Carlow Officers 1900, Boer War.
10th February 1900.
"THE CARLOW ROLL OF HONOUR.
The undermentioned officers, most of
whom are followers of the Carlow and
Island Hounds, are now in active service
in South Africa, or are on their way:-
Col. Alex Rochfort, R.H.A.
Major B. Lecky, R.H.A.
Major B. Burton, R.H.A., already
mentioned with dispatches with General
Mr. T. Archdale, R.H.A.
Captain Robert Browne-Clayton, 5th
Captain D.O. Eustace, 5th Dragoon
Mr. John Eustace, South African Light
Horse, killed while on patrol.
Mr. C.R. Eustace, Bethune's Mounted
Mr. R. Rawson, Gloucester Regiment,
Mr. Jno Duckett, 9th Lancers, Modder
Honourable William Bunbury, Scots'
Capt. Fishbourne, 5th Fusiliers, wounded
(invalided home to Carlow).
Mr. G. Brooke, Connaught Rangers,
Capt. A. Beresford, R.F.A. (commanding a
squadron of the South African Light
Capt. U. Vigors, Devons, wounded Natal.
Mr. Percy Vigors, Connaught Rangers.
Mr. Urban Vigors, 18th Royal Irish.
Capt. F. Henley, Oxfordshire Light
Mr. G. Bayley, Oxfordshire Light Infantry.
Mr. G. McClintock, 5th Lancers, Natal.
Mr. J. McClintock, 18th Hussars, Natal.
Major Sir Anthony Weldon, Railway
Staff Officer, Pietermaritzburg.
Mr. Bertram Weldon, 1st Lancers
Mr. Walter Alexander, special service.
Dr. W. Crossthwait, A.M.D.
In addition to the foregoing, the
following volunteers are about to
proceed to the front:-
Mr. D.J. Ross, C. Bagenal, H. Butler, G.
Turner, and Mr. Robert O'Callaghan.
F.R.C.S., late Surgeon of the County
Carlow Infirmary, as Surgeon-in-charge
of a field hospital Corps.
Mr. W. Duckett-Steuart sailed on the 31st
January as a volunteer in the Loyal
All of the above mentioned men were from
County Carlow.For a biographical report of
John Eustace, please see the thread on this
forum entitled: "451 LANCE CORPORAL
JOHN SPOTTISWOODE EUSTACE; S.A.
LIGHT HORSE. KIA 19/01/1900"