Infantry, under Lieutenant Colonel Coker, which regiment was encamped near the old fort at Kosheh; of my battalion of Egyptians, 300 men of whom took possession of Fort Mograkeh, the remainder being either with Hartayne at Akasheh, or on detachment under Frith at Sarkametto; of the Black Battalion, now under Gibb, and a few details of British Mounted Infantry, under a smart young officer named Tudway".  He married, in 1889, Agnes Gertrude, daughter of  Charles Meade-King, of Taunton.  Colonel Coker's favourite recreations were shooting and riding.  He died on 11 March 1914. 
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Durham Light Infantry
CokerF2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
East Surrey Regiment
CokerF38222nd Battalion
Source: QSA medal roll in WO100/185
East Surrey Regiment
CokerH1164PrivateDied of disease. Elandsfontein, 2 May 1901
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Railway Pioneer Regiment
CokerH1164Private2nd Battalion
Demise: Died of disease - tuberculosis, tubercle of lung 02 May 1901
Place: Elandsfontein
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Railway Pioneer Regiment
CokerHarry1164Private2nd RPR
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Railway Pioneer Regiment
CokerHarry1164Source: Attestation papers. See image on this site.Railway Pioneer Regiment
CokerHerbert Lisley377PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseQueensland, 7th Battalion Australian Commonwealth
CokerJKrooQSA (0).
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Gibraltar
CokerJ3504CorporalQSA (4).
Source: QSA medal rolls
17th (The Duke of Cambridge's Own) Lancers
CokerJ F2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
CokerJ T26030SapperTo Army Reserve. KSA sent 29 May 1903.

QSA (4) CC Paard Drief Joh. KSA

TNA ref 159/9; 315/14
Royal Engineers, Telegraph Battalion, 1st Division
CokerJohn Edward4194TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry
CokerJohn F2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
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