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CarringtonFSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls67th Battery, RFA
CarringtonFrederickMajor GeneralOf Perrott's Brook, Cirencester, and of the Naval and Military Club, was born at Cheltenham, Aug 23, 1844, and is son of Edmund Carrington, JP, of that town. Sir Frederick was educated at Cheltenham, and passed into the Army at the age of nineteen, and has seen very considerable service in SA ever since 1875, when he organised and commanded the Mounted Infantry in the Griqualand West Expedition. In 1877 he raised and commanded the FLH in the Kaffir War, fighting in the battle of Quintana and in the later operations in the Transkei and the Peri Bush (despatches). He also commanded the Transvaal Volunteer forces against Sekukuni in 1878-9 (despatches, medal with clasp, brevs. of Major and Lt. Colonel, CMG). During the siege of Mafeteng by the Basutos he was in command of the CMR, and later, in the Basuto War, he had command of the Colonial forces, and was severely wounded. Sir Frederick commanded the 2nd Mounted Rifles in 1884-5, and was commandant of Native Levies in Zululand in 1888. He then commanded the BBP until 1893, when he was appointed Military-Adviser to the High Commissioner during the first Matabele War. He commanded the Infantry Brigade at Gibraltar from May, 1895, until March, 1899, with a brief interval in 1896, when he commanded the troops in the Matabele Rebellion of 1896. With the local rank of Lieutenant General, Sir Frederick commanded the Rhodesian Field Force in the Boer War, Feb, 1900, to April, 1901, taking part in the operations in Rhodesia, Western Transvaal, including the actions at Elands River, the Cape Colony, and the North of the ORC General Carrington married, November 18, 1897, Miss Susan Margaret Elwes.Staff
CarringtonFrederick A1227TrooperServed 04 Jan 01 to 05 May 02. Medically Unfit
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Steinaecker's Horse
CarringtonGSource: WO100/281George TG
CarringtonGeorge27256 TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Marshall's Horse
CarringtonGeorge35Occupation: Miner. Next of kin: Wife. Address: George .
Source: Attestation paper in WO126
Town Guard and District Mounted Troops
CarringtonH4323Corporal Shoeing SmithSeverely wounded. Welverdiend, 30 July 1901
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
18th (Victoria Mary, Prince of Wales's Own) Hussar
CarringtonH4323Corporal Shoeing SmithQSA (6) Tal DoL OFS LN Belf SA01
Provisional list of recipients
Source: Ladysmith Siege Account and Medal Roll
18th (Victoria Mary, Prince of Wales's Own) Hussar
CarringtonH3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
East Surrey Regiment
CarringtonH4323Corporal Shoeing SmithQSA (6). Severe Wound, Welverdiend, 30 Jul 01. Discharged Medically unfit, 20 Mar 02.
Source: QSA medal rolls
18th (Victoria Mary, Prince of Wales's Own) Hussar
CarringtonH4323Corporal Shoeing SmithQSA (6)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Talana from the Talana book
18th (Victoria Mary, Prince of Wales's Own) Hussar
CarringtonH 130PrivateWounded at Potgieter's Drift. 5 Feb 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 199 line 14
(Prince Consort's Own) Rifle Brigade
CarringtonHon R C GLieutenantFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1879Grenadier Guards
CarringtonJ4203PrivateKilled in action. Slingersfontein, 12 February 1900
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Worcestershire Regiment
CarringtonJ8909PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls32nd Company, 2nd Btn, IY
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