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CardewF C1693CorporalDemise: Died of disease - pneumonia 04 Oct 1901
Place: Adelaide
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Cape Mounted Rifles
CardewF C1693CorporalDied of disease. Adelaide, 4 October 1901
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Cape Mounted Rifles
CardewF C1693PrivateSlightly wounded. Wepener, 11 April 1900
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Cape Mounted Rifles
CardewFrederick Cornelius1693CorporalQSA (5) CC Wep Tr Witt SA01
Source: Wepener Siege Account and Medal Roll
Cape Mounted Rifles
CardewG ASource: QSA and KSA medal rolls73rd Battery, RFA
CardewG HMajorMID LG: 17 June 1902, page: 3974. Source: General Kitchener. 8 April 1902. Re: General mentions
This page contains all the London Gazette pages for the Boer War
Army Service Corps
CardewG WSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls73rd Battery, RFA
CardewGeorge HerewardMajorCARDEW, GEORGE HEREWARD, Major, was born 3 January 1861, at Kingsclere, Woodlands, Hampshire, eldest son of Reverend George Cardew, of St Minver, East Liss. He was educated at Haileybury College, and joined the Army, from the Militia, as a Lieutenant in the 18th Hussars, 9 August 1882; became Captain 7 July 1886. He was Deputy Assistant Commissary-General, Commissariat and Transport Staff, 21 October 1887 to 10 December 1888; was attached to the Army Service Corps 11 December 1888; transferred to the Army Service Corps 1 April 1889, and promoted Major 17 April, 1898. He served in the South African War, 1900-2, on the Staff; took part in the operations in the Orange Free State, including actions at Vet River (5 and 6 May) and Zand River; served during the operations in the Transvaal in May and June, 1900, including actions near Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Diamond Hill (11 and 12 June); was present during the operations in Orange River Colony, including actions at Wittebergen, July 1900; also in Cape Colony, March 1900; took part in the operations in the Transvaal, December 1900 and May 1902; in Orange River Colony 30 November 1900 to January 1902; also in Cape Colony, February to March, 1901. He was mentioned in Despatches by Lord Kitchener [London Gazette, 17 June, 1902]; received the Queen's Medal with four clasps, and the King's Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 26 June, 1902 ]: "George Hereward Cardew, Major, Army Service Corps. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia, Warrant and Statutes were sent to the GOC, Straits Settlements, 23 January 1902; presented by Brigadier General Dorward 17 April, 1903. He became Lieutenant Colonel 1 November 1905, and was given the Brevet of Colonel 1 November 1908, and retired 23 April, 1911. Colonel Cardew served in the European War, rejoining in 1914, and holding the position of AQMG, Eastern Army, till 1916. Subsequently he became Group Commander of a Labour Corps for overseas service 13 February 1917, and he served with the British Expeditionary Force in France in 1917 and 1918, being mentioned for valuable services. He was made a CBE in 1919. He married, in 1888, Emmeline Marian, daughter of John Bolster Burchell, BA TD, and they had one son.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Army Service Corps
CardewWReceived the Mediterranean Medal
3rd Battalion
Source: Medal roll WO100 368
(Queen's Own) Royal West Kent Regiment
CardeyG3811PrivateQSA (3)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Elandslaagte
Devonshire Regiment
CardeyG3811PrivateQSA (3) Eland DoL Belf; KSA (2)
Provisional list of recipients
Source: Ladysmith Siege Account and Medal Roll
Devonshire Regiment
CardiffPSource: QSA and KSA rollsBritish South Africa Police
CardiffR H W4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Durham Light Infantry
CardiffT1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
East Lancashire Regiment
CardiffTSource: QSA and KSA rollsBritish South Africa Police
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