London Times, 01 Oct 02 (Wednesday)
p8c The Kildonan Castle left for England Sep 25, with the following on passage home:
1/Dragoons – Major R H Carr-Ellison, Captains Hon. A Hamilton-Russell, H D McNeile, B E P Leighton, Lieutenants R FitzG Glynn, T P Godman, Sir R Gore, H H Sandback, T C Gurney, H A Tomkinson, 2/Lieutenant C A Tidswell, Captain & Quartermaster F Burch and 611 men
R Irish Fusiliers – Major F M De Berry, Lieutenants H H B Cunningham, J W Alston, 2/Lieutenants E H S Thomas, R C Thomas, E R Morrogh, B Stack, N B Lindsay, H B Ward, J B Lynch, E H O’Farrell, C J Elkin, Lieutenant & Quartermaster A E Sykes
Imperial Yeomanry – Lieutenant Colonel G Kemp, Major E T Vint, Lieutenants A R Perry, W G Gardyne, Veterinary -Lts, H W Deakin, C F H Skelton
Essex – Lieutenant A E De Bas, 2/Lieutenants J A B Thompson, G H Wilmer, A B Plant, A T W Constable
RA – Lieutenant Colonel W Hanna, Major W H Robinson, Captain L M Dyson,
13/Hussars – Major E A Wiggin
12/ Lancers – Captain P J Bailey
Manchester – Lieutenant R W H Harrison
RAMC – Lieutenant Colonel G W Brazier-Creagh, Lieutenant A McMunn
ASC – Lieutenant T M Hatchison
W Riding – Lieutenant E C O Ross
R Dublin Fusiliers – Lieutenants RE Fitzgerald-Lombard, R B Martin
Bedfordshire – Lieutenant C H Wolff
Somerset Light Infantry – Captain E H Platt
Dorsetshire – Major W J Bonus
R Munster Fusiliers – Lieutenant J F Alkin
York & Lancs. – 2/Lieutenant C H Price
RB – Major G V Gosling
Worcester – Captain D E Cayley, Lieutenants C H Kitching, R B Umfreville
Leinster – Captain J C Colquhoun
S Stafford – Lieutenant H E J Eyre, 2/Lieutenant E C Yard
Durham Light Infantry – Major C C Luard
Derbyshire – Lieutenant R Mc. E Porter
Royal Navy – Com. A Lingham
Cape Colonial Force – Captain G London
Aust. Comm. Horse – Lieutenant N T Seccombe
Civil Veterinary Surgeons G M Montgomery, J L Frood, C H Hearne, J N Pringle
Civil Surgeons M G Winder, C W Owen, D A Ashton, E W, Corfe
Reverends R B Ridding, A Boddington
Nursing Sisters F A Williams, F Bishop, C Chawner
Northamptonshire – 24 men
Due Southampton Oct 11.
The City of Vienna left for England Sep 26, with the following on passage home:
5/Lancers – Major H V Bailey, Captains E O Wathen, A V L Wood, Lieutenants G G M Tyrrell, H C Rose, H A Cooper, C E Pym, 2/Lieutenants E N M Martin, C E Lambert, H H Earle, T H Brady-Browne and 336 men
13/Hussars – Lieutenant Colonel W Smithson, Captains A H M Taylor, E W Deny, F G Bayley, A W B Spencer, J T Wigan, Lieutenants J D Lyons, E F Twist, L B B Gubbins, F W M Cosens, W A Kennard, R B Baggally, C Elliott, Lieutenant & Quartermaster G Rupert and 542 men
12/Lancers – Lieutenant J H Symonds
Imperial Yeomanry – Lieutenant S L H Woods
R Warwickshire – Captain C Christie
Northamptonshire – Captain A Parkin
Leicestershire – Lieutenant C G Evans
R Berkshire – Lieutenant A G Macdonald and 53 men
Rhodesia Field Force – Lieutenant F J Lawrence
RAMC – Captains H M Cameron, H L G Chevers, Lieutenant H L Brandsbury and 90 men
Civil Surgeons H N S Ellis, C W Bond, E S Brett
Due Southampton Oct 22
The Sardinia left Cape Town Sep 24 with the following:
99/RGA – Major F E Kent, Lieutenants R M Powell, G H Redfern and 50 men
63/RGA – Major F A L Powell, Captain C E Inglis, Lieutenants H C Cavendish, J A Gardner and 53 men
92/RGA – Captain H B Roberts, Lieutenants R B Tyrell, M A Jackson, and 67 men
1/KRR – Majors G V Prendergast, H F Packenham, Captains F M Crum, H F W Bircham, J H Davidson, Lieutenants W S W Parker-Jervis, F L Paradoe, C D Eyre, J G G Mellor, 2/Lieutenants A E Bonham-Carter, W D Barber, H W Deedes, Lieutenant & Quartermaster T C McNally and 596 men
With the following on passage home:
RA – Lieutenant Colonels H J Duncane, W L White, Major J H Balguy, Lieutenant V R W H Bouchier
RHG – Major Hon. A V Meade
RAMC – Lieutenant Colonel E R Cree, Captain A J Chambers
Civil Surgeon R A Stewart
Nursing Sisters E H Hay, E Hammans, M C Birt
Due Gibraltar Oct 12, Malta, Oct 16, Southampton Oct 26.
The Malta sailed from Port Natal Sep 26, for Aden and Suez.
2/RB – Lieutenant Colonel Fortescue, Major R B Stephens, Captains G N Salmon, G B Byrne, A J Markham, Lieutenants F St J Blacker, R Verney, H M Wilson, A R Stephenson, 2/Lieutenants A H Vivian, J H Starkey, J P G Crosbie, A A Todd, Sir J Eardley-Wilmot, R S H Walpole, Captain & Adjutant J D Maitland, Lieutenant & Quartermaster White, 1 warrant officer and 979 men
RAMC – Major F W C Jones and 3 men
The 2/RB lands at Suez, and the ship brings home details from Malta. Due Southampton Oct 27.
The Wilcannia arrived at Southampton yesterday morning from the Cape and landed 200 troops.
Cape Times Weekly Edition, 01 Oct 02 Nothing Noted.
London Times, 02 Oct 02 (Thursday)
p4b & c The Englishman left for England Sep 29, with the following on passage home:
18/Hussars – Brevet Major R Burnett, Captains C H Leveson, N St V R Steward, Lieutenants C J Thackwell, H O Cape, 2/Lieutenants C L Wood, R S Gregg and 580 men
5/RFA – Captain C E Stewart and 67 men
39/RFA – Captain C L C Hamilton and 61 men
1/Leinster – Lieutenant Colonel H Martin, Major T St C Davidson, Captain J R Moffatt, Lieutenant P McCausland, 2/Lieutenant J G Dill, Lieutenant & Quartermaster G Garrett and 361 men
RA – Lieutenant Hon. D A Forbes, 2/Lieutenant C J A Cooper and 45 men
RE – Lieutenants CB Harvey, G F Evans, H F Edgeworth and 65 men
A/Pontoon, RE – 53 men
RAMC – Lieutenant Colonel H Johnson, Lieutenants W H Odlum, R M K Skinner and 12 men
Due Southampton Oct 22.
The German left for England Sep 28, with the following on passage home:
17/Lancers – Colonel D Haig, Lieutenant Colonel Hon. H A Lawrence, Majors B P Portal, V S Sandeman, Captains Hon. A Skeffington, Hon. W R Wyndham, Lieutenants E G Thompson, C S Davis, S C Henderson, 2/Lieutenants R W V Bruce, C L Prior, D H Talbot, C J A Maberly, Lieutenant & Quartermaster C Clarke and 527 men
2/Dorset – Majors L E Lushington, E K Ridley, Captains H A Mansel, E S Godman, H S Williams, Lieutenants E S Weldon, F Middleton, C R Jones, H A Case, H Beveridge, H J Huddlestone, 2/Lieutenants P L Leared, H J Wheatley, O M T Frost, H M Greenhill, J V Shute, J Kelsall and 290 men
RGA – Captain H B Strange
Cameronians – Lieutenant F H Bridgman
RAMC – Lieutenant Colonel W L Reade
Civil Surgeons B W Smith, H A K Knysey, S H Bown, G S Wallace
Nursing Sisters H T Young, C P Gash, J Cameron, E K H Bowan.
Due Southampton Oct 20.
The Michigan sailed from Point Natal for England Sep 27, with the following on passage home:
2/Manchester – Lieutenant Colonel Reay, Major C C Melvill, Captains F S Nesbet, E R Cockburn, N C N Hastings, Lieutenants C A Anderson, J F Oliver, J L Lawson, P V Holberton, 1 warrant officer and 334 men
1/Black Watch – Lieutenant Colonel Duff, Majors St G E W Burton, H Rose, Captains A Grant-Duff, J D G Walker, Lieutenants G D Grant-Suttie, S H Eden, Captain & Adjutant Harvey, Lieutenant & Quartermaster Davidson, 2 warrant officers and 621 men
2/SG – Lieutenant Colonel Cuthbert, Captains Hon. A Fraser, Hon. C Willoughby, Lieutenants A H Royds, G C Paynter, Lord Cardross, Earl of Dahousie, Captain & Quartermaster Jamieson, Surgeon-Captain McDowell, 1 warrant officer and 455 men
RAMC – Captain T McDermott, Lieutenant W S Crosthwait and 11 men
Civil Surgeon H Malins
Due Southampton Oct 21.
The hospital ship Avoca arrived Southampton yesterday morning with 275 invalids and 287 reservists
The Winifredian with 1/CG, 1/SG and 1/Oxford Light Infantry is due Southampton morning Oct 4.
The Lake Michigan with 3/GG 1/W Riding and 1/Yorks. is due Southampton afternoon Oct 6.
The Dominion left Southampton yesterday with drafts for Gibraltar and the Cape.
London Times, 03 Oct 02 (Friday)
p3f The Roslin Castle arrived at Southampton yesterday.
London Times, 04 Oct 02 (Saturday)
p10a The Salmis left for England Sep 29, with the following on passage home:
1/Gordon High -- Lieutenant Colonel F Macbean, Captains W E Gordon, F H Neish, W M K Marshall, Lieutenants W B J Mitford, P D Stewart, F R F Sworder, A Craufurd, 2/Lieutenants I Picton-Warlow, C A Maitland, W Naish, F Bell, R O Abercromby, A E Balfour, R Le P McClintock, Lieutenant & Quartermaster J MacLennan and 358 men
2/R Fusiliers – Majors R J Pinney, C T Shipley, W B Hickie, Captains B G Price, G F Ashburner, Lieutenants F Moore, E B Frederick, M R F Hodgson, W P H Hill, G D A Elliott-Cooper, P Chapman, C Saunderson, 2/Lieutenants J S C Pitt, G V Hawtrey, K A Douglas-Hamilton, H S L Wooley, Lieutenant & Quartermaster E T Bell and 343 men
9/RFA – Major A T Butler, Lieutenant W K Gray and 61 men
17/RFA – Captain E C Sanders, Lieutenant L L Hoare, 2/Lieutenants C F S Maclaverty, J C Fullerton and 62 men
RAHC – Major M J Sexton
Reverend J Robertson
Civil Surgeon J K Hormon
Nursing Sisters E C R Philps, H S Swaine
Due Southampton Oct 11.
The Harlech Castle arrived Southampton yesterday morning with 16 officers and 442 men 3/Cheshire Regiment, Colonel A Hill in command.
The Avondale Castle arrived yesterday morning at Southampton, disembarked troops and sailed for London.
The Cestrian arrived Queenstown yesterday morning with 1,880 officers and men, disembarked some and then sailed for Southampton.
London Times, 06 Oct 02 (Monday)
p4d & f The Carisbrook Castle arrived Southampton early Saturday morning. The following were listed:
1/L N Lancashire – 21 officers and 502 men
1/Oxfordshire Light Infantry – 23 men
Staff – Major General W F Kelly, Colonel Inigo Jones
The Cestrian arrived Southampton yesterday afternoon with over 1,000 troops. The following were listed:
3/Lincolnshire – 18 officers and 519 men
3/Essex – 18 officers and 532 men
U/RHA – 3 officers and 85 men
37/RFA – 2 officers and 66 men
The Ionian left Durban Saturday for India with 1,299 troops.
The Dominion and Golconda are to be employed in troop service between Cape Town and the Colonies.
The Palawan arrived at Gibraltar Saturday and has left for Malta
London Times, 07 Oct 02 (Tuesday)
p8 a-c Note here article on CG & Brigadier Major Major C S O Monck, C G
The Mohawk arrived Southampton last evening with the following:
2/CG – Colonel the Hon. A H Henniker-Major, CB, 24 officers and 791 men
2/CG M I – 7 officers and 149 men
The Dilwara left for England Oct 1, with the following on passage home:
39/Imperial Yeomanry -- Lieutenant Colonel R Brooke, Captain W Jennings, Lieutenants T M Brown, H J Smith, J C Anderton, W J Ballantyne, H O L Price, H F Dupins, Lieutenant & Quartermaster H Taylor and 152 men
38/Imperial Yeomanry – Lieutenants N G Hawkins, K B McKenzie, and 74 men
29/Imperial Yeomanry – Lieutenant Colonel Earl of Longford, Captain H F Crichton, Lieutenants F M Merrick, E Long and 134 men
30/Imperial Yeomanry – Lieutenant A Stuart-Little and 107 men
33/Imperial Yeomanry Lieutenant H Goodwin and 185 men
37/Imperial Yeomanry – 32 men
Imperial Yeomanry – Captains L H Briggs, H B Clifford, Lieutenants C H Martin, W Pilling, H G Finnigan, C L Rome, Veterinary -Lieutenant L M Verney and 83 men
RA – Captain E F Calthorp
14/Hussars – Lieutenant & Quartermaster A Pridgeon
Cameron High. – Lieutenant E H Sleigh
Lancaster – Lieutenant G B Colleman
Cheshire – Lieutenants H G Turner, V R Tahourdin, F R Savage, M T Cramer-Roberts, T E G Swayne, S J G Beaumont, J A Tinling
Oxford Light Infantry – Lieutenant F R Bulkeley
R Fusiliers – Lieutenant W H P Pickford
Derbyshire – Major H R Westmacott, Lieutenants A Derry, A H Hobbs, 2/Lieutenant H B T Hume
R Scots – Lieutenant A E Croker
Cameronians – Captain J Stewart, Lieutenant D R Ewing
A & S High – Major A E J Cavendish
R Inniskilling Fusiliers – Major W F Hessey
E Lancs. Captain E C da Costa
Northamptonshire – Lieutenant C P Downer
Shropshire Light Infantry – Captain C W Battye
RAMC – Major R G Hanley, Captains J W Lennings, G A Moore
ASC – Lieutenants H R Hayter, R W Courtney
Border Scouts (Late) – Lieutenant H P Cary
Reverends D P Miller, A RE Lidbetter
Civil Surgeon E R Townsend
Nursing Sisters M L Potter, K Ward, E F Fisher
Due Southampton Oct 21.
The Saxon left for England Oct 1, with the following on passage home:
10/Hussars – Lieutenant the Hon. G Cole
17/Lancers – Captain Lord Beanclerk, Lieutenant B Gourand
18/Hussars – Major E C Haag, Captain J L Wood, Lieutenants E H Bayford, J H J McClintock
RA – Colonel A V Rochfort, Majors C R Buckle, R A Bright, G H W Nicholson, Captain A A Montgomery, Lieutenant R M Boger
Buffs – Captain R G Marriott, Lieutenant E B Chichester, 2/Lieutenants R G Maxwell, R S L Friend, J W Pickthall
Lincoln – 2/Lieutenant L P Reeves
Devonshire – Major J M Walter
H Light Infantry – Captain J L Bennett
Middlesex – Lieutenant Colonel R D Longe
Somerset Light Infantry – Lieutenant G A T Cox
Lancs. Fusiliers – Lieutenant J F F Tate
Gordon High. – 2/Lieutenants W E Murray, S R McClintock, J B Monteith
Leicester – Captain A H Wilkinson
ASC – Colonel W R Winter, Captain J A C Hamilton, Lieutenant C RE Jorgenson, Lieutenant & Quartermaster F K Full
Border Scouts – 2/Lieutenant E W Scudamore
S A Mounted Irregular Forces – Lieutenant J J McEnery
Colonial Def. Force. – Major J N Cameron
Civil Surgeons S Potter, J Allison, E J Tongue, E M J O’Farrell, P J O’Sullivan, E W F Dolman
Due Southampton Oct 18.
Send 11 Apr 00
London Times, 08 Oct 02 (Wednesday)
p8a The St Andrew left for England Oct 2, with the following on passage home:
2/Cheshire -- Lieutenant Colonel E R Graham, Captains W H Anderson, C G Porcher, A J L Dyer, C G E Hughes, C M Stephen, A Crookenden, Lieutenants M F Clarke, A FitzG Pamsay, Lieutenant & Quartermaster M Foley, and 366 men
2/The Buffs – Major G V Dauglish, Captains J Hasler, L C E Knight, C A Worthington, Lieutenants A E Cresswell, P S Harland, E C Norman, 2/Lieutenants L Fort, J Crookenden, R P Wedd, J V R Jackson and 530 men
1/Derbyshire – Lieutenant H B Dixon and 131 men
RAMC – Major W T Swan, Captain E P Hewitt
1/H Light Infantry – 57 men
Wiltshire – 26 men
South African Irregular Corps – 132 men
Due Southampton Oct 28.
The Ionian left Point Natal Oct 3 for Bombay with the following:
J/RHA – Captain B Vincent, Lieutenants T E P Pickham, O M Harris, A C Littledale(attached) and 156 men
3/Hussars – Lieutenant Colonel H C Oswald, Major W G Murray, Captains A M Tabor, H S Luverton, R R Henderson, Lieutenants G Landale, D C Gilroy, J Montgomery, J J Dobie, M Burge, H Leney, W R Tyldon-Wright, C E Mann, R J Coe, 2/Lieutenant J E Atkinson, Veterinary -Lieutenant C H Joleeiffe, 2 warrant officers and 491 men.
2/Black Watch – Major the Hon. H E Maxwell, Captains E S Dawes, J T C Murray, Bt. -Major A R Cameron, Lieutenants H C Laverton, the Hon. M A C Drummond, C W E Gordon, L P Evans, P A B Baillio-Hamilton, H Studley, 2/Lieutenants C R B Henderson, R M Robertson, P G B Henderson, 1 warrant officer and 720 men
RAMC – Major A T J Lilley, B Forde, Captains G G Delap, J H R Bond, J W Langstaffe
6/DG – Lieutenant Lloyd and 3 men
9/Lancers – Lieutenant E Abadie
Indian Native Forces – Veterinary -Lieutenants E S Giliett, R Porteous
2/N Staffs. – 2/Lieutenant F W A Wells and 43 men
3/RB – Lieutenant RE Solly-Flood
Celon Vols. – Lieutenant Beamish
1/Devon – Major J E I Masterson
Returning Boer Escourts:
2/R Scots – Captain R W Duncan
2/Shropshire Light Infantry – 2/Lieutenant P C J Johnson and 66 men
1/R Scots Fusiliers – Captain C H Jackson
Due Bombay Oct 19
The Nubia, from London, arrived Table Bay yesterday morning.
Cape Times Weekly Edition, 08 Oct 02
p23 Dateline London, Oct 7. The Ortona sailed for South Africa today with 900 cavalry and will call at Queenstown to embark 750 more.
London Times, 09 Oct 02 (Thursday)
p8a The Galeka arrived Southampton yesterday afternoon. The following were listed:
2/N Staffordshire – 13 officers and 436 men
2/GG – 11 officers and 309 men
21/RA – 55 men
42/RA – 48 men
53/RA – 57 men
The Ortona arrived at Queenstown 2 o’clock yesterday afternoon from Southampton for Cape Town. She will embark following for Cape Town :
16/Lancers – 2 officers and 188 men
3/DG – 3 officers and 145 men
8/Hussars – 2 officers and 200 men
14/Hussars – 1 officer and 199 men
Will leave for South Africa this afternoon.
The Aurania has left Bermuda for Cape Town with 1,025 Boers.
London Times, 10 Oct 02 (Friday)
p9a The Sicilia arrived Southampton yesterday with troops from South Africa.
The Dunera arrived Southampton Water last night and will land troops from South Africa this morning.
The Greek arrived bringing 20 officers and 501 men of 6/Worcester, 25 officers and 533 men 3/E Yorks. and some details.
The Orotava left St Helena Wednesday evening for Cape Town with 1,004 Boer prisoners.
The Ortona from Southampton, with troops for South Africa, left Queenstown yesterday afternoon after embarking 10 officers and 722 men of the 16/Lancers, 8 & 14 Hussars and DG
The Plassy, from Southampton, arrived at Cape Town yesterday afternoon.
The Norham Castle and the Simla left Cape Town yesterday.
p12c-f and p13a-c. Note Here: A report on the Remount Dept.
London Times, 11 Oct 02 (Saturday)
p10c The Staffordshire left Point Natal Oct 8 for Southampton via Aden(Oct 18), Port Said (Oct 24), Malta(Oct 27), Bermuda(Nov 12) & Southampton (Nov 26). The following were listed:
For Egypt: Reserve of Officers, Captain A Ducrot & 6 men, 6/RB
For Malta: 2/Yorks. Light Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel Whitaker, Captains Pease, Yate, Warden, Fox, Baker, Hickie and Taylor; Lieutenants Deeds, Simpson, & Keppell; 2/Lieutenants Halhed, Denison, Birdwood, Robinson, Falcon, & Hare; Hon. Major Judge, 1 warrant officer and 771 men, 5 women and children. 2/Gordon High. Captain Buckingham, 1/KRRC Lieutenant Dalby, 2/R Fusiliers 1 man, RA, 3 men.
For Bermuda: 2/R Warwick. Captains Johnston, Methuen, Ponsonby, Soltan-Symons; Lieutenants Costeker, Darville, Little, Fitzgerald, Bowley and 164 men
For England: Civil Surgeons Macdougall, Slane, & Ommanney; RAMC, 15 men
The Dunera arrived Southampton Thursday night and landed her troops yesterday morning.
p14d Note Here: LG Oct 10. 1DG - Captain H de C Eastwood is seconded for service as Adjutant and Assistant Instructor at the School of Instruction for Imperial Yeomanry.
London Times, 13 Oct 02 (Monday)
p7e The Sardinia arrived at Gibraltar yesterday from Cape Town with the following:
1/KRRC – for Malta
99/RGA – disembarked for Gibraltar
81. RGA – embarked Gibraltar for Malta
Cameron High. – embarked a draft at Gibraltar for Malta.
Left for Malta yesterday afternoon.
p8b The Kildonan Castle arrived Southampton Saturday with 649 troops. The following were listed:
1/R Dragoons – 12 officers and 611 men, Major R H Carr-Ellison in command.
Northamptonshire – 24 men
Imperial Yeomanry – Lieutenant Colonel G Kemp
RA – Lieutenant Colonel W Hanna
RAMC – Lieutenant Colonel G W Brazier-Creagh
? – Captain the Hon. A Hamilton Russell, Lieutenant Sir. R Gore.
The Rippington Grange, with troops, also arrived Southampton on Saturday
London Times, 14 Oct 02 (Tuesday) Nothing Noted
London Times, 15 Oct 02 (Wednesday)
p6b Note Here: L G Oct 14. , Memoranda. Captain H W Rattigan, the King’s Own Scottish Borderers, to have local rank of Major whilst employed as Staff Officer to the Inspector-General, King’s African Rifles.
p8a The Britannic left for England Oct 7 with the following on passage home:
68/RFA – Captain W E Clark, Lieutenants R C Williams, H W F Elan and 57 men
88/RFA – Captain D H Gill, Lieutenant J E Westgarth and 58 men
23/RE – Brevet Major H B Jones, Lieutenants C Mellor, G A P Brown and 67 men
42/RE – Captain A G T Cusins and 49 men
1/F T/RE – Captain C O C Bowen, Lieutenants J R White, H S May and 43 men
2/Tele/RE – Major J S Fowler, Lieutenant J P Moir and 133 men
1/Survey/RE – Lieutenant C N North and 16 men
2/Lancs. Fusiliers – Majors F Amber, C L Robinson, Brevet Major A J Allardyce, Captains H D Roffey, W E Sykes, C de Putron, E T Humphreys, A W Woodcock, Lieutenants I M Barrett, M R Hamilton, J L Swainson, J C Markes, C H Unwin, R S Allen, J H Christie, C Brand, R T G Stoker, R Luker, 2/Lieutenants D C P Cameron, J W Glencross, N A F Fenwick, O H North, Lieutenant & Quartermaster W W Ganly and 546 men
Staff – Colonel A W Morris
12/Lancers – Lieutenant Sir E Lacon
Imperial Yeomanry – Lieutenant E Spain
RA – Lieutenant Colonel E H Pickwood, Lieutenants L E Warren, R W S Burrill, W E Ironsides
RE – Lieutenant H O Mance
W Riding – 2/Lieutenant E C O Ross
Worcester – Captain J P Byrne
6/Lancs. Fus – Major L L R Samson
Irish Fusiliers – Captain C E Southey
Buffs – Captain H Findlay
Welsh – Captain W Rhodes
E Lancs. – Captain E R Collins, Lieutenants G Clayhill, P C H Goodwyn
D o C Light Infantry – Lieutenant C W D Lynch
Somerset Light Infantry – Lieutenant C H Little
Connuught Rangers – Lieutenant A L Keogh
S Wales Bord. – Lieutenants B W Collier, W O Prichard
Devon – Captain W T B Bartlett
ASC – Colonel J W Fall, Captain & Quartermaster G CB Salter
RAMC – Majors C E Faunce, C T Blackwell, Lieutenant J C Johnson
APD – Captain A W B Buckle
Victorian M I – Major W Dobbin
S A Mounted Irregular Forces – Lieutenants E H Chard, H Moss
Marshall’s Horse – Captain C H Mullins
Canadian Scouts – ex-Captain A McMillan
R Navy – Captains W L Grant, H Baynham
Civil Veterinary Surgeon H W Phelan
Nursing Sisters N C Haine, E P Powdrell, M J Robinson
Due Southampton Oct 28.
The Simla left for England Oct 8 with the followinginvalids:
Clare Militia Arty – Captain J A L Firmstone
RE – Captain W E Manser
Veterinary - Captain W B Wallis
Leinster – Lieutenant S H Dix
Derby – 2/Lieutenant H M Milward
Lancs. Fusiliers – Lieutenant T W T Isaac
Scots Fusiliers – 2/Lieutenant C Gebb
ASC – Lieutenant CB Walker
7/N Z Contingent – Captain H F Henry
Sick laying down, 123; sick convalescent, 295
Wounded laying down, 17; wounded convalescent, 11
With the following on passage home:
RA – Captain C W Jorr
RA (attached to Imperial Yeomanry ) – Captains L D Montressor, E W Spedding, H F Stopford, Lieutenants J D C Roberts, A M Duthie, G D Mann, J F Thorburn, E J W Carter
Connaught Rangers – Lieutenant J H G Buller
Welsh – Lieutenant G E Todd
Suffolk – Lieutenant R M Wilford
D o C Light Infantry – Lieutenant C L Smith
ASC – Captain G F Davies, Lieutenants P RE Baxter, J W Tindall, B H Fuller
RAMC – Lieutenant Colonel S CB Robinson, Major E A Burnside, Lts, T E Fielding, E G Ford, J V Roche, and 41 men
3/NSW Bush. – Lieutenant F A Fortescue
Johannesburg M R – Lieutenant A S Gibson
Malcom’s Scouts (Late) – Captain Sir J Malcom
Civil Surgeons O Tench, A Sharp, R Small, J C G McNab, W A C Usher
Nursing Sisters S E Oran, S C Snowdon, M R Marketpeace
Civil Nursing Sisters F H Anderson, N Ferreira
Due Southampton Oct 29
The Kinfauns Castle left for England Oct 8 with the following on passage home:
Staff – Colonel H H Burney
18/Hussars – Lieutenant G Webster
Remount Dept. Lieutenant W V Vincent
Imperial Yeomanry – Captains H S Steele, S B Clifford, Lieutenants A G Henderson, C W Slatter, A C Faulkner, J A E Drury-Lowe
RA – Major G F Herbert, Captain C C Barnes
Cheshire – Major A B Gosset
D o C Light Infantry – Major H B Walker
Scots G – 2/Lieutenants F R Harford, A C G Young
Connaught Rangers – Captain N F Murray
Black Watch – Lieutenants B C A Steuart, W Stewart, W Green, 2/Lieutenants K J Campbell, D Campbell, C A Dalglish
KRR – Lieutenant Colonel E W Herbert
Wilts. – Captain R H Steward
Leinster – Captain H G R Wakefield, 2/Lieutenants B C Riall, D Cameron
Middlesex – Captain R M Heath
Irish Fusiliers – Lieutenant B S Johnson
Manchester – Captain A G Sharp, Lieutenants C A Boone, A G Foorde, M C Fowke
Scots Fusiliers – Captain E I Gordon, Lieutenants C C Clifton, E A Beck
Dublin Fus – Lieutenants A Brodhurst-Hill, R G B Jeffreys
Irish Rifles – Lieutenants W J N Cooke-Collis, F A Stokes
RAMC – Major J H Curtis, Captain J Hennessy
S Aust. Infantry – Captain G G W Corrie-Cutlery, Lieutenant H E Lofts
Civil Surgeons J W Duffus, W M Henry, A E Chambers, G S Coghlan, H J Webb
Due Southampton Oct 25.
Cape Times Weekly Edition, 15 Oct 02 This paper missing.
London Times, 16 Oct 02 (Thursday)
p8b The Orissa left for England Oct 9, with the following on passage home:
6/Dragoons – Major E A Herbert, Captain J Harris, Lieutenants C E Amphlett, T G Gibson, S L Holland, 2/Lieutenant R B T Cliff, Lieutenant & Quartermaster J R Siddall and 250 men
1/RB – Lieutenant Colonel A E W Colville, Captains A S E Annesley, G P Sharp, E W Bell, Lieutenants W W Pitt-Taylor, G M Lindsay, the Hon. G Grosvenor, R Brand, R S Follett, W Forrester, 2/Lieutenants H B M Pryce, G E W Lane, Lieutenant & Quartermaster W Morrish and 363 men
RA – Captain G L H Howell and 14 men
RE – Colonel H E Rawson
R High. – Captains A H Marinden, J G Collins, 2/Lieutenants A E Stewart, C E Strahan, G M Richmond, N D Allen, A D C Krook, W T Kedse, and 28 men
Yorkshire Light Infantry – Lieutenant H Clutterbuck and 49 men
Manchester – Captain O Stewart-Wynne, 2/Lieutenants D C Marsh, H Ellershaw, G F Hastings
Durham Light Infantry – 2/Lieutenant E V Manger
Liverpool – Lieutenant C L Harford, 2/Lieutenant S E Morris and 20 men
W Yorks. – Lieutenant O H L Nicholson
Leicesters. – Lieutenant H M Travers
KRRC – Captain A E Cathcart, Lieutenant H C M Porter
RAMC – Majors C J Johnson, C W Reilly, Lieutenants T B Unwin, S M Adye-Curran and 14 men
AOD – Major W J Clarke
RMLI – Captain A R H Hutchison
Imperial L H – Major T H L Mackay
Reverend H Marriott
Civil Surgeons W T James, H Orford
Nursing Sisters A C Lindsay, M N Jephson, L O Dixon, K E King, A M A Turner, M Barton, K French, L A Clarke, E M King.
Shropshire Light Infantry – 38 men
Due Southampton 28 Oct
London Times, 17 Oct 02 (Friday)
p5e The Nubia left for England Oct 13, with the following invalids:
12 Lancers – Lieutenant W H Charlton
RA – Major B B Dodgson, Lieutenant Colonel H J Du Cane
RE – Major P R Burn-Murdoch
Sussex – Lieutenant F G Goring
Northampton – Lieutenant C R J Mowatt
York & Lancs. – Lieutenant E J Donaldson
RAMC – Lieutenant Colonel W C T Pool, Captain A R O’Flaharty
Imperial Yeomanry – Lieutenant C F H Scott
Nursing Sisters G E Chapman, E Timbrell, L W Tulloh
Sick laying down, 74; sick convalescent, 211 including 14 R N
Wounded laying down, 10; wounded convalescent, 14
With the following on passage home:
6/Dragoons – Lieutenant C F Wilkins and 64 men
RA – Captains J H Massey, W H Moore, Lieutenant R Marryatt
RE – Major G P Scholfield
Remount Dept. – Lieutenant C Hale
Imperial Yeomanry – Lieutenant C L Clark
W Surrey – Major R Dawson
Northampton – Lieutenant & Quartermaster W Fricker
L N Lancs. – 2/Lieutenant G C Morris
Munster Fusiliers – 2/Lieutenant G H Powell
ASC – 2/Lieutenant C H N Munn
R N – Sub-Lieutenant H E Jackson
RAMC – Majors T Daly, C J W Tatham, Captain E H Condonn, Lieutenants F A Stephens, H E Weston, H B Fawcus, A J Knowlton, and 32 men
Border Scouts – Captain M S H Montagu
Reverend B G O’Rorke
Civil Veterinary Surgeons K Barker, J J McGrath, J R Wardrop
Nursing Sisters A G Wason, A M Harrison, A F Clarke, M Hilson, J McCotter
APO – 40 men
Due Southampton Nov 2.
The Pinemore arrived Southampton yesterday with troops.
Note Here: Lieutenant the Hon. C H S Monck, 2/CG arrived home at Enniskerry.
p9b The Sardinia arrived at Malta from Gibraltar and landed the 1/King’s Royal Rifles from the Cape and 3 companies R G A from Gibraltar. She will leave today for Gibraltar with 1/Lancs. Fusiliers for Gibraltar and some troops for Southampton.
London Times, 18 Oct 02 (Saturday)
p9d The Syria left Port Natal Oct 15, for Bombay with the following:
7/RFA, Captain Hewitson, Lieutenant Longstaff, 1 warant officer and 218 men
14/RFA – Major Heath, Lieutenants Mellor, Rawlins and 188 men
66/RFA – Major Glanville, Captain Pottinger, Lieutenant Thornton and 216 men
63/RFA – Captain Robertson, Lieutenant Rhodes, 2/Lieutenant Congreve, 1 warrant officer and 84 men
64/RFA – Captain Forman, Lieutenant Parkin, 2/Lieutenant Blake and 85 men
73/RFA – Major Cardew, Lieutenant Gosse and 82 men
1/Warwick – Captain Bloomfield, Lieutenants Truell, Baxwell, 2/Lieutenant Gordon and 168 men
RAMC – Major Poole, Captains Barrow, Falkner, Elsner, Lieutenants F M Parry, Swafford and 3 men
Nursing Sister Goldsmith
Veterinary Dept. – Lieutenants Glosse, Nicoll, Aitkin
6/DG – Lieutenant Swift and 3 men
RGA – Lieutenant F A Finnis
2/Northamptonshire – Lieutenant F F Williams
1/Derby – 2/Lieutenant Slater
RFA – Lieutenant A M Urquhart
1/Welsh – Captain Hoggan
Due Bombay Oct 29.
The Manchester Merchant arrived Southampton yesterday morning with troops from the Cape.
London Times, 20 Oct 02 (Monday)
p8c The German arrived at Southampton yesterday morning with troops from the Cape.
London Times, 21 Oct 02 (Tuesday) Nothing Noted
London Times, 22 Oct 02 (Wednesday)
p9a The Orient left for England Oct 15 with the following invalids:
E Surrey – Lieutenant P B Stafford, 2/Lieutenant G O Farrington
Leinster – 2/Lieutenant H P Massey
Sick convalescent, 28
With the following on passage home:
2/Munster Fusiliers – Lieutenant Colonel A H B Clough, Major G S Ormond, Captains F A D O Goddard, V G W Rickard, F E E Henderson, C A Knapp, E P Thompson, Lieutenants C R Rawlinson, K D B Murray, T B S Cahill, 2/Lieutenants W McC Crosbie, T T Stubbs, D de C C McGillycuddy, A Cochrane, Lieutenant & Quartermaster H T Trimby and 445 men
6/Dragoons – Captain H C Higgin, Lieutenant F B Nixon, 2/Lieutenant H M Appleton and 135 men
35/Imperial Yeomanry – Lieutenant H R Selfe and 109 men
36/Imperial Yeomanry – Lieutenant H R Glen and 68 men
34/Imperial Yeomanry – 56 men
W Yorks. – Lieutenant Colonel W Fry, Lieutenant & Quartermaster W A Roberts
Cheshire – Captain W A Clifford
Yorkshire Light Infantry – Major W R J Ellis
Liverpool – Captains H C Potter, V T Bailey, Lieutenants P W Macfie, E L Paine
R Lancaster – Lieutenant A L E Meredith
W Surrey – Captain C E Wilson
7/DG – Lieutenant C A Shaw
Middlesex – Lieutenants H M Meyler, W A Odling, C M Watney
E Surrey – Lieutenant W Appleyard
D oC Light Infantry – Lieutenant F H S Randall
E Yorks. – Major H A Richardson, Captains W H Young, B W Bogle
KRRC – Captain L A Price-Davies
RA – Captains N de B Miller, H S Wilson
Manchester – Lieutenant H Knox
Welsh Fusiliers – 2/Lieutenant C D Evans
Worcester – 2/Lieutenant W F O Faviel
Imperial Military Railways – Lieutenant T C Fitzherbert
RAMC – Majors A J Wilson, S Duncan, Captain W E Hardy, Lieutenants E F le Strange, H M Morton
ASC – Lieutenants H S Lawson, W Elliott and 22 men
Loch’s Horse – Captain R R Kennedy
Reverends J Stuart, J L Finlay
Civil Surgeons McCandles, C Brierly, J F Allen, A Denshaw, A C Balfour
Nursing Sisters K Beaufoy, J E Phillips, L F Bristow, H A Matchett
Due Queenstown Nov 6, Southampton Nov 8.
The Norman left for England Oct 15 with the following on passage home:
RA – Captain R Geoghegan, Lieutenant J A Ballard
RE – Lieutenant F E Harward
Remount Dept. – Lieutenant Colonel B G Booth, Lieutenant A N Haywood
Warwick – Major G K Cockerill
Innis. Fusiliers – Major R M Foot
H Light Infantry – Captain H T C Singleton
Leinster – Lieutenant H W Gaye
RAMC – Major T G Lavie, Captain J H Farmer
AOD – Major J H Hale
APD – Colonel G H Moore-Lane
Imperial Yeomanry – Captain P L Stutfield, Lieutenants T Williams, H C Hasket-Smith
Civil Veterinary Surgeon H A Hazell
Civil Surgeon H A E Noble
Nursing Sisters A Beith, M R McDowell
South African Irregular Corps – 98 men
Due Southampton Nov 1.
The City of Vienna arrived at Southampton yesterday morning with over 1,000 troops. They included:
5/Lancers – 14 officers and 336 men
13/Hussars – 14 officers and 542 men
Berkshire – 53 men
RAMC – 90 men
Cape Times Weekly Edition, 22 Oct 02
p26 The Scot arrived here yesterday with the following named military passengers: Staff Sergeant Emslie.
The Dunvegan Castle sails today for England with the following named military passengers: Colonel Connolly, Lieutenant Colonel H Jackson, Captain J J Richardson, Capt and Mrs. Bruno, Lieutenants J Holford, F Maclean, Martin.
London Times, 23 Oct 02 (Thursday)
p3a Dateline St Helena, Oct 22. The Golconda left here for South Africa last night taking 827 prisoners.
p5b The Salmis arrived at Southampton yesterday morning with the following:
1/Gordon High. – 20 officers and 358 men
2/R Fusiliers – 17 officers and 343 men
The Dilwara arrived at Southampton yesterday morning with over 800 Imperial Yeomanry
p6a Note Here: Summary of Somaliland Operations, Colonel Manning & Major Rattigan.
London Times, 24 Oct 02 (Friday)
p9a Note Here: Summary of Somaliland Operations, Colonel Manning & Major Rattigan.
The Assaye left Cape Town for Bombay yesterday with the 1/Durham Light Infantry
London Times, 25 Oct 02 (Saturday)
p8c Note Here: DSO Captain G P T Feilding. CG
London Times, 27 Oct 02 (Monday)
p14d The Malta arrived Southampton last night, from the Cape, and will disembark troops this morning.
The Plassy and Montrose left Durban for Bombay on Saturday with 1,200 and 600 troops respectively.
Send 19 Apr 00
London Times, 28 Oct 02 (Tuesday)
p9b The Michigan arrived Southampton yesterday with the following:
2/Manchester – 10 officers and 334 men (Private Scott, V C )
1/Black Watch – 9 officers and 623 men
2/SG – 9 officers and 455 men
Mentioned by name were:
Lieutenant Colonel G J Cuthbert
Captain the Hon. A J Fraser
The St Andrew arrived Southampton yesterday with upwards 1,000 troops.
The Englishman, from South Africa, arrived Queenstown and disembarked 5 officers and 351 men of the 1/Leinster Regiment, and 1 officer and 61 men of the 39/RFA She will leave this morning for Southampton.
London Times, 29 Oct 02 (Wednesday)
p9c The Britannic, with troops from South Africa, arrived Southampton yesterday morning.
Cape Times Weekly Edition, 29 Oct 02
p2 Dateline Durban, Oct 24. The Plassy with 1,200 troops and the Montrose with 600 troops have sailed for India.
Dateline Durban, Oct 23. About 700 troops shipped by the Plassey, and about 1,000 Boer ex-prisoners arrived by the Orotava
p25 Dateline London, Oct 23. The Golconda has left St Helena for South Africa with 827 Boer ex-prisoners on board.
Dateline London, Oct 27. The Michigan arrived at Southampton this afternoon with the 2/Scots Guards on board.
London Times, 30 Oct 02 (Thursday)
p12d The Dunvegan Castle left for England Oct 22, with the following on passage home:
RA – Lieutenant Colonel W H Connelly
RE – Lieutenant Colonel H M Jackson
2/Essex – Major L R Carleton
Manchester – Lieutenants C Martin, W K Evans
1/R Sussex – Lieutenant J C W Anderson
3/Welsh – Captain J W Aldridge
1/Welsh – Lieutenant E R Udal
2/W Surrey – Bt. Major G G Whiffin
2/Leinster – Lieutenant N G Burnand
3/Norfolk – Lieutenant H de M Rose
2/Seaforth High. – Lieutenant G Anstruther
2/D o C Light Infantry – Captain CB Woodham
3/Gloucester – Lieutenant H N Vinen
5/Innis. Fusiliers – Lieutenant P L Rivis
1/L N Lancs. – Lieutenant J McG Greig
Lancs. Fusiliers – Captain W B Pearson
APO – Lieutenant H F McClintock
APD – Major L Dorling, Captain E E Bruno
ASC – Lieutenant R H Cuthill, H F P Percival, lt. & Quartermaster W Cosgrave
Res. of Officers – Major P Dalton
RAMC – Captain H A Hinge, Lieutenants H E Howley, F E Robinson, H Richardson, A J W Wells, J H Barbour, Lieutenant & Quartermaster A Finley and 38 men
Civil Surgeons E C Masser Hethcote, R P McDonnell
Nursing Sisters B F Whyte, A E Howard, C Condell, E C Lloyd.
Due Southampton Nov 8.
The Orotava left Durban for Bombay, Oct 25, with the following:
1/York & Lancs. – Lieutenant Colonel Wallerstein, Majors Byass, Halford, Captain Haines, Lieutenants Wedgwood, Blunt, Pratt, Birch, 2/Lieutenants Williams, Riddell, Macpherson, Biscoe, Dale, 1 warrant officer and 186 men
1/S Staffs. – 2/Lieutenant Manners and 44 men
2/A & S High. – Lieutenant Muir and 90 men
1/S Wales Bord. – 87 men
2/Welsh Fusiliers – 2/Lieutenant Phillips and 80 men
2/ Seaforth High. – Captain Graeme and 54 men
3/Hussars – Lieutenant Seymour and 3 men
12/Lancers – 11 men
RAMC – Major J S Green, Captain T Lineham, Lieutenants F S Irvine, Adze Curran, Benett and 6 men
Civil Surgeons Horsefall, Arnold
1/Munster Fusiliers – Captain Hutchinson
Veterinary Dept. – Lieutenant A Williams
2/Cameronians – 4 men
2/Border – 3 men
Due Bombay Nov 10.
The Orissa arrived at Southampton yesterday morning with the following:
6/Dragoons – 7 officers and 250 men
1/RB – 13 officers and 363 men
The Englishman left Queenstown at 2 0'clock yesterday afternoon for Southampton where she will disembark 7 officers and 500 men of the 18/Hussars, the 5/RFA and Details
London Times, 31 Oct 02 (Friday)
p5c The Simla arrived at Southampton yesterday with nearly 500 troops from South Africa.