Was, along with the 13th and 67th, at Talana Hill, 20th October 1899 (see 13th Battery and 1st Leicestershire Regiment), and at Lombard's Kop, 30th October 1899 (see 1st Liverpool), when, along with the 21st, they were sent to support General French.  On that occasion their services were most valuable.  Major Wing was mentioned in General White's despatches of 2nd December 1899 and 23rd March 1900, and 1 non-commissioned officer in the latter despatch.  The battery moved north with General Buller to Volksrust, and was present at the turning of Laing's Nek.  In General Buller's final despatch Major Wing was most highly praised and another officer was mentioned.  In Lord Roberts' despatch of 10th October 1900, para 27, the 13th and 69th were said to have distinguished themselves at Amersfoort.  In 1901 the battery was employed in the south-east of the Transvaal, and a section was present with Major Gough when his force was cut up and the two guns were captured, 17th September 1901.  Two guns were at Fort Itala, Zululand, when that place was attacked on 26th September (see 2nd Royal Lancaster).  On that occasion the section lost 1 officer and 4 men wounded.  Five non-commissioned officers and men gained mention for conspicuous gallantry: of these, Driver Bradley gained the VC for rushing out and carrying in a wounded man, then volunteering to take ammunition to a post up the hill; the 4 others were awarded the distinguished conduct medal.  The battery sailed for India in November 1901.

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AbelF GSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls
AdamsASource: QSA and KSA medal rolls
AdamsJ14909GunnerQSA (6)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Talana from the Talana book
AdamsJ14909GunnerMissing. Blood River Poort, 17 September 1901
Rejoined
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
AdamsJSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls
AdamsonSSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls
AllanJSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls
AllenGSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls
AllenGeorge29565DriverQSA (5)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Talana from the Talana book

Born in 1880 in Stafford. Service papers exist.
AllenRSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls
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