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  • Steve Hayes
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      Subject: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Rhodesian Rebellion 1896/7 - Mashonaland Casualties
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      The London Gazette Issue 26954 published on the 5 April 1898. Pages 2203 to
      2208. http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/search-by-number

      N.B.-these lists refer only to Mashonaland and do not include casualties in
      Matabeleland.

      List of Casualties (White Men) During the Mashonaland Rising

      Summary of Casualties to the 31st December, 1897:-

      List of Persons Reported Murdered or Missing.
      Note. - In the following list of murdered and missing no hope is entertained
      for any of those returned as missing. All bodies that have been found have
      been buried. Civilians, 114; Local Forces, 3; Imperial Troops, 1; B.S.A.
      Police 1-Total, 119

      GAMBIER, J. Cecil, June 22, 1896, Lomogondi District, Assayer and Surveyor,
      at
      Ayrshire Mine, murdered at Menene River on his way in to Salisbury. GIBSON,
      Thomas James, about June 20, 1896, Abercorn District, Carpenter and
      Prospector, GRAHAM, Harry, about June 19, 1896, Salisbury District,
      Storekeeper, Graham and White; body found August 3 GRANT, Henry James, about
      June 18, 1896, Charter District, Farmer, murdered at Altona Farm. GRAVENOR,
      Harry, June 17, 1896, Salisbury District, Farm Assistant, murdered at Porta
      Farm, Hunyani River. GRAY, Harry, about June 19, 1896, Salisbury District,
      Miner, murdered at Gloucester Reef and body thrown down shaft. GREYLING,
      Amelius, about June 20, 1896, Charter District, Farmer; body recovered and
      buried July 15, 1898. HARRY, Ernest Walby, about June 21, 1896, Abercorn
      District, reported by Zambesi boy to have been murdered at Quadzuda's Kraal.
      HARVEY, John Lawrence, June, 1896, Salisbury District. HEINE, Corlina
      Martina,
      about June 20 1896, Charter District, murdered 20 miles from Charter; body
      recovered and buried July 14 and 15, 1897. HEINE, Frederick, about June 20,
      1896, Charter District, murdered 20 miles from Charter; body recovered and
      buried July 14 and 15, 1897. HEINE, Mary, about June 20, 1896, Charter
      District, murdered 20 miles from Charter; body recovered and buried, July 14
      and 15, 897. HEINE, Thomas, about June 20, 1896, Charter District, murdered
      20
      miles from Charter; body recovered and buried July 14 and 15, 1897. HENCKENS,
      Anton Hubert, about June 20, 1896, Mazoe District, Prospector, known to have
      been with BENT prospecting near Mazoe River, last seen Mazoe Store about June
      12. HEPWORTH, John Charles, June 17, 1896, Hartley District, Mine Manager,
      Renny Tailyour Concession, believed to have been killed at Wallace's Farm,
      Hartley District. HERMANN, Louis, June 21, 1896, Abercorn District,
      Prospector, murdered at Makombi's Kraal. HERMISTON, July 24, 1896, Charter
      District, Trooper, Mashonaland Column, M.R.F., lost on march between Charter
      and Marandella's HITCHMAN, Henry Arthur, about June 20, 1896, Trader, body
      found at Nedizwi's Kraal, five miles from Headlands, August 20, 1896.
      HODGSON,
      Alfred, about June 21, 1896, Lomogondi District, Manager Deary's Store,
      murdered near Store

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    • Steve Hayes
      ... From: Gary Cannon To: Date sent: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 04:33:01 +1200 Subject:
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        Date sent: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 04:33:01 +1200
        Subject: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Rhodesian Rebellion 1896/7 - Mashonaland Casualties
        Part 9
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        The London Gazette Issue 26954 published on the 5 April 1898. Pages 2203 to
        2208. http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/search-by-number

        N.B.-these lists refer only to Mashonaland and do not include casualties in
        Matabeleland.

        List of Casualties (White Men) During the Mashonaland Rising

        Summary of Casualties to the 31st December, 1897:-

        List of Persons Reported Murdered or Missing.
        Note. - In the following list of murdered and missing no hope is entertained
        for any of those returned as missing. All bodies that have been found have
        been buried. Civilians, 114; Local Forces, 3; Imperial Troops, 1; B.S.A.
        Police 1-Total, 119

        IRELAND, George, about June 21, 1896, Lomogondi District, Prospector,
        believed
        to have been murdered at the Eureka Mine. JAMESON, Arthur John, about June
        21,
        1896, Lomogondi District, Mining Commissioner, believed to have been murdered
        at M.C.'s Camp, Lomogondi. JOUBERT, J., about June, 1896, Salisbury District.
        KEATINGE, Frank, June 18, 1896, Lomogondi District, Corporal M.M.P., murdered
        at Gwebe River, real name was Frank Gilbert Keating JACKSON. KERR, June 20,
        1896, Lomogondi District, Prospector KOEFOED, S., June 16, 1896, Salisbury
        District, Prospector, murdered at the Beatrice Mine by 'Mslopa people, body
        thrown down well. LAW, Horace, about June 20, 1896, Salisbury District,
        Storekeeper, murdered near N.C. Campbell Farm; body, supposed to be his,
        found
        July 25, 1896 MCCULLUM (Captain), William, June 25, 1896, Lomogondi District,
        Telegraph Constructor, murdered at his camp, Matatima. MCGOWAN, James, June
        21, 1896, Lomogondi District, Prospector, murdered at or near Deary's Store.
        METCALF, Samuel, about June 20, 1896, Headlands, Trader; body found August
        20,
        1896, at Nedziwi's Kraal. MICHELL, William Walton, Trooper, B.S.A.P., lost on
        veldt, Hartley District, July 31, 1897. MILTON, William, about June 20, 1896,
        Salisbury District, Transport Rider, body found, Umtali Road, August 3, 1896.
        MOORE, John, about June 20, 1896, Salisbury District, Storekeeper, body found
        near Umtali telegraph line on August 3, 1896. MYNHARDT, A. G. F., June 21,
        1896, Lomogondi District, Native Commissioner, murdered at his camp; body,
        supposed to be his, found October 30, 1896 MOONY, David Enraght, June 15,
        1896, Hartley District, Native Commissioner, murdered at Mashangombi's Kraal;
        body recovered and buried, July, 1897. NELSON, Thomas, about June 20, 1896,
        Hartley District, Prospector, believed to have been murdered near Umswezwe's
        Kraal. NOBLE, Andrew, about June 20, 1896, Abercorn District, last heard of
        May 22. NORTON, Joseph Norton, about June 17, 1896, Salisbury District,
        Farmer, murdered at or near his farm Porta; body found. NORTON, Caroline,
        about June 17, 1896, Salisbury District, wife of above, murdered at or near
        his farm Porta; body found. NORTON, Dorothy, about June 17, 1896, Salisbury
        District; daughter of above, murdered at or near his farm Porta; body found.


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      • Steve Hayes
        ... From: Gary Cannon To: Date sent: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 10:20:35 +1200 Subject:
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          From: "Gary Cannon" <grcannon@...>
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          Date sent: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 10:20:35 +1200
          Subject: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Rhodesian Rebellion 1896/7 - Mashonaland Casualties
          Part 12
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          The London Gazette Issue 26954 published on the 5 April 1898. Pages 2203 to
          2208. http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/search-by-number

          N.B.-these lists refer only to Mashonaland and do not include casualties in
          Matabeleland.

          List of Casualties (White Men) During the Mashonaland Rising

          Summary of Casualties to the 31st December, 1897:-

          Accidentally Killed
          Civilians, 1; Local Forces, 3; B.S.A. Police, 2-Total, 6

          BESTER, Susarah, June 20, 1896, Van der Merwe's Farm, near Enkeldoorn, wife
          of
          Mr. Bester, accidentally shot when natives attacked the farm. EARNSHAW, Harry
          Popplewell, Trooper Umtali Rifles, October 19, 1896, Gatzi's Kraal; shot
          himself in action. GORDON, George, Lieutenant and Adjutant, Umtali Rifles,
          September 29, 1896, near Headlands; revolver accident JENKINS, Henry, Trooper
          Umtali Rifles, August 4, 1896, Umtali; revolver accident PAYNE, John William,
          Trooper B.S.A.P., accidentally shot at Mazoe, Fort Alderson, died at
          Salisbury
          Hospital, June 16, 1897. TENNANT, Robert, Hospital-Sergeant B.S.A.P., fell
          off
          a rock and killed at Hartley, July 26, 1897.

          Accidentally Wounded
          Local Forces, 2; Imperial Troops, 1-Total, 3

          CARTER, H., Private W. Riding Regiment, October 18, 1896, rifle accident,
          causing compound fracture of foot DAY, Frederick Warren, Trooper Dismounted
          Troop R, H , September 28, 1896, 3rd Mazoe Patrol; dynamite. GIBBS, Joseph,
          Trooper Mounted Troop R.H., Salisbury, September, 1896; rifle bursting.

          Wounded at Commencement of Rising
          Civilians, 8; Local Forces, 1-Total, 9

          BESTER, Barnadus, June 20 1896, Charter District, Farmer, wounded at Van der
          Merwe's Farm. BROADBENT, Edward Charles, June 20, 1896, Abercorn District,
          Prospector, on his way to Abercorn Store CAPE, F. W., June, 1896, Lomogundi
          District, Prospector, on his way to Salisbury CARTWRIGHT, Charles, Trooper
          M.M.P., June 15, 1896, Lomogundi District, wounded at Drake's Farm. KROOK,
          Otto, June, 1896, Lomogundi District, Prospector, on his way into Salisbury
          DEANE, Joseph Francis, June 19, 1896, Abercorn District, Prospector, on his
          way to Abercorn Store STOCKFELT, June, 1896, Lomogundi District, on his way
          to
          Salisbury SIROYAN, James, June 19, 1896, Abercorn District, Prospector, on
          his
          way to Abercorn Store VAN DER MERWE, Hendrick, June 20 1896, Charter
          District,
          Farmer, wounded at Van der Merwe's Farm





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        • Steve Hayes
          ... From: Gary Cannon To: Date sent: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 10:23:37 +1200 Subject:
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            Date sent: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 10:23:37 +1200
            Subject: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Rhodesian Rebellion 1896/7 - Mashonaland Casualties
            Part 13 & last
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            The London Gazette Issue 26954 published on the 5 April 1898. Pages 2203 to
            2208. http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/search-by-number

            N.B.-these lists refer only to Mashonaland and do not include casualties in
            Matabeleland.

            List of Casualties (White Men) During the Mashonaland Rising

            Summary of Casualties to the 31st December, 1897:-

            Died from Other Causes
            Civilians, 2; Local Forces, 10; Imperial Troops, 1; B.S.A. Police 20-Total,
            33

            ARMSTRONG, Douglas Fyfe, Trooper, B.S.A.P., died in Salisbury, June 12, 1897,
            of fever. BEATY, John, Private, Medical Staff Corps, October 29, 1896,
            Marandella's Hospital; rheumatic fever and heart disease BEAUMONT, Samuel,
            Trooper, B.S.A.P., died on patrol near Salisbury, May 8, 1897, of fever.
            BELLENDEN, William, Corporal, B.S.A.P., died at Hartley, February 7, 1897;
            fever and dysentery. BIRKS, John Edward, Trooper, B.S.A.P., died at Umtali
            May
            21, 1897, of fever BRETT, Edward, Trooper, Mount Darwin Volunteers, died in
            Salisbury of fever, June 10, 1897. BUTCHER, Harry, Trooper, Natal Troop, died
            at Hartley, February 16, 1897, of fever. CAPLEN, Henry Stanley,
            Sergeant-Major, Umtali Garrison, July 18, 1896, Umtali Hospital; fever
            DAVIDS,
            Charles, Corporal, B.S.A.P., died at Fort Chiquaqua, April 23, 1897, of
            fever.
            DUDLEY, F. C., Sergeant, Umtali Rifles, died at Headlands, March 27, 1897.
            ERSKINE, James, Trooper, B.S.A.P., died in Salisbury, July 6, 1897, of fever.
            FISH, Albert, Trooper, B.S.A.P., found dead on veld near Marandella's, August
            7, 1897 FORSTER, John Lowry, Trooper, B.S.A.P., died at Hartley, March 23,
            1897, of fever. HALES, A. J., Trooper, died at Kunzi's from fever, December
            5,
            1897. HODGSON, Robert; Trooper, Natal Troop, July 14, 1896, Salisbury
            Hospital; fever HUNT, C., Trooper, Artillery Troop, R.H., November 28, 1896,
            Salisbury Hospital; fever JAY, Edgar, Corporal, B.S.A.P., died at Makowrie on
            27th December, 1897, of fever. LEE, Herman, Trooper, B.S.A.P., died at
            Hartley, June 30, 1897, of fever. LIVINGSTONE, William Kinloch, Trooper,
            B.S.A.P., died at Hartley, January 12, 1897, of fever. MCCORMICK, James,
            Trooper, B.S.A.P., died at Marandella's, May 11, 1897, of fever. MCGOWAN,
            James, Trooper, Artillery Troop, R.H., November 18, 1896, Salisbury Hospital;
            fever and jaundice MACVINNIE, William, Corporal, B.S.A.P., died in Salisbury,
            July 12, 1897, of fever. MAXWELL, William, Sergeant, B.S.A.P., found dead on
            veld near Fort Gibbs. 1897. NOY, Richard, about June 18, 1896, Salisbury
            District, Miner, on his way to Salisbury; fever OVERSTALL, Frederick,
            Trooper,
            B.S.A.P., died at Hartley. February 11, 1896, of fever ROWLAND, John Robert,
            July .14, 1896, Abercorn District; exhaustion, on his way into Salisbury
            after
            being rescued SCOTT, John, Trooper, B.S.A.P., died at Hartley, March 22,
            1897,
            of fever. SIMS, George, Trooper, B.S.A.P., died at Hartley, April 24, 1897,
            of
            fever. SLADE, William George, Bugler, White's Scouts, about July 7, 1896,
            Enkeldoorn Laager; dysentery VARNDELL, C. R., Sergeant, Natal Troop, died at
            Hartley, April 6, 1897, of fever. WATTS, Charles Edward, Trooper, B.S.A.P.,
            died in Salisbury, June 26, 1897, of fever. WHITE, Harry, Trooper, B.S.A.P.,
            died at Fort Chiquaqua, April 23, 1897, of fever. ZBORIL, Adolph, Volunteer,
            serving with Natal Troop, June 27, 1896, Salisbury Hospital; effects of the
            sun




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