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AntillJohn MacquaireMajorOf Sydney, and of the Australian Club, was born in NSW Jan 26, 1866. He raised and commanded a squadron of Mounted Rifles at Picton, NSW in 1889; was selected by the general officer commanding for training with the Imperial troops in India, 1893-4, where he gained certificates as an instructor. He joined the General Staff as Permanent Adjt. of the Mounted Rifle Regiment in South Africa, 1894, and commanded the 1st contingent of Mounted Rifles there; served in the Boer War in 1899-1901, chiefly in De Lisle's corps under Generals Ian Hamilton, Alderson, and Hutton. Until Feb, 1900, he was in command of a detachment NW of Cape Colony, when he joined Lord Roberts' advance and was present at the relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, Poplar Grove, Driefontein, the occupation of Bloemfontein, actions at the Vet and Zand Rivers, Johannesburg, and Pretoria (June 4), Diamond Hill, and the operations in connection with the pursuit of De Wet in the Wittcbergen (mentioned in despatches, CB). On his return to NS Wales he was appointed Chief Instructor of the Australian Light Horse, ADC to the Governor-General, and promoted Lieutenant Colonel for his services. He married Oct 24, 1901, Agnes, eldest daughter of Thomas Polk Willsallen, of Gunnedale, NSW.
Source: List of CB recipients. Various sources
New South Wales contingent
AntillJohn MacquarieCaptainSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, A squadron NSW Mounted Rifles
AntillJohn MacquarieMajorSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, 2nd Contingent NSW Mounted Rifles
AntillRalph4510PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls53rd Company, 11th Btn, IY
AntillSSource: WO100/281Grahamstown Volunteers
AntillS225 TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Marshall's Horse
AntillSSource: QSA and KSA rollsProvisional Mounted Police
AntillS RLance SergeantNSW Mounted Infantry. MID LG: 16 April 1901, page: 2607. Source: Field Marshal Roberts. 2 April 1901. Re: General mentions
This page contains all the London Gazette pages for the Boer War
New South Wales contingent
AntillStanley RossSergeantSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, 1st Contingent NSW Mounted Rifles
AntillW H429TrooperDemise: Died of disease - enteric fever 05 May 1901
Place: Johannesburg
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Nesbitt's Horse
AntillWilliam HTrooperServed to 05 Apr 01. Died of enteric
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Nesbitt's Horse
AntissA PGunnerDemise: Died 20 Jan 1902
Place: Middelburg?
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
RGA, Southern Division, 16th Company
AntissJSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls84th Battery, RFA
AntiverysF C468PrivateServed 24 Jan 02 to 16 May 1902 .
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Dordrecht TG
Antle4023PrivateMissing in action. Near Heilbron, 26 September 1900
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
9th (The Queen's Royal) Lancers
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