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BraitwaiteF P2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Northumberland Fusiliers
BraitwaiteP1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
BraizerWSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls39th Battery, RFA
BrajewiechJan JeroliemVolunteer from Austria / Hungary serving with the Boer forces
Source: Anglo Boer War Museum database, August 2016
Austrian and Hungarian volunteers
BrakeE2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Prince Albert's) Somerset Light Infantry
BrakeHA Division
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
BrakeHerbert Edward JohnCaptainBRAKE, HERBERT EDWARD JOHN, Captain, was born at Melksham, Wiltshire, 9 February 1866, only son of Surgeon General Brake, IMS.  He was educated at Westward Ho! and joined the Royal Artillery as Lieutenant 18 February 1886.  He served on the Punjab Frontier of India, 1887 to 1896, and was promoted to Captain 1 November 1896.  Captain Brake was employed in the British Central African Protectorate 24 July 1897 to 1 December 1898, taking part in the expedition against the Mpezeni.  He was mentioned in Despatches; received the Medal with clasp, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 3 October 1899]: "Herbert Edward John Brake, Captain, Royal Artillery.  In recognition of services during the recent operations in Uganda and Dutch Central Africa".  The Insignia, etc, were sent to the Officer Commanding, Mauritius, who transferred the DSO to the GOC, Aden.  Temporary Lieutenant Colonel H E J Brake acknowledged receipt of the Insignia, etc, 6 May 1900, forwarded to him by Officer Commanding the Troops, Mauritius.  No official presentation was possible.  Colonel Brake served in West Africa 1 January 1899 to 2 August 1902, with the King's African Rifles, taking part in the operations in Ashanti.  He was slightly wounded; was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 8 March 1901], and was given the Brevet of Major 29 November 1900.  He was specially employed in West Africa in 1900, commanding the Field Force up the Gambia, and the operations against Fodi Kabba 29 December 1900 to 4 June 1901.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Medal with clasp and was created a CB in 1901.  He raised the 2nd Battalion King's African Rifles, and commanded it 1 January 1899 to 2 August 1902.  He was Commandant of the Local Forces, and Inspector-General of Police, Trinidad, 17 September 1902 to 16 September 1907.  He was promoted Major 6 January 1905.  He served in the European War from 1914; was promoted Lieutenant Colonel 30 October 1914, and given the Brevet of Colonel 1 January 1916; was Brigadier General, Royal Artillery, Heavy Artillery, 18th Army Corps, British Armies in France, 15 January 1917 to 2 April 1918; Commandant, Heavy Artillery, Training Centre, Forces in Great Britain, from 1 June 1918.  He was created a CMG in 1918.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Artillery
BrakeT3551SergeantFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1879Army Hospital Corps
BrakeW 3770Sergeant 2nd Btn. Wounded at Colenso. 21 Feb 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 64 line 27
(Prince Albert's) Somerset Light Infantry
BrakeWSource: Medal rollsDorsetshire Regiment
BrakenburyEdward604TrooperQSA (4)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Elandslaagte
Imperial Light Horse
BrakenburyEdward604TrooperQSA (4) RoM Eland DoL Tr
Provisional list of recipients
Source: Ladysmith Siege Account and Medal Roll
Imperial Light Horse
BrakerA2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
BrakerA4th Mounted Infantry
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
BrakerC2421PrivateWounded. Belfast, 24 August 1900
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
(Princess of Wales's Own) Yorkshire Regiment
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