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BoonGeorgeHonorary LieutenantBOON, GEORGE, Lieutenant, was born in Norfolk 9 Sept, 1846, son of Charles Boon, Farmer, and Elizabeth, his wife. He was educated at Great Yarmouth, and joined the Army 2 July 1864. He saw service in the Perak Expedition, 1875-76, receiving the Medal and clasp. He was given a commission in the East Kent Regiment 24 June, 1891, and served in the South African War from 1899 to 1902, being employed from 18 August 1900, with the Army Service Corps. He was present, at the Relief of Kimberley; operations in the Orange Free State, February to May 1900, including operations at Paardeberg (17 to 26 February 1900); actions at Poplar Grove and Driefontein; operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900; operations in Orange River Colony, May and June 1900; operations in the Transvaal 30 November 1900 to December 1901. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with four clasps: the King's Medal with two clasps, and was appointed a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "George Boon, Quartermaster (Honorary Lieutenant), The Buffs, East Kent Regiment. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". He retired from the East Kent Regiment 14 December 1901, with the honorary rank of Captain conferred 24 June, 1901. In 1871 he married Sarah Turgate Easter and their children were: Ernest, born 5 October 1875; Arthur, born 30 April, 1877; Edgar, born 3 November 1879, and Charles, born 14 August 1882.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
(Buffs) East Kent Regiment
BoonGeorgeAttested: Dec 1896. Source: CMP4Cape Police
BoonH3882PrivateQSA (3).
Source: QSA medal rolls
8th (The King's Royal Irish) Hussars
BoonHSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls19th Battery, RFA
BoonHerbert Edward1166TrooperSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, 2nd Contingent NSW Mounted Rifles
BoonJ1740Private6th Battalion
Source: QSA roll
(Duke of Cambridge's Own) Middlesex Regiment
BoonJ3689PrivateQSA (6). Wounded, Modder River, 05 Dec 99.
Source: QSA medal rolls
12th (The Prince of Wales's Royal) Lancers
BoonJ3689PrivateWounded 15 Dec 99 Modder River
Source: DCM recipients
12th (The Prince of Wales's Royal) Lancers
BoonJ2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Duke of Cambridge's Own) Middlesex Regiment
BoonJ3689PrivateWounded. Modder River, 5 December 1899
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
12th (The Prince of Wales's Royal) Lancers
BoonJ 4011CorporalDied of wounds at Ladysmith. 8 Jan 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 15 line 33
19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars
BoonJ3689PrivateMID 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
12th (The Prince of Wales's Royal) Lancers
BoonJ4011CorporalDemise: Died of wounds 08 Jan 1900
Place: Ladysmith, Wagon Hill?
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars
BoonJ GTrooperBSACM Rhodesia 1896 (0).
Source: BSACM rolls
Mashonaland Mounted Police
BoonJ HSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsWestern Province Mounted Rifles
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