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Border Regiment in South Africa, 1899-1902

Border Regiment in South Africa, 1899-1902

from photographs by officers of the Regiment.

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Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Border Regiment.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination24 leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18772617M

    He served in the South African War, , employed as Supply Officer, Rhodesian Regiment October to May ; with the Rhodesian Field Force, May to October , and with the South African Constabulary, October to May ; was present in operations in the Transvaal,   From Octo , until , the Second Boer War (also known as the South African War and the Anglo-Boer War) was fought in South Africa between the British and the Boers (Dutch settlers in southern Africa).The Boers had founded two independent South African republics (the Orange Free State and the South African Republic) and had a long history of distrust .

    For service throughout the campaign The Welsh Regiment was awarded the Battle Honours of Relief of Kinberley, Paardeburg as well as the theatre Honour South Africa '. One historian has commented about this period: Despite the jingoism and victory .   During the Crimean War the regiment fought at Alma, Inkerman, Sevastopol, before also seeing action at Abyssinia, South Africa , the Relief of Ladysmith, and South Africa The regiment also saw colonial service in Australia from until , being stationed variously at Tasmania, Sydney, Victoria South Australia, and the Swan.

    Inscription: a) Slate Plaque in Marble Framing on South Pillar at Chapel Entrance THIS CHAPEL/COMMEMORATES/ALL RANKS WHO DIED/WHILE SERVING WITH/THE BORDER REGIMENT b) Slate Plaque on floor at centre point of Communion Rails This/Memorial Chapel/of/THE BORDER REGIMENT/was dedicated/by/CYRIL, ARCHBISHOP OF YORK/4 November c) Battle Honours on Chapel Arcading South . Border Regiment during the Boer War More information about Border Regiment. Formed: Disbanded: The Border Regiment was officially formed in when the 34th and 55th Regiments of Foot were amalgamated as part of the Childers Reforms.


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About this Book Catalog Record Details. The Border regiment in South Africa, From photos. View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain in the United States, Google-digitized. Book Excerpt somewhat delayed by an attack of anthrax, a brigade division of artillery, the 1st Border regiment and the 2nd Border Regiment in South Africa Rifle Brigade, were landed in South Africa before the actual outbreak of war.

Including 2, local troops, the British force in Natal was thus raised to 15, men of all ranks. Photocopy of typescript transcript of the diary of Pte Harry Phipps, 1st Bn Border Regiment, 18 Aug to 7 Jun ; associated with the Battle of Colenso and the Siege of Ladysmith, Boer War ().

The battalion was now under General Cunningham, and with him was engaged against Delarey at Middlefontein, 23rd to 25th Januarywhen the Border Regiment had 6 killed and 15 wounded. The battalion continued to operate in the South-West Transvaal. In April they were detailed to guard the Klerksdorp-Krugersdorp Railway.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Our Regiments in South Africa, Their Record. Sent to South Africa before the outbreak of the war, (arrived on the eve of or just after the commencement, of hostilities.): The Army Corps (despatched Oct.-Nov.

): Ordered out, 31 October Ordered out, 11 November (Fifth Division): Ordered out, 4 December (Sixth Division): Ordered out, 14 December (Seventh Division). South African War, -- Personal narratives (lcsh) South African War, -- Sources (lcsh) History -- Kimberley (South Africa) -- Siege, (lcsh) History -- Ladysmith (South Africa) -- Siege, (lcsh) (Boer) War.

Captain Probyn served in the British 1st Battalion Border Regiment under General Sir. The Border Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, which was formed in under the Childers Reforms by the amalgamation of the 34th (Cumberland) Regiment of Foot and the 55th (Westmorland) Regiment of Foot.

After service in the Second Boer War, followed by both World War I and World War II, the regiment was amalgamated with the King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster). Border War. The regiment served in the South African Border War from toand was also involved from until in Internal Operations.

[clarification needed] The regiment was affiliated with 84 Motorised Brigade, part of 8th Armoured Division. Post The Black Angel The Volunteers of the Border Regiment in the Boer War.

Bardgett, Colin. Signed by Author(s) 1st Edition. History of the War in South Africa - Text Volume III (3) Maurice F. & Grant M. Barbarossa Books Ltd. (IOBA) items.

Anglo-Boer War. Quagga Books. 47 items. Afrikaans Children's Books. Kimberley Besieged. Prior to the outbreak of war with the Boer republics of the Transvaal and Orange Free State, 1 st Loyal North Lancashire Regiment was at Cape Town, part of the small peacetime garrison of Cape Colony.

On 18 September one wing (half) of the Battalion was despatched north to defend the diamond town of Kimberley, vulnerably situated on the border with the Orange Free State. se departure from India was somewhat delayed by an attack of anthrax, a brigade division of artillery, the 1st Border regiment and the 2nd battalion Rifle Brigade, were landed in South Africa before the actual outbreak of war.

Including 2, local troops, the British force in. Winning Battle Honours and awards for bravery, the Kimberley Regiment also suffered more casualties than any other South African regiment in the campaign.

Border War. Kimberley Regiment was the first to become officially bilingual (English and Afrikaans) in South Africa, in It was later, inthe first South African Regiment to apply. Prince Alfred's Guard (Chief Maqoma Regiment) (PAG) is an infantry regiment of the South African a reserve unit, it has a status roughly equivalent to that of a British Army Reserve or United States Army National Guard unit.

The Regiment is located in the city of Port Elizabeth. The Border Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, which was formed in under the Childers Reforms by the amalgamation of the 34th Inkerman, Sevastopol, Lucknow, Relief of Ladysmith, South Africa –, Afghanistan ; First World War.

Ypres The regiment saw service in France fromwhile the 1st battalion was at Gallipoli the following year. Insix of the regiment’s battalions took part in the battle of the Somme.

And Inthe regiment fought in the battle of Arras, at Bullecourt, and at the Battle of Messines. George Teasdale, a 22 year old coal miner from Aspatria was, like Spark, serving in the 1st Volunteer Battalion Border Regiment on the outbreak of the Anglo Boer War and had short service in the Army actually in South Africa with the Border Regiments own Active Service Volunteer Company from the 4th of March until the 29th of April South Africa's "Border War" during to (when it fought in South-West Africa, Angola and Zambia).

Under the SANDF post and Peacekeeping. In order to keep pace with the changing political climate in South Africa, the regiment was renamed the Buffalo Volunteer Rifles in   NAMED TO COR.T SWALES.1ST BORDER REGT, FROM CARLISLE CUMBERLAND, KILLED IN ACTION, KIMBERLEY SOUTH AFRICA 14/5/ The Regiment took part in the German South-West Africa Campaign as the 5th Mounted Rifles as part of South Africa's contribution to World War I, where the battle honour Gibeon was won by the 2nd ILH.

Individual members served in the German East Africa campaign, in Egypt, Palestine and France. amalgamated with The Border Regiment to form The King's Own Royal Border Regiment: South AfricaDefence of Habbaniya, Falluja, IraqMerjayun, Jebel Mazar, SyriaTobrukTobruk Sortie, North AfricaMontone, Citta di .He was commissioned into the Border Regiment on the 21 January and promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in January He posted to South Africa with the 1st Battalion and took part in the operations in the Orange Free State, Transvaal and east of Pretoria.

() Medals and awards.After having been in South Africa for only two months, information was received from the War Office on Saturday by Mrs. Butterworth, of 43, Parliament-street, Burnley, that her son, Pte.

Robert Butterworth (5,), of the 1st Border Regiment had died on the 29th ult. from enteric fever at Pretoria.