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BlakeJ S14584TrooperDemise: Killed in action 05 Jan 1901
Place: Naauwpoort Nek
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Imperial Yeomanry
BlakeJ T984PrivateFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 18791st (Royal) Dragoons
BlakeJ VSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls(King's) Shropshire Light Infantry
BlakeJ Y FColonelA US citizen born in 1856 in Missouri. He graduated at the West Point Military Academy in 1887. He was commissioned in the 6th Cavalry and say service in the Indian wars before resigning his commission in 1890. He travelled to South Africa in 1885 and took part in the Matabele Campaign in 1896. He sided with the Boers during the Boer War and took command of the Irish Brigade with the rank of Colonel. Their first combat was in the Battle of Nicholson's Nek near Ladysmith on 30th October 1899 where he was wounded. During the Ladysmith siege, the Irish Brigade was stationed between Pepworth and Surprise Hill. After the siege, he operated in the OFS near Brandfort during March and April 1900. In May the Irish brigade played an important part in the defence of the Biggarsberg, covering the Boer withdrawal from Natal. Blake served with distinction in the guerrilla war and returned to the US at the end of the war.Boer Forces
BlakeJ Y FColonelVolunteer from America (Irish) serving with the Boer forces
Source: Anglo Boer War Museum database, August 2016
American volunteers
BlakeJ. J.947Source: Attestation papers. See image on this site.Railway Pioneer Regiment
BlakeJamesTown Guard and District Mounted Troops
BlakeJames22Occupation: Sailor. Address: Glasgow .
Source: Attestation paper in WO126
Town Guard and District Mounted Troops
BlakeJames2858PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseWest Australia, 4th Battalion Australian Commonwea
BlakeJames36133TrooperServed 02 Jan 02 to 30 Jun 02. Discharged
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Canadian Scouts
BlakeJames922Attested: Jul 1895. Source: CMP3Cape Police
BlakeJames36307TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls8th Company, 4th Btn, IY
BlakeJames26448TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Queenstown Rifle Volunteers
BlakeJamesSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsWestern Province Mounted Rifles
BlakeJamesSource: Attestation paper in WO126Canadian Scouts
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