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 New South Wales supplied the following contingents:

Contingent

Officers

Men

Arrived in SA

Left SA

NSW Lancers

8

162

Nov 1899

Jan 1901

1st Contingent

6

80

Nov 1899

Dec 1900

2nd Contingent

9

85

Feb 1900

Dec 1900

3rd Contingent

5

48

Apr 1901

May 1902

4th Contingent

8

102

Mar 1902

Jul 1902

A squadron NSW Mounted Rifles

4

125

Nov 1899

Jan 1901

E squadron NSW Mounted Rifles

4

121

Dec 1899

Jan 1901

1st Australian Horse

7

134

Dec 99 Feb 00

Mar 1901

A Battery Royal Australian Artillery

7

213

Feb 00 Apr 00

Aug 1901

1st Contingent NSW Mounted Rifles

20

385

Feb 1900

Aug 1901

NSW Citizen's Bushmen

30

495

Apr 1900

May 1901

NSW Imperial Bushmen

40

722

May 1900

Jun 1901

2nd Contingent NSW Mounted Rifles

33

675

Apr 1901

May 1902

3rd Contingent NSW Mounted Rifles

37

989

Apr 1901

May 1902

3rd Contingent NSW Imperial Bushmen

13

479

May 1901

Jul 1902

1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse

21

354

Mar 1902

Jul 1902

3rd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse

19

352

Apr 1902

Jul 1902

5th Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse

22

462

Jun 1902

Jul 1902

Total

293

5,977

 

 

Click on the icon to read the account of these contingents from Lt Col P L Murray's 1911 'Official Records of the Australian Military Contingents to the War in South Africa' pdficon_large

The Honours and Awards gained by the New South Wales Contingents were:

Captain N R Howse, of the New South Wales Medical Staff Corps, won the Victoria Cross on 24th July 1900.

Surname: 
Forename/inits: 
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Rank: 
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(694 Records)

 Surname   Forename/inits   Regimental no   Rank   Notes 
AbbottA B480TrooperSlightly wounded. Cypherfontein, 16 February 1901
Bushmen
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
AbbottJohn Henry Macartney1062TrooperSource: OZ-Boer database
AberlineA M1125TrooperWounded. Riet Kuil, 28 September 1900
Died 4 October. Bushmen
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
AbrahamsW15PrivateKilled in action. Driefontein, 10 March 1900
MI
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
AhrensS653PrivateDied of disease. Middelburg, Tr, 19 November 1901
Mounted Rifles
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
AireyC FLieutenantWounded. Bethal, 11 December 1901
Mounted Rifles
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
AireyH P Lieutenant ColonelList of CMG recipients. Various sources
AlexanderW1526PrivatePrisoner. Zand River, 31 August 1901
Released. Mounted Rifles
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
AlickJohn1063TrooperSource: OZ-Boer database
Allen10CorporalWounded. Spytfontein, 6 April 1900
MI
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
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