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AndersonR H4720SapperDischarged. KSA sent 22 May 1903.


TNA ref 159/2:315/5
Royal Engineers, Telegraph Battalion, 1st Division
AndersonR J4298PrivateQSA (5). Listed as R.G.A..
Source: QSA medal rolls
3rd (The Prince of Wales's) Dragoon Guards
AndersonR J350PrivateServed 30 Sep 99 to 10 Oct 00.
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Natal Royal Rifles
AndersonR JSource: WO100/252Imperial Military Railways
AndersonR SLieutenantNatal 1906 (1)
Source: Recipients of the Natal 1906 Medal
Natal Telegraph Corps
AndersonR TSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsArmy Pay Department
AndersonR WSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls20th Battery, RFA
AndersonR WSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls28th Battery, RFA
AndersonR W HCaptainMID LG: 10 September 1901, page: 5949. Source: Field Marshal Roberts. 4 September 1901. Re: General mentions
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Highland Light Infantry
AndersonR W HSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsHighland Light Infantry
AndersonRA723TrooperSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, 3rd Contingent NSW Imperial Bushm
AndersonRainyLieutenantWounded at Zeekoegat 10 Jul 1901. Died at Doornkop 11 Jul 1901. QSA sent to mother 3 Sep 1902. MiD by Kitchener 23 Jun 1902.

QSA (4) CC OFS Joh SA01

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Royal Engineers, Fortress Company, 26th
AndersonRainyLieutenantHe was mortally wounded in action at Zeekogat, Transvaal, July 10th, 1901, and died on the following day.  He was the only son of Staff Surgeon James Rainy Anderson, RN, and Mrs Anderson (now Mrs Darling Barker), and was born in September 1873.  He was educated at Neuenheim College and at Dr. Northcott's, Ealing, and entered the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, soon after his sixteenth birthday; gaining his commission in the Royal Engineers in February 1892, and was promoted Lieutenant November 1895.  He was fond of all sports and a good linguist.  After serving at Chatham, Portsmouth, Ceylon, and Plymouth, he embarked for South Africa on October 27th, 1899, and saw much service during the campaign.  He served in the forces commanded by Lieutenant Generals Sir J D P French and Sir C Tucker, and was in the advance on Bloemfontein and Pretoria.  At the latter place he had for some time charge of the electric lighting.  He was afterwards with General Beatson's column, to which, shortly before his death, he was appointed Intelligence Officer.  Lieutenant Anderson was present at the capture of Jack Hindon's camp, ten miles north of Middelburg, and had his horse shot under him July 9th, 1901, the day before he received his death wound.  On this occasion he is stated to have behaved with great gallantry, and owing to his dash a large capture of arms, ammunition, etc, was made.  He rendered good service, "none more gallant than he", and was mentioned in despatches; General Beatson stating he "deeply regretted his loss".  Lieutenant Anderson is buried in Middelburg Cemetery.  A memorial tablet was erected to his memory in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral.
Source: Donner
Royal Engineers
AndersonRalph Andrew216PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseQueensland, 1st Mounted Infantry Contingent
AndersonRichard38611PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls134th Company, 29th Btn, IY
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