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BOER WAR

THOMAS ARNULL

THOMAS ARNULL

    Born: 1866, All Saint’s, Newmarket, Cambridgeshire. Died: 6th January 1900; age 34; Died of Wounds at Colesberg, Northern Cape, South Africa. Residence: Fern Villa, Park Lane, Newmarket.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 2209. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony.   CENSUS   1871   Park Lane, […]

ARTHUR ARBON

ARTHUR ARBON

    Born: 1873, Stanton, Suffolk. Died: 20th September 1900; age: 27; Died of an Aneurysm, at Kroonstad, Free State, South Africa. Wounded on the 6th January 1900, at Suffolk Hill, Rensburg, near Colesberg. Residence: Great Livermere, Suffolk.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 2725. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasps […]

WILLIAM ANDSLEY

WILLIAM ANDSLEY

  Died: 6th January 1900; KiA at Suffolk Hill, Rensburg, near Colesberg, Northern Cape, South Africa. Residence: Bermondsey, Surrey.   Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 4794. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasp Awarded: Cape Colony. One of the notable Battles with a large loss of Suffolk life was the “Battle […]

FRANK STANLEY ANDREWS

FRANK STANLEY ANDREWS

  Born: 1878, Thorpe, Essex. Died: 10th December 1900; Age: 22; Died of Dysentery, at Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. Residence: ‘Chase’ Kingswood, Bristol, Gloucestershire.   Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 2509. Regiment: 48th North Somerset Company, 7th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry, South Africa Field Force. One of the body guard to Lord Roberts.   Clasps Awarded: Johannesburg, […]

FREDERICK ALLUM

FREDERICK ALLUM

  Born: 1880, Stradbroke, Suffolk. Died: 20th July 1901; age 21; Died of Enteric Fever – 33 days, at Naauwpoort, Ditsobotla, North West, South Africa. On the 27th June 1901, a letter was sent to Frederick’s family notifying that he was dangerously ill of ‘Enteric Fever’ at Naauwpoort on 25th June 1901. Mr. D. Allum […]

The Suffolk Regiment during the Boer War

The Suffolk Regiment during the Boer War

First Boer war 16 December 1880 – 23 March 1881 Second Boer War 11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902 — Suffolk Regiments, 1st Battalion, movements and actions: Suffolk Regiment arrived at Cape Town in November 1899. The Heights at Colesberg, “Suffolk Hill” 5th/6th January 1900. The hill was originally called Red or Grassy Hill. […]

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