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ColeAlfred James39620 TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Kimberley Horse
ColeAlfred WilliamSource: WO100/252Imperial Military Railways
ColeArthur Edward35828TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls40th Company, 10th Btn, IY
ColeArthur Edward1003PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseSouth Australia, 2nd Battalion Australian Commonwe
ColeArthur Willoughby George LowryMajorCOLE, ARTHUR WILLOUGHBY GEORGE LOWRY, Major and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel, was born 29 November 1860, eldest son of Colonel A L Cole. He became a Second Lieutenant, 23rd Foot, 11 August 1880, and Lieutenant, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 1 July 1881. He served with the Burmese Expedition, 1885-87 (Despatches [London Gazette, 2 September 1887]; Medal with clasp). He became Captain 22 January 1890, and was Adjutant, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 23 April 1894 to 30 January 1898. Captain Cole served in West Africa, 1897-98 (Borgu Medal with clasp). From 31 January 1898 to 15 February 1901, he was employed with the West African Frontier Force; was promoted Major 11 January 1899. He served in West Africa (Northern Nigeria), 1900 (severely wounded); Munshi Expedition (in command), and Kaduna Expedition (Despatches [London Gazette, 16 April, 1901]; Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 29 November 1902; clasp). Again in West Africa (Northern Nigeria), 1900, with the Expedition against Chief of Tawari; in command (Despatches [London Gazette, 18 April, 1902]; Medal with clasp). He served in the South African War, 1901-2; commanded Depot Battalion, Green Point; in command of 17th Mounted Infantry Mixed Column; afterwards Commandant, Vryburg Sub-District (Despatches [London Gazette, 29 July 1902]; Queen's Medal with five clasps). He was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 31 October 1902]: "Arthur Willoughby George Lowry Cole, Major and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel, The Royal Welsh Fusiliers. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". From 12 July to 6 November 1903, he held a temporary appointment as AAG in India, and was promoted Lieutenant Colonel 24 September 1904. He was again employed with the West African Frontier Force from 24 September 1904, to 24 September 1907; was given the Brevet of Colonel 27 October 1905; was in command of the Sokoto Expedition in 1906, for which he was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 2 July 1907], and was created a CB, 1907 (Medal and clasp). He was made Colonel 25 September 1907, and on 29 October 1907, became AAG, GSO1, Peshawar Division, India. In 1912 he was appointed to the charge of Administration, Northern Command. He served in the European War, and died of wounds received in action in May 1915. Brigadier General A W G L Cole married, in 1908, Marion Gertrude, widow of Lieutenant Colonel C H Thorold.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
ColeAubrey du Plat TLieutenantQSA (6).
Source: QSA medal rolls
6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers)
ColeB4356PrivateMissing in action. Wakkerstroom, 3 April 1901
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
5th (Royal Irish) Lancers
ColeB5691PrivateDemise: Died 21 Dec 1902
Place: Middelburg. EC
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
16th (The Queen's) Lancers
ColeB2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South Wales Borderers
ColeB4634PrivateQSA (3).
Source: QSA medal rolls
12th (The Prince of Wales's Royal) Lancers
ColeB2757PrivateMID LG: 8 February 1901, page: 849. Source: Field Marshal Roberts. 31 March 1900. Re: Orange Free State
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Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
ColeB C2757PrivateMID LG: 10 September 1901, page: 5943. Source: Field Marshal Roberts. 4 September 1901. Re: General mentions
This page contains all the London Gazette pages for the Boer War
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
ColeB H4356PrivateQSA (3). Missing, Wakkerstroom, 03 Apr 01. Rejoined.
Source: QSA medal rolls
5th (Royal Irish) Lancers
ColeB H4356PrivateQSA (3)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Elandslaagte
5th (Royal Irish) Lancers
ColeCSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsColdstream Guards
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