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BalfourJohn44624PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls140th Company, 31st Btn, IY
BalfourJohn Edmond HeughCaptainBALFOUR, JOHN EDMOND HEUGH, Major, was born 22 January 1868, son of George Edmond Balfour. He was educated at Eton. He served in the South African War, 1899-1900, as ADC to the GOC, Mounted Infantry Division, and took part in the advance on Kimberley and in the Relief of Kimberley; operations in the Orange Free State, February to May. 1900, including operations at Paardeberg (17 to 26 February); actions at Poplar Grove, Driefontein, Houtnek (Thoba Mountain), Vet River (5 and 6 May) and Zand River; operations in the Transvaal in May and June 1900, including actions near Johannesburg, Pretoria and Diamond Hill (11 and 12 June); operations in Orange River Colony, May to July 1900, including actions at Bethlehem (6 and 7 July) and Wittebergen (1 to 28 July 1900). He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; was promoted to Major, Reserve of Officers; received the Queen's Medal with six clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "John Edmond Heugh Balfour, Captain and Honorary Major (Reserve of Officers), 1st Devon Yeomanry Cavalry. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". He served in the European War, 1914-18; was twice mentioned in Despatches, and created a CMG in 1918; He was Colonel, Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry Cavalry; Major, Reserve of Officers, late Captain, 11th Hussars. Colonel Balfour married, in 1910, Evelyn, daughter of Honourable R J Gerrard-Dicconson, and they had one daughter.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Reserve of Officers
BalfourKenneth RobertMajorNo known Company. Served in 11th Btn IY
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Imperial Yeomanry
BalfourMSource: WO100/231City Imperial Volunteers
BalfourR1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Gordon Highlanders
BalfourRobert634Attested: Aug 1902. Source: CMP2Cape Police
BalfourRobert ASource: QSA and KSA medal rollsWestern Province Mounted Rifles
BalfourRobert AylmerSource: Attestation paper in WO126Brabant's Horse
BalfourT1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Scots Guards
BalfourThomas1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Scots Guards
BalfourThurston B631Source: Medal rollsCanada, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles
BalfourW3rd EngineerTransport Medal, clasp: South Africa. Ship: Custodian (T & J Harrison).
Source: Transport Medal roll
Transport ships
BalfourW A2nd Volunteer Service Company
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
East Yorkshire Regiment
BalfourWilliam42046TrooperNo known Company. Served in 37th Btn IY
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Imperial Yeomanry
BalfourWilliam HallTrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Nesbitt's Horse
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