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BlackaderCharles Guinand1st Battalion, Volunteer Service Company
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Leicestershire Regiment
BlackaderCharles GuinandCaptainBLACKADER, CHARLES GUINAND, Captain, was born 20 September 1869, son of Charles George Blackader, MA, and of Charlotte (nee Guinand). He was educated at Aldin House School, Slough, by the Reverend Hastings, and abroad. He was gazetted to the Leicestershire Regiment 22 August 1888; became Lieutenant 21 March, 1890, and Captain 6 December 1895. He was employed with the West African Frontier Force 27 November 1897 to 24 June, 1899, taking part in operations on the Niger, including the expedition to Lapia. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 23 May 1899], and received the Medal and clasp. Captain Blackader served in the South African War, 1899-1902, and was present at operations in Natal, 1899, including actions at Talana and Lombard's Kop. He took part in the Defence of Ladysmith; operations in Natal, March to June, 1900, including action at Laing's Nek (6 to 9 June); operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, including actions at Belfast (26 to 27 August) and Lydenberg (5 to 8 September). He was Commandant at Witbank; afterwards Station Staff Officer; operations in the Transvaal 30 November 1900 to 31 May 1902. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 8 February and 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with four clasps, the King's Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Charles Guinand Blackader, Captain, Leicestershire Regiment. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". He was Adjutant, Volunteers, 1 August 1902, to 9 September 1904; was promoted Major 10 September 1904, and Lieutenant Colonel 10 September 1912. He served in the European War from 1914, first commanding 2nd Leicestershire Regiment. From 8 January to 30 November 1915 he commanded the Garhwal Brigade, BEF; he was ADC (extra) to the King 1 January 1916 to 31 December 1917; commanded 177th Infantry Brigade, Home Forces, 8 January to 25 June, 1916; became Colonel 10 September 1916; commanded 38th Division, British Armies in France, 12 July 1916, to 8 June, 1918; promoted Major General 1 January 1918; commanded the Southern District, Ireland, 21 November 1918. He was twice mentioned in despatches, and created a CB in 1917. He married, in 1888, Marian Ethel, daughter of George Melbourne, and they had two daughters.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Leicestershire Regiment
BlackaderCharles GuinandCaptainQSA (4) Tal DoL LN Belf; KSA (2)
Provisional list of recipients
Source: Ladysmith Siege Account and Medal Roll
Leicestershire Regiment
BlackallC W3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Buffs) East Kent Regiment
BlackallErnest444Attested: Mar 1902. Source: CMP3Cape Police
BlackallFrank Eli26312TrooperSource: QSA Medal RollsImperial Yeomanry
BlackallerH NSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
BlackanornA J25136SergeantTo Field Depot 30 May 1901.

QSA (3) CC Tr Witt

TNA ref 156/56
Royal Engineers, Field Company, 11th
BlackballR3820Private2nd Battalion
Demise: Died of disease 22 Mar 1901
Place: Ladybrand
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
BlackballThomas44PrivateFirst Contingent.
Source: Official Records of the Australian Military Contingents by P L Murray
Australian Army Medical Corps
BlackbandW1st Grade OrdQSA (2) CC OFSVan Alen American Field Hospital
BlackbeardTrooperDemise: Died
Place: Boshof?
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
9th Company, 3rd Btn, IY
BlackbeardAlbert2107Private4th RPR
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Railway Pioneer Regiment
BlackbeardAlfred2107Source: Attestation papers. See image on this site.Railway Pioneer Regiment
BlackbeardBernard1458Attested: Jul 1902. Source: CMP3Cape Police
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