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Boer War Bits and Pieces
date: approx March or early April 1900
source: Newspaper clipping with bits missing, unfinished data or sentence indicated by
*

     * number over 3,000, and does not * (to Colonel Plumer's force,* have been indicated only in * established by the names or numbers * and men or the regiment to *.  The list of missing, which * eased during the last fortnight, * being accounted for as Lord *, includes a large number of * men not tabulated under the * colonial Contingents have lost * about 260 officers and men, * in the missing list.

OFFICERS K= killed
W= wounded
M= missing
MEN
K W M   K W M
6
0
0
1
3
0
0
0
0
3
2
6
3
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
2
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
3
20
1
1
2
10
1
1
2
0
1
1
36
6
0
0
0
1
0
2
1
1
4
8
4
3
1
3
1
0
1
3
5
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
1
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
  0
0
0
0
2
3
0
1
1
7
10
48
17
3
2
0
1
2
3
0
7
10
5
6
9
1
5
1
2
11
4
2
0
0
0
0
5
13
0
0
2
30
75
278
38
2
8
4
11
5
9
1
12
28
14
53
49
20
31
10
0
33
14
16
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
4
0
139
4
5
4
1
2
7
3
0
0
13
0
6
1
2
2
0
18
89
0
0
Irish Corps    
3
1
1
6
7
0
0
0
11
9
0
12
18
0
11
1
17
1
0
6
1
0
2
0
  41
17
0
75
90
1
43
0
168
74
9
344
243
0
216
0
512
301
6
161
30
2
31
0
Irish losses 2,471
Welsh Corps.
   
3
2
0
10
2
0
2
0
0
  34
8
6
161
56
16
19
1
27
Welsh losses 347
Scotch Corps.
   
10
8
10
3
3
4
3
0
1
15
13
18
15
7
8
6
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
  88
94
51
72
13
41
34
0
2
267
258
170
208
74
104
98
7
34
93
23
4
3
6
3
41
0
2
Scotch losses 1,923
Yorkshire Corps.
   
1
4
2
1
1
2
2
0
5
11
6
9
6
5
10
4
0
6
0
0
0
0
1
0
  28
25
15
45
19
31
24
13
166
88
137
120
100
134
170
124
1
331
4
0
5
0
10
0
Yorkshire losses 836
Surrey Corps.
   
0
1
5
2
2
0
1
1
3
1
3
6
7
0
9
13
0
0
3
1
0
0
0
0
  3
2
33
30
22
2
19
28
16
4
34
114
74
0
186
248
4
0
93
17
7
0
3
2
Surrey losses 510
Hampshire Regiments
   
19
4
20
23
1
0
  94
63
371
264
78
13
Hampshire losses 961    

* Irish regiment is affected.  Second-Lieutenant P. F. Brassey, 9th Lancers, previously reporter wounded in the engagement neat Kimberley on the 14th and 16 February, was killed.  The Admiralty reports that Able Seaman John Hill, of H.M.S. Barrosa, died from enteric at Kimberley on 14th inst.
     Lord Roberts, telegraphing from Bloemfontein on Saturday, said, "All the wounded here are doing well."
     The following officers were discharged from hospital to duty for the week ending March 18th:  Staff -- Major-General H. A. Macdonald.  6th Dragoons-- Lieutenant C. F. Dixon Johnson.  Royal Field Artillery -- Captain G. Lewis, Major H. A. D. Curtis.  Royal Garrison Artillery -- Major R. C. Foster.  Remounts -- Captain J. D. Barry.  3rd Grenadier Guards -- Captain G. C. W. Henage.  2nd Norfolk Regiment -- Captain W. C. Tonge.  2nd Lincoln Regiment -- Captain J. J. Howley.  1st Yorks Regiment -- Lieutenant M. E. T. Gunthorpe.  2nd Gloster Regiment -- Lieutenant-Colonel R. F. Lindsell.  2nd Worcester Regiment - Second-Lieutenant U. R. Carr and Lieutenant M. Fitz H. Ruxton.  1st West Riding Regiment -- Lieutenant H. J. L. Oakes.  1st Welsh Regiment -- Lieutenant F. H. Howe.  3rd Welsh Regiment -- Second-Lieutenant E. R. Udal.  3rd Oxford Light Infantry -- Lieutenant R. M. Logan.  1st Derby Regiment -- Lieutenant B. F. Burnett Hitchcock.  1st Loyal North Lancashire Regiment -- Second-Lieutenant L. K. D'Arcy.  2nd Northampton Regiment -- Lieutenant C. W. Barton.  9th King's Royal Rifle Corps -- Captain J. C. O. Aldworth.  Army Veterinary Department -- Veterinary Captain J. Cooper.  Royal Army Medical Corps. -- Quartermaster and Honorary Lieutenant S. Duffield.  Canadian Infantry -- Lieutenant R. B. Willis and Captain A. C. Bell (Scots Guards).  City Imperial Volunteers -- Captain C. H. W. Wilson.  Imperial Yeomanry -- Lieutenant W. F. McDonnell.  Civil surgeons Smith and Saunders.
       The General of Communications at Capetown reports that the sick and wounded generally are doing well.  Many, however, are seriously ill, including Corporal J. Oliver, 2nd Royal Irish Rifles.

TROOPS AND TRANSPORTS

     The 6th Company Royal Artillery, stationed at Dover, has been ordered to embark for South Africa on the 31st inst.  On Saturday last the transport Umbria, with 99 officers, and upwards of 1,600 men of various artillery militia companies, sailed for South Africa from Southampton.  From the same port the transport America conveyed 5 officers, 153 men, and 274 horses for South Africa; while the Briton, on the ordinary mail voyage, carried 38 officers and 28 warrant officers and over 1,400 men of various drafts, besides 71 nursing sisters.
     After being delayed at Southampton nearly a fortnight Lord Lovat's Scouts proceeded to South Africa yesterday in the chartered transport Glengyle.  The same vessel also took out drafts of artillery and details for Capetown and detachments of the Army Service Corps. *