A detachment of 110 all ranks left for South Africa in 1899.  The Regiment saw action in the siege of Ladysmith.  The remainder of the Regiment had been despatched to join them but they were kept in Egypt where they had stopped off en route.

Some 114 medals were issued from the 11th Hussars roll in WO100/116.  More medals were isued from other rolls and named to the 11th Hussars, for example No 2 Remount Department (WO100/234).  See this forum post for more details: https://www.angloboerwar.com/forum/5-medals-and-awards/27346-11th-hussars-mystery?start=0

Regimental no: 
Search Options:
(247 Records)

 Surname   Forename/inits   Regimental no   Rank   Notes 
AbadieH BLieutenantDemise: Died of disease - enteric fever 25 Feb 1901
Place: Norvals Pont
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
AbadieH BLieutenantMID LG: 10 September 1901, page: 5927. Source: Field Marshal Roberts. 4 September 1901. Re: General mentions
This page contains all the London Gazette pages for the Boer War
AbadieHarry BertramLieutenantQSA (5). Died of enteric, Norval's Point, 25 Feb 01. Staff Officer for Water Supplies.
Source: QSA medal rolls
AbadieHarry BertramLieutenantDied of enteric at Norval's Pont on February 25th, 1901. He was the son of Major General H R Abadie, CB, Lieutenant Governor of Jersey, was born in June 1872, educated at Winchester, and entered the 11th Hussars, in October 1892, being promoted Lieutenant September 1894. He served with the Chitral Relief Force under Sir Robert Low in 1895, receiving the medal with clasp.  Lieutenant Abadie afterwards served in the North-West Frontier Campaign of 1897-98 under Sir William Lockhart as Assistant Transport Officer, 2nd Brigade, Tirah Expeditionary Force; being mentioned in despatches, LG, April 5th, 1898, and received the medal with two clasps.  He was appointed ADC to Lieutenant General Sir Archibald Hunter in March 1900, and was mentioned in despatches, LG, February 8th, 1901, as being "deserving of much praise" during the siege of Ladysmith, when he performed the duties of Staff Officer for Water Supplies.  He was again mentioned in despatches, LG, September 5th, 1901, and was granted the DSO and medal with five clasps.
Source: Donner
AbadieHarry BertramLieutenantQSA (5) CC Eland DoL Tr Witt
Provisional list of recipients
Source: Ladysmith Siege Account and Medal Roll
AbadieHarry BertrandLieutenantQSA (5)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Elandslaagte
AbadieHarry BertrandLieutenantABADIE, HARRY BERTRAND, Lieutenant, was born 20 June, 1872; he joined the 11th Hussars 5 October 1892; became Lieutenant 20 September 1894; was on Special Service, South Africa, 9 October 1899.  For his services in the South African War he was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Harry Bertrand Abadie, Lieutenant, 11th Hussars.  In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa".  Lieutenant Abadie died before he had been presented with the Insignia of the Order, so they were sent to his father,  Major General H R Abadie, CB, 9th Lancers.  One of General Abadie's sons, Major E H A Abadie, DSO, was killed in action at Messines in October 1914, and another, Captain G H F Abadie, CMG, died of fever at Kam, West Africa, in February 1904.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
AbadieHarry BertrandLieutenantQSA (5) CC Eland DoL Tr Witt
Provisional list of recipients
Source: Ladysmith Siege Account and Medal Roll
Adamson4092Lance CorporalMID LG: 29 July 1902, page: 4838. Source: General Kitchener. 23 June 1902. Re: Final despatch & mentions
This page contains all the London Gazette pages for the Boer War
AllenL4226PrivateQSA (4). Attached to 18th Hussars.
Source: QSA medal rolls
Page 1 of 25
<<First <Prev 1 2 3 4 5 Next> Last>>


Only registered users can post comments