Cape Times Weekly Edition, 01 Mar 99

p1a Lieutenant General Sir William Butler, KCB and Colonel Morgan Crofton, DSO, left Cape Town by mail train for Ladysmith to review health conditions. Colonel W G Morris, CMG, CRE, assumed command of the Cape district in Butler’s absence.


Cape Times Weekly Edition, 08 Mar 99

p1 The Carisbrook Castle took on a draft of 100 men, including Captain Withycombe, Lieutenants J B Tulloch and G C Hall, to reinforce the troops at Mauritius. General W Black retires. Captain the Hon. Robert White (Jameson Raid) retires. Lieutenant Colonel Hall will succeed Colonel Owen Hay as commander of artillery in Natal. Passengers on the Scott were Captain C Wilson and Mr J Smuts.


Cape Times Weekly Edition, 15 Mar 00

p1 The Avoca docked Thursday with the 1/Loyal North Lancashire Regiment from Ceylon. Troops numbered 18 officers and 936 men. Listed were: Commanding is Lieutenant Colonel R G Kekewich, others are, Majors J R Fraser, W H E Murray, Captains M A Humphreys, C E A Jourdain, G H Wylde-Browne, T H O’Brien, Lieutenants J J Lowndes (Adjutant), H J Gill (Quartermaster), F J Bowen, A R Wallace, C H M Bingham, F W Woodward, 2/Lieutenants R B Flint, W Clifford, A W Hewett, A M G Webster.

Captain C P Foley (Jameson Raid) is now serving with the West African Rifles. Captain the Hon. Charles Coventry is serving in West Africa.

The 2/King’s Royal Rifles will sail today for India in the Avoca.

Tablet dedication for those lost in the Bechuanaland Campaign of 1897. List of those present and list of names on the tablet.


Cape Times Weekly Edition, 22 Mar 99

p1e The 2/KRR embarked in the Avoca Wednesday for India.


Cape Times Weekly Edition, 29 Mar 99 Nothing Noted

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