Borough of Rossendale: Veterans of the Second South African War (1899-1902) who served in the Great War

Borough of Rossendale: Veterans of the Second South African War (1899-1902) who served in the Great War

Veterans of the Second South African War (1899-1902) from the former Boroughs of Bacup, Rawtenstall and Haslingden who served in the Great War. NOTES: 1. Rossendale Free Press 28 Nov 1914. Sgt John Kelly has leg amputated. "home is in (24) Alma Cottages, Cloughfold and was formerly a well known member of Rawtenstall Cricket Club and as a fast bowler and smart fielder greatly assisted the team in the year they carried off the Lancashire League Cup." Continues saw "active service in South African War" Born 1878 in Ewood Bridge. Wife Sarah.

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    Born 1868

    Died 1918

    British Army 102227 Private Royal Army Medical Corps

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    Born 1875

    British Army 1319 Private Coldstream Guards

    British Army 22531 Private East Lancashire Regiment 3rd Battalion

    British Army 261656 Private Labour Corps

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    Born 1874

    Died 1914

    British Army 6668 Private East Lancashire Regiment 1st Battalion

    British Army 6668 Private East Lancashire Regiment 1st Battalion

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    Born 1878

    Died 1917

    British Army 32922 Corporal Lincolnshire Regiment

    British Army 6723 Private Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 10th Battalion

    British Army Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment)

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    Born 1880

    Died 1916

    British Army 43076 Gunner Royal Garrison Artillery

    British Army 28343 Private Cheshire Regiment 9th Battalion

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    Born 1877

    Died 1915

    British Army 7239 Private East Lancashire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Edward Graham

    British Army 26832 Warrant Officer Class 2 Royal Army Medical Corps

  • Profile picture for James Whittam

    Born 1883

    Died 1915

    British Army 6888 Private Border Regiment 2nd Battalion

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    Died 1915

    British Army 6714 Private East Lancashire Regiment

    British Army 6714 Lance Corporal East Lancashire Regiment 2nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Henry Carter

    Born 1871

    Died 1918

    British Army 2968 Sergeant Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd Battalion

    British Army 5054 Colour Serjeant 9th Lancashire Fusiliers 9th Battalion

    British Army Second Lieutenant Labour Corps 111 Labour Company

  • Profile picture for William Robert Schofield

    Born 1872

    Died 1915

    British Army 5028 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for George Caygill.

    Born 1882

    Died 1918

    British Army 292150 Serjeant Royal Garrison Artillery

    British Army 181 Royal Garrison Artillery 133rd (Co. Palatine) Heavy Battery

    British Army 292150 Battery Serjeant Major Royal Garrison Artillery 133rd Heavy Battery